Thursday, December 18, 2014

Owls to host Rutgers, 'Cuse

Big East Conference commissioner John Marinatto said the 2012 football schedules for league members will be released in a couple of weeks.

Owls to host Rutgers, 'Cuse

Temple will host Rutgers at Lincoln Financial Field next season. (Fred Beckham/AP)
Temple will host Rutgers at Lincoln Financial Field next season. (Fred Beckham/AP)

Big East Conference commissioner John Marinatto said the 2012 football schedules for league members will be released in a couple of weeks.

During that time, the Owls will try to find another non-conference opponent to fill out their 12-game slate.

Temple will inherit West Virginia’s Big East schedule. The Mountaineers left the conference to join the Big 12.

Here's a quick composite look of the 2012 Temple football non-conference schedule:

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Aug. 31: vs. Villanova   
Sept. 8: vs. Maryland   
Sept. 22: at Penn State
Nov. 17: at Army

Here are Temple’s Big East games (dates to be determined):

Home: Syracuse, Rutgers, Cincinnati and South Florida.
Away: Connecticut, Louisville and Pittsburgh

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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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