murph, what's up? >> it is cold, quiet here now, but at 7:00 tonight this place, the liacouras center, will be absolutely pack. it is a sell-out crowd. why not? it is number one villanova taking on the owls here. now the owls are 16 and eight, ten and three in the american conference, two and one innocent big five. wildcats it 22 and three, 12 and one in the biggies, three and zero in the big five. what a year for jay wright and his wildcat. let's talk about temple. this is not going to be a walk in the park for villanova. because temple has won eight of its last nine games through action season best streak of five in a row. okay? so the owls february 14th win put them in sole possession of first place in the american with a record of ten and three, so temple really playing well. by the way, temple will play number one team for the 17th time in their history, and they have a two and 14 record in those contests, of course the season open they are year against north carolina which they lost. the wildcats
murph it, is sold out. >> reporter: sold out yet again, liacouras center sold out. why not? what a marquis match up this is. the best college team in the country. villanova wildcats taking on the temple owls. now, temple's won eight of their last nine games, including a season best streak of five in a row. so, this is not going to be just, you know, walk out of the court and win for the wildcats by any means. the owls february 14th win put them in soul possession of first place, the american with a record every ten and three by the way, so temple will play the number one team for the 17th time in program history. and has a two and 14 record in those contests. the owls already played the number one team this season, falling short against north carolina, earlier this season. of course north carolina bumped out of the number one spot when villanova over took that number one ranking on february 8th in the polls. the wildcats are 22 and three overall with 12 and one mark in the biggies. now, temple and villanova, this is going to be the 90th time that these two teams have met up.
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