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Archive: March, 2012

Big East to vote on Temple Wednesday?

Monday, March 5, 2012, 9:56 AM
Signs are pointing towards Big East Conference presidents voting on Temple’s membership in the conference on Wednesday in New York at a regularly scheduled meeting. Presumably, they are voting on whether to bring in Temple’s football program in the league in 2012, taking care of urgent... Read more

Owls move up national rankings

Monday, March 5, 2012, 4:27 PM
When it comes to national rankings, the Temple men's basketball team is on the rise. The Owls (24-6) moved up to No. 21 in the Associated Press and to No. 24 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches polls on Monday. Temple was ranked 23d by the AP and 25th by the coaches. Read more

Moore: ‘We are not finished yet’

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 3:50 PM
Ramome Moore isn't satisfied with winning Temple's first outright Atlantic Ten regular-season title since 1990. “This is a great achievement for our team,” The Ows guard said of clinching the regular-season crown. “But we are not finished yet. The most important part comes next week... Read more

Owls eye first outright A-10 title since 1990

Saturday, March 3, 2012, 9:09 AM
After two months of Atlantic Ten Conference play, it comes down to Saturday’s game against Fordham for Temple. A victory in the regular-season finale in the Bronx would give the 23d-ranked Owls (23-6, 12-3) their first outright conference title since 1990. Considering Temple’s success... Read more

Temple denies report of agreement with Big East

Friday, March 2, 2012, 4:52 PM
A Temple source denied a CBSSports.com report that Temple has given a verbal agreement to join the Big East Conference in 2012, but there won’t be an official announcement until the Owls reach a settlement with the Mid-American Conference. Temple athletic director Bill Bradshaw declined comment... Read more

Big East presidents to discuss football

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 7:02 PM
Football will be at the top of the agenda at Wednesday’s regularly scheduled meeting of Big East Conference presidents in New York, a source with inside knowledge said Thursday. It is unclear whether a vote has been scheduled on Temple’s membership in the conference being taken at that... 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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