Thursday, November 26, 2015

Temple 25th in College Football Playoff rankings

Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 8:06 PM
Temple has returned to the College Football Playoff Rankings, landing in the 25th spot. The Owls (9-2 overall, 6-1 American Athletic Conference) are one of two AAC teams in this week’s rankings. Navy (9-1), which has lost only to Notre Dame, is 15th. It’s possible Temple and Navy could... Read more

Stopping the run, running the ball key to Temple’s win

Saturday, November 21, 2015, 9:56 PM
The ability to stop the run was a major reason why Temple earned a 31-12 win over Memphis in Saturday’s American Athletic Conference game at Lincoln Financial Field. Temple faced an explosive offense that was averaging 43.7 points per game,. The Tigers were averaging 196.3 yards per game. Against... Read more

Temple-Utah basketball preview

Saturday, November 21, 2015, 11:38 AM
TEMPLE vs. No. 16 UTAH Puerto Rico Tip-off third place game. When: Sunday, 4:30 p.m. Where: Coliseo Roberto Clemente (10,000), San Juan, Puerto Rico. Records: Temple (1-2); Utah (3-1). TV: ESPNU. Coaches: Temple, Fran Dunphy (10th season at Temple, 194, 110; overall, 504-273). Utah, Larry... Read more

Rhule a Maxwell Club Coach of the Year semifinalist

Friday, November 20, 2015, 5:01 PM
Temple’s Matt Rhule is among 18 semi-finalists for the George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year Award given annually to college football’s best coach by the Maxwell Football Club​. The award will be presented during the Maxwell Club's awards gala on March 11 in Atlantic City. Rhule... Read more

Temple-Butler basketball preview box

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 10:58 PM
TEMPLE vs. No. 22 BUTLER Puerto Rico Tip-off semifinal When: Friday, 1 p.m. Where: Coliseo Roberto Clemente (10,000), San Juan, Puerto Rico. TV: ESPN2. Coaches: Temple, Fran Dunphy (10th season at Temple, 194, 109; overall, 504-272). Butler: Chris Holtmann (2nd season at Butler, 25-11; overall... Read more

Temple's Matakevich a Nagurski award finalist

Thursday, November 19, 2015, 11:32 AM
Temple linebacker Tyler Matakevich is a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, presented to the national defensive player of the year. The other finalists are Duke safety Jeremy Cash, Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson, Penn State defensive end Carl Nassib (a Malvern Prep grad) and Alabama linebacker... Read more

Temple-Memphis football preview box

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 9:19 PM
Memphis at Temple When: Saturday, noon, Lincoln Financial Field (69,176). Records: Temple (8-2 overall, 5-1 American Athletic Conference; Memphis (8-2, 4-2). Television: ESPN. All-time series: 1-1. Last meeting: Memphis won, 16-13 on Nov. 7, 2014. Coaches: Temple, Matt Rhule (3rd season, 16-18);... Read more

Temple-Minnesota basketball preview

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 8:14 PM
TEMPLE vs. MINNESOTA Puerto Tip-off When: Thursday, 11:30 a.m. Where: Coliseo Roberto Clemente (10,000), San Juan, Puerto Rico. TV: ESPNU Series: Tied 2-2. Last meeting: March 27, 2003, Minnesota won, 63-58 in OT at Temple. Coaches: Minnesota, Richard Pitino (3rd season with Minnesota, 45-28;... Read more

Hungrier USF wins the physical battle against Temple

Sunday, November 15, 2015, 12:43 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- For the second week in a row, Temple appeared shell-shocked. The Owls were able to get away with a subpar defensive effort in last week’s 60-40 win over SMU simply because the Mustangs can’t stop anybody themselves. That wasn’t the case in Saturday’s 44-23 loss... Read more

Temple receives commitment from Mississippi center

Saturday, November 14, 2015, 9:52 PM
Damion Moore, a 6-10 senior center from Callaway High in Jackson, Mississippi, has made a verbal commitment to Temple and is expected to sign soon. Jon Rothstein of was the first to report the news. A person familiar with Temple recruiting has confirmed that has committed to the Owls... Read more
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