St. Bonaventure vs. Temple: Recap and Stats

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St. Bonaventure vs. Temple: Recap and Stats
St. Bonaventure 81
(8-9, 2-6 away)
Temple 78
(12-5, 8-2 home)
Venue: Liacouras Center
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
St. Bonaventure 40 41 81
Temple 36 42 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
St. Bonaventure D Conger 13 D Conger 7 D Conger 2
Temple K Wyatt 17 A Lee 7 K Wyatt 3

Though they were an 11-point underdog coming into the game, St. Bonaventure just barely slipped by Temple 81-78 in A-10 action. Demetrius Conger played brilliantly for the Bonnies and put up 15 points and nine rebounds. Matthew Wright had a career-high 22 points and added three assists. For the Owls, Jake O`Brien finished with a season-high 16 points and four rebounds. The next game will be on Wednesday, January 23rd when St. Bonaventure (8-9, 1-3 A-10) goes to St. Joseph's (PA) (9-6, 1-2 A-10).

St. Bonaventure Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 0:01 left to go.
  • The last time St. Bonaventure started the season 8-9 was 1998.
  • St. Bonaventure beat the spread by 14.0 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Bonnies have beaten the spread.
  • The Bonnies have won 4 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, St. Bonaventure has won 25 close games.
  • The Bonnies have won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after recording 81 or more total points.
  • This season St. Bonaventure has won 71% of the time (5-2) when Demetrius Conger has 15 points or more.
  • The Bonnies set season highs for three-pointers and three-point percentage.
  • The last time St. Bonaventure had a three-point percentage of 61.1% or higher was Feb 22, 2012 against Fordham.
  • St. Bonaventure set a season low for steals.
  • St. Bonaventure has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past 5 games.
  • The top two scorers (Matthew Wright and Demetrius Conger) accounted for 45.6% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Demetrius Conger and Youssou Ndoye) accounted for 53.3% of the rebounds.
  • Demetrius Conger has led the team in rebounding in 8 out of 17 games this season.
  • Demetrius Conger has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Matthew Wright's career.
  • Matthew Wright had career highs with 22 points, 8 field goals made, 4 three-pointers, and a 100% three-point percentage.
  • Chris Johnson has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Chris Johnson had a career high with 7 assists.

Temple Game Notes

  • Temple lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Owls have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Temple has lost 18 close games.
  • Khalif Wyatt accounted for 39.7% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Anthony Lee and Scootie Randall) accounted for 43.7% of the rebounds.
  • Khalif Wyatt has led the team in scoring 9 times in 17 games this season.
  • Anthony Lee has led the team in rebounding 9 times in 17 games this season.
  • T.J. DiLeo set career highs with 11 points and 3 three-pointers.
  • This marks the 20th 20-point game of Khalif Wyatt's career.
  • Khalif Wyatt has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Khalif Wyatt.
Bona PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+D. Conger401594013
AMatthew Wright372223001
AYoussou Ndoye291272021
AChris Johnson311027102
AEric Mosley331523202
C+M. Davenport9321000
CM. Simmons11410001
-Charlon Kloof7011000
-Jordan Gathers3000000
TEMPLE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJake O`Brien221641110
AKhalif Wyatt303103105
B+T.J. DiLeo311134200
BScootie Randall351052001
BAnthony Lee24690121
BR. Hollis-Jefferson34435212
CQuenton DeCosey10031000
DWill Cummings13011001

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