Temple (21-5, 10-2) is one of the hottest teams in the nation. The Owls have won 10 straight and in doing so vaulted themselves into the Atlantic 10 penthouse. The first game of this run was actually a 76-70 victory over these same Explorers.
On the other side of things, La Salle (18-9, 7-5) just wants to keep on the right track. The Explorers beat UMass 72-71on Saturday after previously losing three consecutive games. Depending on the St. Joe's result tonight, a win could push La Salle into a tie for third in the conference.
Being a hometown kid, one would imagine that Pettis is jacked up for this game, more than most.
The Owls will look to improve their March Madness stock tonight, while La Salle aims to turn a few heads.
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Radio: 1210 AM WPHT
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