Here are projected numbers for Villanova's game against Robert Morris, and Temple's matchup against Cornell.
Villanova: The Wildcats are 86.8 percent favorites. In our simulation, the Colonials shoot 41.3 percent from the field, and the Wildcats are forecasted to shoot 45.3 percent. The Wildcats have the rebounding advantage at 37.4 to 27.9. The Wildcats commit fewer turnovers at 13.5, vs. 15.4 for the Colonials. The Colonials are making 5.1 3-pointers on 35 percent from beyond the arc. The Wildcats are projected to make 7.2 threes on 35.2 percent.
KEY PLAYER STATISTICAL DATA - PTS: Karon Abraham 14.4, Scottie Reynolds 17.8 ASSISTS: Velton Jones 2.8, Corey Fisher 4.1 REBOUNDS: Rob Robinson 5.4, Antonio Pena 7.4. For complete forecasted box score and all player projections updated daily visit AccuScore.com.
Temple: The Owls are slight 50.6 percent favorites over Cornell. The Big Red are projected to shoot 41.3 percent from the field, and the Owls are forecasted to shoot 45.6 percent. The rebounding battle is pretty even with the Big Red projected for 28.8 rebounds vs. 29.3 for the Owls. Turnovers are pretty even with the Big Red projected for 10.5 turnovers vs. 10 for the Owls. The Big Red are making 7.3 3-pointers on 36.4 percent from beyond the arc. The Owls are forecasted to make 5.1 3-pointers on 34.9 percent.
KEY PLAYER STATISTICAL DATA - PTS: Ryan Wittman 13.3, Ryan Brooks 13.2 ASSISTS: Louis Dale 3.6, Juan Fernandez 3.7 REBOUNDS: Jeff Foote 6.9, Lavoy Allen 9.3.