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Wyatt to work out for Sixers on Saturday

Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 3:31 PM
The 76ers have moved up their scheduled workout with Temple guard Khalif Wyatt. The 6-foot-4, 205-pounder will partake in pre-draft drills at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine on Saturday. The Sixers were originally scheduled to work out the Norristown native on June 20. The franchise has... Read more

Jesse Morgan could play at Temple

Friday, May 24, 2013, 3:37 PM
Former Massachusetts guard Jesse Morgan is enrolled in summer courses at Temple and could possibly play for the Owls next season. This was first reported by OwlScoop.com. The Olney High graduate, who has one season of eligibility remaining, is a continuing studies student at Temple. He could play... Read more

Jaylen Bond transferring to Temple

Friday, May 17, 2013, 12:35 PM
CHICAGO -- Jaylen Bond is transferring to Temple. The former Texas forward informed the Owls of his plan on Friday. He ultimately chose Temple over Penn State. Bond informed Longhorns coach Rick Barnes of his decision to leave Texas in March and was granted his release. According to NCAA rules,... Read more

Owls to compete in BROOKLYN invite

Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 8:16 PM
The Temple men’s basketball team will play LIU Brooklyn in the BROOKLYN HOOPS Holiday Invitational. The Dec. 21 game will be part of a triple-header at the Barclays Center. Michigan will play Stanford and Manhattan faces Buffalo in the other games. The Owls finished this past season with a... Read more

Lear inducted into MAC Hall of Fame

Thursday, May 9, 2013, 5:49 PM
Hal Lear has received another prestigious honor. The former Temple men’s basketball great was inducted into the Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame on Tuesday, four months after the Owls retired his No. 6 jersey. Lear is regarded as one of the all-time great basketball players in Temple... Read more

Temple to host Texas at Wells Fargo

Monday, May 6, 2013, 7:52 PM
The Temple men’s basketball team will host Texas next season at the Wells Fargo Center. The Dec. 7 game will mark the teams’ second meeting in three seasons. The Longhorns defeated the Owls, 77-65, on Dec.17, 2011 in Austin, Texas. Temple finished this past season with a 24-10 record... Read more

Montrose Christian forward commits to Temple

Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 12:52 AM
Mark Williams, a senior power forward at Montrose Christian (Md.), gave a verbal commitment to play basketball at Temple Monday night. The 6-foot-8, 238-pounder chose the Owls over scholarship offers from Vanderbilt and Kent State. He averaged 16 points and 11 rebounds while leading Montrose in three-point... Read more

Wyatt named Big Five player of the year

Monday, April 15, 2013, 1:21 PM
Temple senior Khalif Wyatt was the named the Big Five player of the year on Monday.On the same day, La Salle's John Giannini was named the Big Five coach of the year, while Villanova freshman Ryan Arcidiacono received rookie-of-the-year honors.Wyatt's latest honor shouldn't come as a surprise.The 6-foot-4... Read more

Rysheed Jordan picks St. John's over Temple

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 8:15 AM
Rysheed Jordan announced his commitment to St. John's Thursday morning on Twitter. The 6-foot-4 senior guard at Roberts Vaux High tweeted "IM A JOHNNIE!!!!!! #choosestjohns" at 8:57 a.m. Moments later, Jordan tweeted "NEW YORK HERE I COME!!!!" He picked the Red Storm over Temple and UCLA. The... Read more

Montrose Christian forward to visit Temple

Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 8:59 PM
Mark Williams, a senior power forward Montrose Christian (Md.), will visit Temple on Thursday. The 6-foot-8, 238-pounder averaged 16 points, 11 rebounds and led Montrose in three-point shooting this season. In addition to Temple, he has scholarship offers from Vanderbilt, Kent State and Niagara. Read more
About this blog

John Mitchell is in his second year covering Temple after two seasons covering the 76ers for the Inquirer, after joining the paper in November 2011. He covered the Washington Wizards for the Washington Times from 1998 to 2008. He's also worked at the Philadelphia Tribune, the Wilmington News Journal, Courier-Post, Trenton Times and Elmira Star-Gazette. He graduated from Overbrook High School and Howard University in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter @jmitchinquirer or reach him at jmitchell@philly.com.

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