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Temple Records Triple-Double in No. 5 Saints' 95-69 Win Over Midway

Temple Records Triple-Double in No. 5 Saints' 95-69 Win Over Midway

(CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – Thomas More University senior guard Madison Temple (Cincinnati, Ohio/Anderson) recorded a triple-double tonight (Wednesday, November 14, 2018) to lead the fifth-ranked Saints to a 95-69 win over Midway University in the Saints' home opener at the Connor Convocation Center in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.

  • The Saints led 23-13 after one quarter.
  • Thomas More shot 47.6 percent from the field in the quarter.
  • First-year guard Asyah Mitchell (Kenton County, Ky./Cooper) scored eight points in the first quarter.

  • Midway opened the quarter on a 9-2 run cut the lead to 25-22 with 6:14 to play in the quarter.
  • Thomas More answered with a 17-3 lead to increase the lead to 42-25 on a Mitchell lay-up with 1:30 to play in the quarter.
  • The Saints led 44-32 at intermission.

  • The Saints out-scored Midway 29-14 in the third quarter to build a 73-46 lead.
  • Thomas More shot 57.1 percent from the field in the third quarter.
  • Junior guard Kaela Saner (Florence, Ky./Boone County) scored 13 points in the quarter
  • Temple finished with nine points in the quarter.

  • Thomas More led by as many as 32 points in the quarter when sophomore forward Allison Gribben (Edgewood, Ky./Notre Dame Academy) made a lay-up with 3:00 to play in the game.
  • 14 Saints played at least one minute in the fourth quarter.

  • Thomas More improve to 2-0.
  • Midway falls to 1-3.
  • The Saints shot 49.4 percent (40-of-81) from the field.
  • Thomas More out-scored Midway 54-24 in the paint, 28-18 off turnovers and 28-6 on second chance points.
  • Temple, who was named the Jimmy John's Player of the Game, had 26 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to record her triple-double and added three blocks and five steals.
  • Mitchell finished the game with 17 points and six rebounds.
  • Saner had 16 points in the game.
  • Sophomore guard Hayden White (Milford, Ohio/Milford) had seven rebounds.
  • Senior forward Shelby Rupp (Milan, Ind./Batesville) had eight points and seven rebounds.
  • Senior guard Kelly Clapper (Newark, Ohio/Newark Catholic) finished with seven points and three rebounds.
  • Sophomore guard Briana McNutt (Maysville, Ky./Mason County) finished with six rebounds.

  • The Saints return to action on Friday and Saturday (November 16-17) when they travel to Danville, Kentucky to play in Centre College Tournament.
  • Thomas More will play Convenant College on Friday at 5 p.m. and Meredith College at 4 p.m. on Saturday.