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Archive: May, 2011

D.C. quarterback commits to Temple

Sunday, May 29, 2011, 10:43 AM
Temple football received its first oral commitment for the Class of 2012. Ben Onett, a quarterback at St. John’s College High School (D.C.), accepted the Owls scholarship offer on Friday. The 6-foot-3, 207-pound junior has been leaning toward Temple since visiting the North Broad Street campus... Read more

Temple scores well in latest APR

Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 5:10 PM
Temple scored well in the most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rate. The Owls men’s basketball (954 points) and football team (937) both recorded their highest marks over a six-year period. The APR, which was released Tuesday, is a point system based on scholarship athletes’ eligibility... Read more

Owls land eight on Phil Steele's all-MAC teams

Monday, May 23, 2011, 3:49 PM
Let the preseason honors begin for the Temple Owls. Eight Temple football players were named Monday to Phil Steele’s preseason all-Mid-American Conference teams. Junior running back Bernard Pierce, senior defensive end Adrian Robinson and senior tight end Evan Rodriquez were first-team selections... Read more

Walker considering Temple

Saturday, May 21, 2011, 10:27 PM
Temple fans would have been excited if Daiquan Walker limited his answer to one sentence. On Saturday, the Constitution High point guard was asked about his college recruitment. Here’s what he said. “I like Temple,” Walker said. But … “I like everybody pretty much... Read more

Temple has not received Pepper's transfer papers

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 3:03 PM
Folks close to the situation think everyone should push the pause button on Dalton Pepper’s expected transfer. It has been reported by numerous publications that the sophomore swingman plans to leave West Virginia for Temple. Pepper even reportedly sent text messages Monday night to CSNPhilly... Read more

Pepper appears to be Temple-bound

Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 12:22 AM
Dalton Pepper, a former Pennsbury High School standout, is transferring from West Virginia. The sophomore guard is expected to end up at Temple. @Pennsburyhoops even tweeted late Monday night "Dalton Pepper is definitely transferring from WVU to Temple." In text messages to the Courier Times and CSNPhilly... 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

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