Temple vs. NC State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Temple vs. NC State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Temple 76
(24-9, 8-4 away)
NC State 72
(24-11, 16-1 home)
Venue: University of Dayton Arena
1:40PM ET / 10:40AM PT, March 22, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Temple 38 38 76
NC State 22 50 72
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Temple K Wyatt 31 S Randall 8 K Wyatt 5
NC State L Brown 22 R Howell 15 L Brown 9

On Friday, Mar. 22, No. 8-seeded NC State fell to No. 9-seeded Temple 76-72 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Lorenzo Brown put up a team-high 22 points and nine assists for the Wolfpack. Richard Howell got a double-double with 14 points and 15 rebounds. For the Owls, Khalif Wyatt got a game-high 31 points and five assists. NC State closes out the season with a 24-11 record. The Wolfpack got to the NCAA Tournament as an at-large team after falling to Miami (FL) 81-71 in the ACC Tournament. In the regular season, they finished fourth in the ACC with an 11-7 record in conference play.

NC State Game Notes

  • The last time NCSU started the season 24-11 was 2001.
  • The Wolfpack have been unlucky six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, NC State is 36-25 in close games.
  • The Wolfpack have lost 83 percent of the time this season (1-5) after having a three-point percentage of 30.8 percent or worse.
  • NC State has lost 75 percent of the time this season (2-6) after recording 10 or fewer free throws made.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.0 percent or better this season, NC State has lost 83 percent of the time (1-5).
  • When the opposition records 21 or more free throws made this season, NC State has lost 80 percent of the time (1-4).
  • The Wolfpack have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 11 games.
  • Lorenzo Brown accounted for 30.5 percent of the team's points.
  • Richard Howell accounted for 44.1 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Lorenzo Brown has led the team in scoring in six out of 35 games this season.
  • Richard Howell has led the team in rebounding in 25 out of 35 games this season.
  • This marks the eighth 20-point game of Lorenzo Brown's career.
  • Lorenzo Brown had a career high with nine field goals made.
  • Scott Wood has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Richard Howell recorded the 46th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Richard Howell has grabbed double-digit rebounds in three straight games.
  • Richard Howell recorded a double-double. It was his 18th this season and 31st of his career.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of C.J. Leslie's career.
  • C.J. Leslie has four straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the third foul out of the season for C.J. Leslie.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Rodney Purvis.

Temple Game Notes

  • The Owls won this one, but have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Temple is 42-21 in close games.
  • Khalif Wyatt accounted for 40.7 percent of the team's points.
  • Scootie Randall accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Khalif Wyatt has led the team in scoring 22 times in 33 games this season.
  • Scootie Randall has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 33 games this season.
  • This marks the 31st 20-point game of Khalif Wyatt's career.
  • Khalif Wyatt has 19 straight double-digit point games.
TEMPLE PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Khalif Wyatt383125301
AScootie Randall38583000
AJake O`Brien321850001
B+R. Hollis-Jefferson401243022
B-T.J. DiLeo22411200
C+Anthony Lee8320010
C-Will Cummings22301011
NCSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Lorenzo Brown392249003
ARichard Howell3714150002
AC.J. Leslie362052023
BScott Wood381012000
C+T.J. Warren33441301
D+Rodney Purvis13240003
-Tyler Lewis5010001

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