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Archive: November, 2011

Ohio, Temple trade spots in MAC East power rankings

Monday, November 7, 2011, 9:31 AM
Mid-American Conference East Division Power Rankings Here is how MAC East Division teams rank after the 10th week of the season. 1. Ohio University (6-3, 3-2 MAC) – As the only bowl eligible team in the division, the Bobcats are primed to reach the MAC Championship game. Thursday’s... Read more

Addazio: Pierce is day-to-day

Monday, November 7, 2011, 8:08 PM
Temple coach Steve Addazio said Monday that tailback Bernard Pierce is listed "day-to-day" for Wednesday night's game against Miami of Ohio. The junior suffered a head injury on his final carry in last week's game against Ohio University. Don't be surprised if 6-foot, 218-pounder doesn't play against... Read more

Teams heading in opposite directions cross paths

Monday, November 7, 2011, 7:28 PM
Temple and Miami of Ohio have been heading in opposite directions. Having lost to Bowling Green and Ohio, the Owls are riding their first losing streak of the season. The ReddHawks, on the other hand, has won four of their last five contests after starting 0-4. Can Temple snap its skid? Or will Miami... Read more

Pierce's status for Miami of Ohio game yet to be determined

Friday, November 4, 2011, 1:07 PM
Temple coach Steve Addazio doesn’t know Bernard Pierce’s status for Wednesday night’s game against Miami of Ohio. “I haven’t seen him today,” Addazio said at Friday’s press conference. “I saw him yesterday. I don’t like to comment on injuries... Read more

Amile Jefferson attends Cherry and White Night

Friday, November 4, 2011, 8:57 AM
Temple targets Amile Jefferson, Rondae Jefferson and Jeremiah 'Lump' Worthem all attended the Owls' Cherry and White Night on Thursday. Amile Jefferson is a 6-foot-8 senior forward at Friends Central School. Rondae Jefferson is a 6-7 junior guard at Chester, while Worthem is a 6-6 junior swingman... Read more

Owls display different demeanor

Friday, November 4, 2011, 8:31 PM
Aside from a surprising less-than-stellar defensive performance, Temple didn’t have much to frown about in Wednesday’s 35-31 setback to Ohio. The Mid-American Conference East Division game was a thriller until the end. The Owls (5-4, 3-3) found a quarterback in Chris Coyer. And they played... Read more

Temple game a homecoming for Miami of Ohio pair

Friday, November 4, 2011, 7:53 PM
Miami of Ohio, which travels to Temple Wednesday, features local products in C.J. and Steve Marck. The brothers were Pennsbury High standouts. C.J. transferred to Miami of Ohio from Connecticut in 2009. The 6-foot-1, 250-pound fifth-year senior defensive end has a team-leading eight tackles for a loss... Read more

Blowout or bust for Owls

Friday, November 4, 2011, 7:52 AM
There’s a pattern going on with Temple’s football team. The Owls (5-4) win big and lose the close games. Temple’s five victories were decided by an average margin of 39.4 points. However, the Owls are 0-3 in games decided by four points or less. Their other loss was a 36-13 setback... Read more

"Best and "worst" performances from Temple vs. Ohio game

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 10:02 AM
ATHENS, Ohio – My look at some of the best and worst performances from Ohio’s 35-31 victory over Temple at Peden Stadium. Best performance: How can you not give this award to Ohio’s Tyler Tettleton? Yeah, I know Chris Coyer had a dominant game. But Tettleton had the late game-winning... Read more

Pierce returns to Philly after hospital stay

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 5:27 PM
Temple running back Bernard Pierce was in an Athens area hospital for several hours after Wednesday night's 35-31 Mid-American Conference East Division setback to Ohio. He missed the team’s charter flight back to Philadelphia but returned to Philadelphia on Thursday. Pierce suffered a head injury... Read more
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John Mitchell is in his second 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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