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Men's Basketball

Dunphy: 'We disappointed a lot of folks'

Monday, March 18, 2013, 7:11 AM
With well-wishers on hand to celebrate Temple’s sixth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance, coach Fran Dunphy took the opportunity to apologize for the Owls’ poor play in the Atlantic Ten tournament. Following a first-round bye, Temple suffered a 79-74 quarterfinal loss to Massachusetts... Read more

Temple, 'Nova and La Salle expected make tourney

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 5:15 PM
Here is how bracketologists Jerry Palm and Joe Lunardi see local men’s college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament: Lunardi, ESPN La Salle: Meets Middle Tennessee State in play-in game for the 12th seed in the West to play fifth seed Notre Dame at Auburn Hills. Temple: Ninth seed in the... Read more

Palm: Temple, 'Nova and La Salle will make NCAA tourney

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 3:06 AM
Here is how CBS Sports bracketologist Jerry Palm sees local men’s college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament after Saturday’s games: La Salle: Meets Tennessee in play-in game for the 12th seed in the West to play fifth seed Wisconsin at Austin. Temple: 10th seed in the West, facing... Read more

"Best" & "Worst" awards: Temple vs. UMass

Saturday, March 16, 2013, 3:31 PM
NEW YORK – My look at some of the best and worst performances and happenings from Massachusetts’ 79-74 victory over Temple in Friday’s Atlantic Ten tournament quarterfinal at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn: Best performance: How could anyone not give this award to Chaz Williams?... Read more

Former Temple target Bond leaving Texas

Saturday, March 16, 2013, 12:05 PM
NEW YORK - Jaylen Bond will leave both Texas and the Longhorns’ basketball program at the end of the semester, according to a source. The sophomore forward recently informed coach Rick Barnes of his decision and was granted his release. The Plymouth Whitemarsh High product hasn’t decided... Read more

Anthony Lee rushed to hospital

Saturday, March 16, 2013, 8:33 AM
NEW YORK – Temple forward Anthony Lee was rushed to a Brooklyn area hospital for concussion-like symptoms after Friday’s 79-74 Atlantic Ten tournament setback to Massachusetts here at the Barclays Center, according to multiple sources. The 6-foot-9 redshirt sophomore experienced dizziness... Read more

Palm: Philly teams back on NCAA tourney bubble

Friday, March 15, 2013, 10:18 AM
NEW YORK - Here is how CBS Sports bracketologist Jerry Palm sees local men’s college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament through Thursday: La Salle: Meets Kentucky in play-in game for the 12th seed in the East to play fifth seed UNLV at Austin. Temple: 11th seed in the West, facing sixth... Read more

Temple vs. UMass at a glance

Friday, March 15, 2013, 4:36 AM
NEW YORK – As crazy as it sounds, Temple can't focus too much on stopping Chaz Williams in Friday night's Atlantic Ten quarterfinal against Massachusetts. The Owls (23-8) tried that in the first half of an 83-82 victory over the Minutemen (20-10) on Feb. 16 in Amherst, Mass. It backfired... Read more

Palm: Temple a 10 seed, 'Nova an 11, LaSalle "play-in" game

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 5:52 PM
Here is how bracketologists Jerry Palm sees local men’s college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament through Tuesday: La Salle: Meets Kentucky in play-in game for the 12th seed in the East to play fifth seed UNLV at Austin. Temple: 10th seed in the West, facing seventh seed Notre Dame at... Read more

Lunardi moves Temple and Nova to 10 seeds

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 5:09 PM
Here is how bracketologist Joe Lunardi sees local men’s college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament through Tuesday: La Salle: Meets Kentucky in play-in game for the 12th seed in the West to play fifth seed Pittsburgh at Kansas City. Temple: 10th seed in the West, facing seventh seed Memphis... 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 jmitchell@philly.com.

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