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Archive: August, 2010

Two players leave Temple

Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 4:43 PM
Redshirt sophomore forward Chris Clarke has left the Temple basketball program and will transfer to Division II Morehouse College in Atlanta. He sat out last season after coming to North Broad Street from Pensacola (Fla.) Junior College. The Owls had also recently learned that another sophomore,... Read more

Explorers hire assistant coach

Monday, August 30, 2010, 2:32 PM
La Salle has named Will Bailey an assistant men’s basketball coach, head coach John Giannini announced today. Bailey, who formerly worked under Giannini at Maine in 2002-03, spent the last 7 seasons as an assistant coach at East Tennessee State. “Having worked with coach Bailey at Maine... Read more

Villanova freshman injured

Thursday, August 26, 2010, 1:24 PM
Villanova freshman guard James Bell has stress fractures in the tibia of both legs and will be sidelined from basketball activities for an undetermined period of time, the school announced. Bell will be re-evaluated in October. "We're disappointed for James," coach Jay Wright said in a... Read more

College GameDay coming to Villanova

Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 3:43 PM
ESPN is bringing “College GameDay" to Villanova. The network announced on Wednesday that the Wildcats’ game against Pittsburgh on Feb. 12 will serve as the backdrop for “College GameDay.” The network will air a two-hour “College GameDay” show from 10 a.m.-noon... Read more

'Cats, Hawks, Explorers on ESPN's opening hoops marathon

Monday, August 16, 2010, 1:42 PM
Villanova, Saint Joseph’s and La Salle will play in ESPN’s third annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon on Nov. 16. Villanova will play host to Marist at 5:30 p.m. on ESPNU; La Salle will visit Baylor at 2 p.m. on ESPN; and Saint Joseph’s will play at Penn State at a time to be determined... Read more

Owls to play Cal; Allen added to USA Select team

Thursday, August 5, 2010, 2:44 PM
Temple senior center Lavoy Allen was added to the USA Men’s Select Team today, replacing Georgia forward Howard Thompkins. Allen trained with the Select Team last month in Las Vegas. Villanova coach Jay Wright is the coach of the Select Team. The Select Team will train against Team USA in New... Read more

Owls to play Cal in Thanksgiving tourney

Thursday, August 5, 2010, 2:28 PM
Temple will play California in the first round of the Old Spice Classic on Thanksgiving night in Orlando, Fla. The Owls and Cal, both NCAA Tournament teams last season, will tip off at 9. The game will be on ESPN2. Temple and Cal have met four times, the last a 51-42 Owls win at the Palestra in 1973... Read more

Villanova gets commitment from Bethlehem guard

Wednesday, August 4, 2010, 5:19 PM
Darrun Hilliard has watched his stock steadily rise this summer, from being an Atlantic 10 player to gradually gaining the eye of some Big East coaches, namely Villanova’s Jay Wright. The smooth-shooting, 6-5 senior guard from Bethlehem Liberty High made an oral commitment to the Wildcats today... Read more

Temple's Brooks to play in Germany

Monday, August 2, 2010, 2:39 PM
Temple’s Ryan Brooks, who helped the Owls reach last season’s NCAA Tournament, has signed with the LTI Giessen 46ers, a pro team in Germany, The 6-4 Brooks, who came to Temple via Lower Merion High, averaged 14.3 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists as a senior, all career highs. He was... Read more
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