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Archive: December, 2011

Standout football recruit enjoys Temple official visit

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 1:58 PM
Tevaun Smith, a wideout at Kent School (Conn.), said he enjoyed this past weekend's official visit to Temple. The 6-foot-2, 186-pound prep school standout attended practice, hung out with players and spent time with the coaching staff. He is being recruited for the Class of 2012. "I mostly spent... Read more

Will Cummings has impressive debut

Thursday, December 8, 2011, 5:01 AM
TOLEDO, Ohio – Will Cummings provided a glimpse of what he’s capable of. And while he needs a little polishing, the freshman point guard should have a promising future at Temple. Cummings started in place of Khalif Wyatt in Wednesday’s 77-58 victory over Toledo at Savage Arena.... Read more

Temple can't afford a loss at Toledo

Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 11:33 AM
TOLEDO, Ohio – Don’t let Toledo’s 6-1 record fool you. If the Temple men’s basketball team loses Wednesday night’s game, it has bigger problems than playing without injured starters Micheal Eric and Scootie Randall. The Rockets’ current six-game winning streak... Read more

Temple crushes Toledo, 77-58

Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 8:55 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio – The Temple men’s basketball team defeated Toledo, 77-58, in a nonconference game Wednesday night at Savage Arena. Reserve guard Aaron Brown finished with a game-high 19 points as the Owls improved to 5-2. This game marked Temple’s 14 victory in the last 15 meetings... Read more

Temple sports chat with Keith Pompey

Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 7:18 PM
Join the Inquirer's Keith Pompey for a live chat about all things Owls at 2 p.m. Thursday. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and post questions. Read more

Cummings starts in place of benched Wyatt

Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 6:59 PM
TOLEDO, Ohio -- Temple guard Khalif Wyatt will not start Wednesday night's game at Toledo for showing up late for Tuesday's film study. Freshman Will Cummings will start in place of Wyatt. It is unknown how long Wyatt will sit on the bench. The 6-foot-4 junior is the team's second-leading scorer,... Read more

Coyer anxious to return

Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 11:24 PM
Temple quarterback Chris Coyer anticipated the first question the way he does a defender blitzing. He knew it would be about his shoulder, which was injured in the first offensive series of the Owls’ season-ending 34-16 win over visiting Kent State on Nov. 25. The redshirt sophomore didn’t... Read more

Temple will play Wyoming in New Mexico Bowl

Sunday, December 4, 2011, 6:54 PM
Temple will play Wyoming in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl, according to multiple sources. The sources said the teams will get official notices Sunday night. For the Owls (8-4), this will be their second bowl game in three seasons. This bowl game will be played Dec. 17 at University Stadium in Alburquerque... Read more

Temple to face Wyoming in New Mexico Bowl?

Sunday, December 4, 2011, 3:13 PM
The College Bowl Projections predicts Temple will play Wyoming in the New Mexico Bowl on Dec. 17 at University Stadium in Albuquerque, N.M. If this is true, one can only assume the Owls will have mixed feelings. According to multiple sources, Temple's athletic department would like the football... Read more

Temple eyes Military Bowl

Saturday, December 3, 2011, 2:35 PM
According to multiple sources, Temple’s athletic department wants to play in the Military Bowl. The source added the Military Bowl or the New Mexico Bowl appear to be the likely destination if things don’t change. The New Mexico Bowl will be played on Dec. 17 at University Stadium in... 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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