UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond plays Temple Thursday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at McGonigle Hall in Philadelphia, Pa.
The Owls come into Thursday's game having dropped three of their last four games. Temple most recently dropped 77-51 decision to La Salle Sunday. The Owls are 1-3 in conference play, with their lone win coming at St. Bonaventure. Temple is 0-2 in home A-10 games. The Owls are led by Victoria Mucaulay's 14.7 points per game. Mucaulay also pulls down a team-high 9.3 rebounds per game. Mucaulay is a team-high 110-229 (48 percent) from the field. Temple has its best edge on the glass, where it grabs 40.7 boards per game, +4.5 more than its counterparts. Temple's 40.7 rpg ranks third in the A-10. The Owls come into Thursday's game with a seven-game win-streak over the Spiders. Temple looks for its first win at McGonigle Hall since Jan. 7.
Richmond staged an incredible comeback to force overtime to beat Xavier, 73-63, Sun- day at the Robins Center on CBS Sports. The Spiders found themselves down 16 points with 9:32 remaining in the game, but pieced together an inspirational comeback, spear- headed by Rachael Bilney's seven second-half threes, to pull away with the win. Richmond outscored Xavier 37-25 in the second half and 14-4 in overtime to notch the win. Bilney led all scorers with 22 points. Kristina King added 19 points and a career-high eight assists. The Spiders are led in scoring by King's 13.3 ppg, followed by Rachael Bilney's 11.6 ppg. Becca Wann is leading the team with 62 assists or 2.95 apg. The Spiders are shooting 40 percent from the field, 32 percent from long-range. The Spiders have made 72 percent of their free-throws. Richmond enters Thursday's game having dropped seven-straight to the Owls. Richmond is 0-6 against Temple in Philadelphia.
The Spiders host No. 17/16 Dayton Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. in the Robins Center in a game nationally-televised on ESPNU.