Jan. 10, 2013
Xavier (8-6) 57, Temple (10-4) 52
With the win, the Musketeers snap their four-game losing streak
Xavier is 14-4 in Atlantic 10 Conference regular season openers since joining the league in 1995-96, including seven of its last eight.
Xavier is 86-11 all-time in Atlantic 10 action in Cintas Center, including 48-1 in seven seasons so far.
Xavier is 6-1 against Temple in Cintas Center, including four straight wins.
Xavier's defense kept Temple to a 33.9 percentage shooting from the field which is a season low for an opponent.
Temple's 33.9% shooting percentage is its second lowest of the season. Only Kansas held them to a lower percentage (.302).
Temple's 52 points against Xavier is a season low. Their previous low was 54 at Buffalo.
Travis Taylor recorded a double-double (11p, 10r) for the second straight game and the fourth time in the last five games.
Travis Taylor made a career-high seven free throw and tied a career-high with 35 minutes.
Landon Amos had a career-high in minutes (16) and a career-high in rebounds with four.
Justin Martin had double figures for the first time since the eighth game of the year after scoring in double figures in the first eight games of the season.