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Temple University at St. Louis University 3 March 2010
Saint Louis University Billikens (19-10, 10-5) ran out of steam in their 57-51 loss to #16 (ESPN/USA Today)/#20 (AP) Temple University Owls (25-5, 13-2) at the Chaifetz Arena (reported paid attendance = 7984 for the last regular season home game). SLU remains one game shy of its first 20-win season under Coach Majerus. Temple held a 27-26 lead at the half and were able to wear the Billikens down at the end and take advantage of their free-throw imbalance.. The Billikens were led by sophomore forward Willie Reed (16 pts, 4 rebounds), freshman guard Christian Salecich (10 pts), freshman forward Cody Ellis (7 pts), and sophomore guard Kwamain Mitchell (7 pts, 4 rebounds). The Owls were led by junior forward Lavoy Allen (18 pts, 14 rebounds), sophomore guard Juan Fernandez (17 pts), senior guard Ryan Brooks (13 pts), sophomore guard Ramone Moore (5 pts, 4 rebounds, 3 assists), and senior guard Luis Guzman (4 pts, 8 rebounds, 4 assists). Saint Louis shot 42% from the field (21% from 3-pt range) and 67% (4-6) from the charity line. Temple shot 45% from the field (33% from 3-pt range) and 77% (13-17) from the charity line. The Billikens had 23 rebounds (4O, 19D), 12 assists, 2 steals, 2 blocked shots, and 9 turnovers as compared with 36 rebounds (10O, 26D), 10 assists, 3 steals, 2 blocked shots, and 12 turnovers by the Owls.

New Faces of Billikens Basketball

Temple junior forward Lavoy Allen (24) shoots in front of SLU sophomore forward Brian Conklin (14). Allen finished with a game-high 18 points and 14 rebounds to go with 1 steal, a blocked shot, and 4 turnovers. Conklin was held scoreless but collected 4 rebounds.

Owls sophomore guard Juan Fernandez (4) drives past Billikens sophomore guard Kyle Cassity (23). Fernandez contributed 17 points, 1 assist, 1 steal, and 3 turnovers. Cassity chipped in 2 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 turnovers.

Owls senior guard Ryan Brooks drives on Billikens freshman guard Christian Salecich (15). Brooks finished with 13 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, and 1 turnover.

SLU sophomore forward Willie Reed (33) scores over Owl junior forward Lavoy Allen (24) on his way to 16 points and 4 rebounds.

Billikens freshman guard Christian Salecich (15) hits from long range. Salecich contributed 10 points (8 came in the first half) and 2 rebounds.

SLU sophomore guard Kwamain Mitchell (3) was quiet most of the game and finished with 7 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, and 2 turnovers.

Temple senior guard Luis Guzman (10) shoots over SLU freshman forward Cody Ellis (24). Guzman contributed 4 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, and 1 turnover. Ellis finished with 7 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, and 1 turnover.

Owl sophomore guard Ramone Moore (23) shoots over Billikens freshman forward Cory Remekun (32). Moore finished with 5 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and 1 blocked shot. Remekun contributed 6 points, 1 blocked shot, and 1 turnover.

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