Temple vs. Cincinnati – Sport Preview – February 3, 2021


The Cincinnati Bearcats (3-10, 2-7 AAC) aim to change the situation after losing three games when they host the Temple Owls (5-7, 5-4 AAC) at 6:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday. February 3, 2021 in the Fifth Third Arena. The game will air on ESPN +.

Jillian Hayes’ team high of 17 points wasn’t enough in Cincinnati’s 60:52 loss to Wichita State on Wednesday in their last game.

Mia Davis scored 22 points at team level in Temple’s last game against Tulane on Sunday, but with a loss of 71-69 that wasn’t enough.

Cincinnati team statistics

Cincinnati averages 60.2 points per game, 10.8 less than the 71 temples per competition allows. The Bearcats stand 2-1 this season if they collect more than 71 points.

The Bearcats scored 70.1 percent of their free throws as a team, the second best mark in the AAC. Iimar’i Thomas makes 5.8 free throws per game to lead Cincinnati while joining 83 percent of their tries on the line.

Temple team statistics

Temple goes into matchup on Wednesday and scores 61.7 points per game, 6.9 less than the Cincinnati 68.6 per competition. If they score more than 69 points, the owls stand 1-1 this season.

The Owls have built 13.8 takeaways per game this season, averaging 17.2 freebies per competition. Cincinnati is 2-8 this season when more than 14 sales are committed.

Cincinnati players watch

Thomas leads Cincinnati with 23.0 points, 7.6 rebounds and 3.1 assists. Hayes added 8.8 points and 5.4 rebounds for the Bearcats and Destiny Haymer averaged 7.6 points per game.

Caitlyn Wilson was the best choice for Cincinnati from Beyond the Arch. She leads the team in three per game and hits 0.9 three-point points per competition (19 percent of her attempts).

Player stats reflect 12 out of 13 games this season.

Temple players watch

Davis averages 18.5 points and 8.1 rebounds per game and leads Temple in both scoring and rebound. The Owls also get 12.4 points, 3.6 assists and 1.9 steals from Jasha Clinton, while Alexa Williamson adds 11.5 points and seven rebounds per game.

Clinton helps clear the ground for Temple and leads the owls by averaging 1.6 three points per game while shooting 30 percent from downtown.

Player stats reflect 11 out of 12 games this season.

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