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Temple University at St. Louis University 20 January 2008
Saint Louis University Billikens (10-8, 1-3) and the Temple University Owls (8-8, 2-1) played a close game through two halves and an exciting overtime but it was the Owls pulling out a 54-53 victory at the Scottrade Center (reported attendance, 9341). The Billikens shot poorly and had a few too many turnovers late in the game. The Billikens were led by junior guards Kevin Lisch (17 pts, 4 rebounds, 4 turnovers) and Tommie Liddell, III (12 pts, 9 rebounds, 4 turnovers) and senior forward Luke Meyer (9 pts, 7 rebounds). Saint Louis shot 38% from the field (31% from 3-pt range) and 91% (10-11) from the charity line. The Owls were led by junior guard Dionte Christmas (20 pts, 5 turnovers), freshman forward Laroy Allen (8 pts, 8 rebounds), senior guard Mark Tyndale (7 pts, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 blocked shots, 2 steals), and senior guard Chris Clark (7 pts). Rhode Island shot 35% from the field (31% from 3-pt range) and 83% (5-6) from the charity line. The Billikens had 38 rebounds (8O, 30D), 10 assists, 3 steals, 3 blocked shots, and 15 turnovers as compared with 33 rebounds (9O, 24D), 12 assists, 5 steals, 8 blocked shots, and 10 turnovers by the Owls.

SLU junior guard Kevin Lisch (21) drives against Temple senior guard Mark Tyndale (13). Lisch scored 17 points to go with 4 rebounds and 4 turnovers. Tyndale finished with 7 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 blocked shots, and 3 steals. Billiken Kevin Lisch (21) guards Owl junior guard Dionte Christmas (22). Christmas scored a game-high 20 points and committed a game-high 5 turnovers. SLU junior guard Tommie Liddell, III (25) drives against Temple junior guard Semaj Inge (15). Liddell finished with 12 points, 9 rebounds, and 4 turnovers.

Owl freshman forward Lavoy Allen (24) tries to muscle past Billiken sophomore forward Adam Knollmeyer (42). Allen scored 8 points and collected 8 rebounds. Knollmeyer collected 4 rebounds. SLU senior guard Danny Brown defends against Temple senior guard Mark Tyndale (13). Brown finished with 7 points and 7 rebounds. Billiken senior forward Luke Meyer (32) shoots above two Owl defenders. Meyer finished with 9 points and 7 rebounds.

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