Temple hosts Saint John’s (NY) following Battle’s 24-point showing

Saint John’s (NY) Red Storm (4-0) vs. Temple Owls (2-2)

Philadelphia; Monday, 9:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Temple takes on the Saint John’s (NY) Red Storm after Khalif Battle scored 24 points in Temple’s 72-66 victory against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.

Temple finished 11-3 at home a season ago while going 17-12 overall. The Owls averaged 66.8 points per game while shooting 39.5% from the field and 31.1% from 3-point range last season.

Saint John’s (NY) finished 8-11 in Big East games and 4-7 on the road last season. The Red Storm gave up 74.2 points per game while committing 18.2 fouls last season.

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