The out of conference season for the Villanova Basketball Team ends on Monday as they host Temple (5-5) at The Pavilion. #15 Villanova (11-1) wraps up the year with their final game of the Big Five. 'Nova has won 17 of their last 18 Big 5 contests.
This is the 81st meeting between the Owl and the 'Cats. Villanova holds a slight edge in the overall series- 41-39
The Wildcats are looking to extend their current 22-Game Winning Streak at The Pavilion.
Temple is led by guard Dionte Christmas who is averaging around 21 points a game (and scored 35 against Tennessee). Junior guard Ryan Brooks adds more depth to the backcourt with his 12 points. Down low, Sergio Olmos is averaging 12 points and 4 rebounds.
Villanova Stat Leaders
PPG: Dante Cunningham (17.3), Scottie Reynolds (14.7), Corey Stokes (12.2)
Rebounds: Cunningham (7.8), Antonio Pena (5.9), Reggie Redding (4.6)
Assists: Reynolds (4.5), Corey Fisher (3.2), Redding (2.8)
Tipoff is slated for 7p. The game will be shown on ESPNU, and should be on ChannelSurfing.net