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Archive: October, 2011

Jenkins takes unofficial visit to Temple

Monday, October 31, 2011, 1:17 PM
New York Post high school sports reporter Zach Braziller tweeted Monday afternoon that Cardinal Hayes (N.Y.) forward Jalen Jenkins is on an unofficial visit to Temple. The 6-foot-6 senior may attend prep school next year. Read more

MAC East Power Rankings: Week 10

Monday, October 31, 2011, 9:34 PM
Mid-American Conference East Division Power Rankings Here’s a glimpse at the MAC East Division power rankings heading into the 10th week of the season. 1. Temple (5-3, 3-2) – Despite being off on Saturday, the Owls regained control of their own destiny and moved back into the top... Read more

McManus named candidate for Ray Guy Award

Monday, October 31, 2011, 5:17 PM
Temple’s Brandon McManus is a candidate for the Ray Guy Award, which goes to the nation’s top collegiate punter. That’s a tremendous accomplishment, considering this is the junior’s first season punting in college. The North Penn product, however, ranks second nationally... Read more

Nutter, Rendell push for Temple inclusion to Big East

Monday, October 31, 2011, 4:41 PM
Mayor Michael A. Nutter and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell are the latest to join the Temple-to-the-Big-East-Conference bandwagon. The two sent letters Monday to Big East commissioner John Marinatto to push for the Owls’ admittance to the conference for all sports. Talk about perfect timing... Read more

Will Temple snap skid to Ohio?

Sunday, October 30, 2011, 9:30 AM
Ohio University has had Temple's number. The Bobcats own a 3-1 series advantage after winning the last two meetings. Is this the season the Owls snap their skid? Or will Ohio, once again, be an unmovable roadblock in Temple's path to a Mid-American Conference championship? We will find out in... Read more

Owls control their own destiny, once again

Saturday, October 29, 2011, 6:14 PM
Temple has a friend in Kent State. The Golden Flashes’ 27-15 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday enables the Owls to, once again, control their own destiny in regards to reaching the Mid-American Conference title game. Temple (5-3, 3-2 Mid-American) leads Ohio (5-3, 2-2) and Miami of Ohio... Read more

Temple vs. Ohio State?

Friday, October 28, 2011, 1:50 PM
Mark Schlabach, a columnist for ESPN.com, predicts Temple will face Ohio State in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. The Dec. 27 bowl game at Detroit's Ford Field will feature a Mid-American Conference team against the ninth-place Big Ten team, assuming that Big Ten team is bowl eligible. If not, the... Read more

Pierce: "I should be good for Wednesday"

Friday, October 28, 2011, 11:35 PM
If Bernard Pierce could talk to Temple fans, he would tell them to relax. “I’m feeling well,” said the Owls tailback, who is nursing a hamstring injury. “My body is holding up well, just a couple of nicks and bruises along the way.” Then he said the one thing Temple... Read more

Video: Owls focused on fixing mistakes

Friday, October 28, 2011, 10:32 PM
Video: Temple linebacker Quinten White and right guard Wayne Tribue say the Owls are focused on finishing Mid-American Conference play on a high note and correcting mistakes. Temple’s next game is at Ohio University on Wednesday. The Bobcats hold a 3-1 series advantage and won the last two meetings... Read more

Owls to play in Ohio's 'Blackout' game

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 1:54 PM
Ohio University will host Temple on Wednesday night in its "Blackout" game at Peden Stadium. The Bobcats will wear their all-black uniforms and fans will don matching "Bobcats Blackout" t-shirts. The Mid-American Conference game will be televised nationally on ESPN. The kickoff is set for 8 p.m. Read more
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John Mitchell is in his first 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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