Who: La Salle (5-3) at

Boston University (4-5)

When: Tonight, 7 o'clock

Where: Agganis Arena, Boston

TV: None

Radio: WHAT (1340-AM)

Notes: This is only the third meeting between these schools and the first since BU won a 1997 game over an Explorers team led by Donnie Carr . . . All three of La Salle's losses have come to teams that play in the Big 12 . . . Sophomore forward Aaric Murray leads the Explorers in scoring at 17.1 points per game and is shooting 53.7 percent . . . La Salle next hosts Villanova on Sunday at 2 p.m. (ESPNU) . . . Plenty of Philadelphia flavor running through the Terriers, including head coach Patrick Chambers (former Villanova assistant) . . . Two of BU's losses have been to Villanova and Kentucky. Boston hosts Saint Joseph's on Dec. 21.

Who: Georgetown (8-0) at

Temple (5-2)

When: Tonight, 9 o'clock

Where: Liacouras Center

TV: ESPN

Radio: None

Notes: The Hoyas are ranked ninth with their best win over then-No. 9 Missouri in overtime . . . Two-guard Austin Freeman, the Big East preseason player of the year, is averaging a team-best 20.1 points per game and shooting 54.3 percent from three-point land . . . Ramone Moore (12.3), Juan Fernandez (11.4) and Lavoy Allen (10.6) lead the Owls in scoring . . . Temple came into the week ranked 11th in the country in scoring defense at 55.4 points per game. On offense, Georgetown averages 79.1, tied for 39th . . . The Owls host Akron on Sunday at 3 p.m.

- Ed Barkowitz