Stbonnies 40 41 81
Temple 36 42 78
Date of game: 1/19/2013

Recap: Temple vs. St Bonaventure

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Led by a career-high 22 points from Matthew Wright the St. Bonaventure Bonnies knocked off the Temple Owls, 81-78, in an Atlantic 10 conference battle at the Liacouras Center.

Eric Mosley and Demetrius Conger each added 15 points, Youssou Ndoye had 12 and Chris Johnson chipped in 10 to go with seven assists for St. Bonaventure (7-10, 1-3 A-10) which ended a six-game losing streak.

Khalif Wyatt scored 31 points to pace Temple (12-5, 2-2) while Jake O'Brien added 16, T.J. Dileo put in 11 and Scootie Randall tacked on 10. The Owls had won 16 straight against St. Bonaventure before the loss.

At the end of the first half the Bonnies led 40-36. St. Bonaventure shot 46.7 percent in the first half, including a 6-of-10 showing from beyond the arc. Temple kept pace by hitting 46.4 percent of its shots while knocking down 7-of-17 from 3-point range.

In the second half the Bonnies heated up to 52 percent shooting while rattling in 5-of-8 from long range to hold off a late charge from the host Owls.

The win was the first in 31 attempts at Temple for St. Bonaventure.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Royals send closer Holland to DL

The Kansas City Royals have placed All- Star closer Greg Holland on the 15-day disabled list due to a right pectoral strain.

Blackhawks tab Darling to start Game 3

Rookie Scott Darling will start in net for the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday in Game 3 of their Western Conference quarterfinal matchup with the Nashville Predators.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.