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Pitino: Big East should admit Temple immediately

Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino blogged Monday that the Big East Conference should add Temple.

Pitino: Big East should admit Temple immediately

Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino blogged Monday that the Big East Conference should add Temple.

Here’s what he wrote about the Owls:

“Admit Temple immediately. They have a highly competitive football program with outstanding basketball tradition. They are a past BIG EAST member and an excellent school academically. And as all my friends say in Philadelphia, they are located in BIG EAST territory.”

CLICK HERE to read Pitino's full blog post.

About this blog
Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. 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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