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Men's Basketball

Lunardi adjusts Philly teams' NCAA tourney fate

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 4:42 PM
Here is how bracketologist Joe Lunardi sees local men’s college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament through Monday: La Salle: Meets Kentucky in play-in game for the 12th seed in the East to play fifth seed Arizona at Salt Lake City. Temple: 11th seed in the South, facing sixth seed UCLA... Read more

Temple guard Khalif Wyatt named Atlantic Ten men's basketball player of the year

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 12:58 PM
Did anybody envision Khalif Wyatt not becoming the Atlantic Ten player of the year? The answer is probably no to that question. So the inevitable happened Tuesday morning when the A-10 named the Temple guard its player of the year. [Click here to read Pompey's February 24th feature on Wyatt] What... Read more

CBS Sports' Clark Kellogg: Temple possible Final Four squad

Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 7:19 AM
Clark Kellogg is on Temple's bandwagon. Kellogg, the lead college basketball analyst for CBS Sports, picks Duke and Indiana to reach to the Final Four. He believes teams like the Owls, North Carolina State, Virginia Commonwealth and St. Louis have shots at the other two spots. He has the the Blue... Read more

Lithuanian post player likes Temple

Monday, March 11, 2013, 6:23 PM
Standing 6-foot-9 and 230 pounds with a soft touch, Martinas "Martin" Geben is an intriguing prospect for plenty of Division I basketball programs. And Temple is one of them. Geben, who came to America from his native Lithuania in August 2011, was on an unofficial visit to Temple on Sunday. The junior... Read more

Wyatt garners sixth Big Five honor

Monday, March 11, 2013, 2:18 PM
Khalif Wyatt, a senior guard at Temple, was named the Big Five men’s basketball play of the week on Monday. It marked the second straight week and the sixth time this season the Norristown native has won the award. Wyatt averaged 24.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, four assists and 2.5 steals in victories... Read more

Bracketologists on Philly teams' NCAA tourney chances

Monday, March 11, 2013, 1:54 PM
Here is how bracketologists Joe Lunardi and Jerry Palm see local men’s college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament through Sunday: Lunardi, ESPN La Salle: Meets Kentucky in play-in game for the 11th seed in the South to play sixth seed UCLA at Auburn Hills. Temple: 12th seed in the Midwest... Read more

Best and worst awards: Temple vs. VCU

Monday, March 11, 2013, 10:23 AM
My look at some of the best and worst performances and happenings from Temple’s 84-76 victory over Virginia Commonwealth on Sunday at the Liacouras Center: Best performance: Temple’s Khalif Wyatt and Jake O’Brien will have to share this award. Wyatt, a senior guard, finished with... Read more

Temple Owls do 'Harlem Shake'

Monday, March 11, 2013, 7:20 AM
The Temple Owls have joined in the “Harlem Shake” craze. With Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson wearing a horse head, T.J. DiLeo dressed like someone from a land of broke-down strawberry shortcakes, and Will Cummings as a pig, the Owls’ version of the dance craze was filmed in their locker... Read more

Temple vs. VCU at a glance

Sunday, March 10, 2013, 5:45 AM
Here are the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Sunday’s much-anticipated, regular-season finale between Temple and 21st-ranked Virginia Commonwealth at Liacouras Center: PROBABLE STARTERS TEMPLE (22-8, 10-5 Atlantic Ten) 32 Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson F 6-6 Sr... Read more

Atlantic Ten Power Rankings

Friday, March 8, 2013, 9:09 AM
Here are my Atlantic Ten power rankings heading into this weekend’s regular-season finales. 1. St. Louis (23-6, 12-3). The 16th-ranked Billikens had their 11-game winning streak snapped Wednesday night at Xavier. But a win Saturday against La Salle would give them the regular-season title and... Read more
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