Temple vs. Xavier: Recap and Stats

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Temple vs. Xavier: Recap and Stats
Temple 52
(10-4, 3-3 away)
Xavier 57
(8-6, 5-3 home)
Venue: Cintas Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 10, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Temple 26 26 52
Xavier 29 28 57
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Temple K Wyatt 15 S Randall 7 K Wyatt 3
Xavier S Christon 13 T Taylor 7 S Christon 4

On Thursday, January 10th, Temple took on Xavier and was clipped by the Musketeers 57-52 in conference play. Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson put up 11 points plus six rebounds for the Owls. Anthony Lee had a team-high 15 points and added seven rebounds. Travis Taylor recorded a double-double for the Musketeers on 11 points and 10 rebounds. Temple (10-4, 0-1 A-10) welcomes Saint Louis (12-3, 1-0 A-10) on Saturday, January 12th.

Temple Game Notes

  • Temple started 10-4 during the 2011, 1999, and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • Temple set a season low for total points.
  • The top two scorers (Anthony Lee and Scootie Randall) accounted for 53.8% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Anthony Lee and Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson) accounted for 41.9% of the rebounds.
  • Anthony Lee has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 14 games this season.
  • Anthony Lee has 5 straight double-digit point games.

Xavier Game Notes

  • The Musketeers won this one, but have lost 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Xavier has lost 24 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Semaj Christon and Travis Taylor) accounted for 47.3% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Travis Taylor and Jeff Robinson) accounted for 40.4% of the rebounds.
  • Semaj Christon has led the team in scoring 6 times in 14 games this season.
  • Travis Taylor has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 14 games this season.
  • Travis Taylor recorded the 14th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Travis Taylor has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Travis Taylor recorded a double-double. It was his 5th this season and 13th of his career.
TEMPLE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AR. Hollis-Jefferson341166001
B+Anthony Lee361570101
B+Scootie Randall361361200
C+Jake O`Brien13331021
CWill Cummings28521212
CKhalif Wyatt30513113
D+T.J. DiLeo16012001
-Dalton Pepper5010000
XU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ATravis Taylor3511102013
B+Semaj Christon311622201
BJeff Robinson27671201
BJustin Martin341050101
B-Dee Davis10313001
CIsaiah Philmore17240011
CBrad Redford22901002
CErik Stenger8031001
DLanden Amos16040013

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