St. Bonaventure (9-5), which began Atlantic 10 Conference play with a triple-overtime win over Charlotte, faces a stiff road test tonight against 19th-ranked Temple, the defending A-10 champion at Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.
Temple (11-3, 2-0 A-10) has won eight of its last nine games and its last 14 at home. Junior Ramone Moore leads the Owls with a 15.0 ppg average.
In women's basketball, St. Bonaventure (10-6, 0-1) will be home for an Atlantic 10 game against La Salle at the Reilly Center. The Bonnies dropped a 60-54 game at Duquesne in their conference opener last Saturday. La Salle (4-11, 0-1) has lost its last six games despite the play of Ashley Gale, who is averaging 17.6 and scored 29 in a loss to Fordham in the Explorers' A-10 opener.
The University at Buffalo (8-7, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) travels to Oxford, Ohio, to face Miami (8-7, 0-2). Kourtney Brown leads the Bulls in scoring with 20.8 ppg and in rebounding with 11.8 per game.