A 4-0 Night for the Big 5

The four Big 5 men’s schools in action Wednesday — Penn, La Salle, Saint Joseph’s and Temple — all won their games by a combined margin of 73 points. (If you want to include Saint Joseph’s and Villanova women ... and the Flyers ... that’s a 7-0 night by a total combined margin of 109.)

The four Big 5 victors outshot their opponents by nearly 10 percentage points overall and by over 15 percentage points from the arc, but only outrebounded them by one. They did earn 30 more assists on 20 more field goals.

Below are the totals for Wednesday’s four men’s games:

     Big 5 Team     Opponents 
 Points 310  237 
 Field Goals 107-222  87-224 
    Pct. 48.2%    38.8% 
 3-Pt FGs 41-93  16-57 
    Pct. 44.1%   28.1% 
 Free Throws 55-76  47-71 
    Pct. 72.4%  66.2% 
 Rebounds 138  137 
 Assists 64  34 
 Blocked Shots      15  13 
 Turnovers 50  60 
 Steals 32  25 

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