Moore named team MVP

Temple fifth-year senior Ramone Moore was the recipient of the Jim Maloney Award, which goes to the men’s basketball team’s most valuable player at Tuesday night’s Owl Club awards banquet.

The 6-foot-4 guard garnered first-team all-Atlantic Ten Conference honors. He averaged 17.3 points per game to rank third in the conference in scoring. The Southern High product also ranked second on the Owls squad in three-pointers made (57) and assists (110).

Moore’s teammates Juan Fernandez, T.J. DiLeo, Micheal Eric and Jake Godino were also honored.

Fernandez, a senior point guard, won the Tim Claxton Award for loyalty, dedication and attitude to Temple and the surrounding community.

DiLeo, a redshirt junior guard, received the Harry Litwack Award for sportsmanship, dedication, devotion and conduct on and off the court.

Eric, graduate student who plays center, won the Ted Quedenfeld Most Courageous Athlete Award. And Godino, a senior guard, received the Owls Club Academic Award.