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Archive: March, 2013

Kingsway's Lawry visits Temple

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 11:06 AM
DAYTON, Ohio – Ray Lawry Jr, a standout tailback at Kingsway High School, is on an unofficial visit to Temple. The 5-foot-10, 188-pounder is among the high school juniors at Temple Saturday for the Owls’ junior day. Lawry rushed for 2,225 yards and 32 touchdowns last season in route to... Read more

"Best" and "Worst" awards: Temple vs. N.C. State

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 10:08 AM
DAYTON, Ohio – My look at some of the best and worst performances and happenings from Temple’s 76-72 East Regional second-round victory over N.C. State here Friday at University of Dayton Arena: Best performance: It would be insane to not give this award to Khalif Wyatt. His 31 points... Read more

Temple vs. Indiana set for 2:45 p.m.

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 9:19 AM
DAYTON, Ohio – The start time for Sunday's East Regional third-round game between ninth-seeded Temple and top-seeded Indiana has been set for 2:45 p.m. The NCAA tournament game will be televised locally on CBS. The Owls (24-9) are making their second third-round appearance in three seasons... Read more

Crean: "Wyatt takes a backseat to no one in the country"

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 4:39 PM
DAYTON, Ohio – Indiana’s Tom Crean is latest coach to praise Khalif Wyatt. He compared Temple’s standout guard to Michigan point guard Trey Burke, a future NBA lottery pick, during Saturday’s NCAA tournament press conference here at University of Dayton Arena. The ninth-seeded... Read more

Wyatt not intimidated by Oladipo

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 4:09 PM
DAYTON, Ohio – Khalif Wyatt exudes confidence. The Temple guard knows he can score on any defender in the country. That’s why he’s not concerned about matching up against Victor Oladipo in Sunday’s East Regional third-round game against Indiana here at University of Dayton... Read more

Who's Hot, Who's Not: Temple vs. Indiana

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 3:13 PM
DAYTON, Ohio. – Here are observations heading into Sunday’s NCAA tournament East Regional third-round game between ninth seed Temple and top seed Indiana here at the University of Dayton Arena. Who’s hot: Indiana junior guard Victor Oladipo is arguably the best player in the country... Read more

Williamstown cornerback to visit Temple

Friday, March 22, 2013, 8:00 AM
DAYTON, Ohio - Mark Ellis, a junior cornerback at Williamstown High School, will take an unofficial visit to Temple on Saturday. The 5-foot-10, 176-pounder missed the 2012 season after suffering an ACL injury last spring at the VTO/Rivals Elite 100 Combine. Ellis likes Temple and Rutgers. He’s... Read more

Newsome 5th string on Owls' pre-spring depth chart

Friday, March 22, 2013, 7:46 AM
Dayton, Ohio -- Kevin Newsome was expected to challenge for Temple’s starting quarterback job when he arrived on campus on August. Instead the former Penn State quarterback, who attended Tidewater Community College before transferring to Temple, spent last season as the third string quarterback... Read more

Temple's Wyatt fine after jamming thumb

Friday, March 22, 2013, 6:04 PM
DAYTON, Ohio – Temple Owls fans will be relieved that Khalif Wyatt’s left thumb injury is not serious. The senior guard jammed it while attempting a layup with 16 minutes, 38 seconds remaining in Temple’s 76-72 NCAA tournament victory over North Carolina State on Friday at the University... Read more

Instant analysis: Temple 76, NC State 72

Friday, March 22, 2013, 5:04 PM
Dayton, Ohio – Reaction to ninth-seeded Temple defeated eighth-seeded North Carolina State, 76-72, win Friday’s NCAA tournament second-round East Regional matchup here at University of Dayton Arena. It was over when: Temple guard Khalif Wyatt hit a pair of foul shots with 2 seconds left... Read more
About this blog

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

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