Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Temple highlights busy tipoff night

College basketball locally is finally here with five games on the schedule tonight, including four at home.

Temple highlights busy tipoff night

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College basketball locally is finally here with five games on the schedule tonight, including four at home.

The most intruiging is Temple's home opener against Seton Hall. The Owls are ranked 22nd, the first time they open a season in the Top 25 in nearly a decade.

The three-time Atlantic 10 champions return three starters from a team that went 29-6 and was ranked 12th at the end of the season.

Seton Hall has a new coach in Kevin Willard and has four starters back from a team that went 19-13 and reached the NIT.

Temple beat the Pirates, 71-65, last season in Newark, with the Owls coming back from a 13-point deficit in the second half.

Here is the rundown of tonight's action:

Who: Columbia at LaSalle

When: 7 o'clock

Where: Tom Gola Arena

TV: None

Radio: None

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Who: Western Kentucky at Saint Joseph's

 When: 7:30

Where: Hagan Arena

TV: None

Radio: None

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Who: Seton Hall at No. 22 Temple

When: 7:30

Where: Liacouras Center

TV: None

Radio: None

Note: The Temple women's team hosts No. 7 Ohio State at 5 p.m.

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Who: Bucknell at No. 6 Villanova

When: 8 o'clock

Where: The Pavilion

TV: None

Radio: ESPN (950-AM)

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Who: Drexel at Loyola (Md.)

When: 8 o'clock

Where: Reitz Arena, Baltimore

TV: None

Radio: None


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In case you are wondering, Penn opens tomorrow night against Davidson, as Jerome Allen begins his first full season as coach.

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