Sunday, December 28, 2014

Lunardi: Temple a seven seed

Joe Lunardi, a college basketball analyst for ESPN, predicts that Temple will receive the No. 7 seed in the East when the NCAA tournament pairings are announced Sunday evening. Lunardi, known as Joey Brackets, has the Owls (25-7) facing his predicted 10th-seed Florida State (21-10) in their opening-round matchup in Washington.

Lunardi: Temple a seven seed

Fran Dunphy and the Owls are waiting to find out who they will play in the first round of the NCAA tournament. (Yong Kim/Staff File Photo)
Fran Dunphy and the Owls are waiting to find out who they will play in the first round of the NCAA tournament. (Yong Kim/Staff File Photo)

Joe Lunardi, a college basketball analyst for ESPN, predicts that Temple will receive the No. 7 seed in the East when the NCAA tournament pairings are announced Sunday evening. Lunardi, known as Joey Brackets, has the Owls (25-7) facing his predicted 10th-seed Florida State (21-10) in their opening-round matchup in Washington.

The winner will face the winner of the No. 2 Connecticut vs. No. 15 St. Peter’s game in the next round.

Lunardi, a St. Joseph’s graduate who does Hawks radio broadcasts, has correctly selected 64 of the 65 teams in the 2010 NCAA tournament.

-          Keith Pompey

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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