Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • TEM 48.0
    • 55.8 NCST
  • Three Point %

    • TEM 38.9
    • 30.8 NCST
  • Turnovers

    • TEM 5
    • 13 NCST
  • Rebounds

    • TEM 26
    • 34 NCST

Game Information

University of Dayton Arena
Coverage: TBS
  • Dayton, Ohio 45490
Capacity: 13455
Referees: Pat Driscoll, Terry Oglesby, Kipp Kissinger
3/22/2013 Associated Press

Wyatt battles injured thumb to power Temple

Khalif Wyatt scored 31 points, finishing the game with an injured left thumb that had him grimacing before his clinching free throws, and Temple broke with its one-and-done NCAA tournament trend Friday, beating North Carolina State.

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Game Flow

- 0th Half





Shot Chart

Research Notes

  • Temple now has 9 wins as a 9 seed or lower, tied with Gonzaga for the most since the field expanded to 64 teams in 1985.

  • NC State scored six points off turnovers in its loss to Temple, the Wolfpacks' second fewest points off turnovers in a game this season. They had four in their loss to Virginia on Jan. 29. NC State is 5-7 this season when scoring 10 or fewer points off turnovers and 19-4 when they score at least 11.

  • Khalif Wyatt scored 31 points in Temple's win against NC State. It was his sixth 30-point game this season. Wyatt scored 26 of his 31 points either in the paint or at the free throw line. Wyatt drew nine fouls in the game, six fewer than what NC State drew as a team.

  • Most Points Men's Basketball Championship Game, Temple History

    1956 Hal Lear48 vs SMU
    1956 Hal Lear40 vs Connecticut
    1990 Mark Macon32 vs St. John's
    1956 Hal Lear32 vs Iowa
    2013 Khalif Wyatt31 vs NC State
    1991 Mark Macon31 vs North Carolina

  • Khalif Wyatt's 31 points are the most by a Temple player in the NCAA Tournament since 1991, when Mark Macon scored 31 in the Owls' Elite 8 loss.


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