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Owls getting ready for 'Nova

Friday, December 11, 2009, 6:48 PM
This Sunday, our Temple basketball team will be faced with one of its toughest challenges of the season as we welcome third-ranked Villanova to the Liacouras Center for a Big 5 battle. Jay Wright has his team playing great basketball and deserving of their high ranking. The Wildcats play with intensity... Read more

Big weekend for Owls

Friday, November 20, 2009, 6:00 AM
It will be a “Super Saturday” for Temple athletics as the bowl-bound Temple Football Owls, who have won eight straight games, takes on Kent State at Lincoln Financial Field in their regular-season finale, while our basketball team takes on a talented Siena squad that is on the cusp of breaking... Read more

Temple downs St. Joe's to reach A-10 semifinal

Thursday, March 12, 2009, 4:58 PM
ATLANTIC CITY -- Despite one field goal from Dionte Christmas and a hobbled Lavoy Allen, Temple pinned its third defeat of the season on Saint Josephs with a 79-65 victory in a quarterfinal game of the Atlantic 10 Tournament. The only field goal for Christmas came with a little less than 6 minutes... Read more

Temple gunning for A-10 repeat

Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 11:06 AM
March Madness is an exciting time of year for college basketball coaches, players and fans, and we start our own version of the "Madness" this week with the Atlantic 10 Championships at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. It has been a very, very balanced season in the A-10 which should make... Read more

Atlantic 10 Tournament preview

Tuesday, March 10, 2009, 12:26 PM
WE'RE MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO: Stopping by one of the nearby racebooks between sessions to check out the action from Gulfstream Park. Semi-seriously, just some competitive hoops. Trying to make sense of this bracket is like trying to make sense of the regular season. There was a three-way tie for second... Read more

Emotional Senior Night for Owls

Thursday, March 5, 2009, 12:49 PM
I am not a big “Senior Night” guy, but if ever five young men deserved to be honored, these five – Dionte Christmas, Semaj Inge, Sergio Olmos and team managers Tyler Deane and Raheem Mapp – clearly do. Senior Night is a hard night for coaches, the players being honored, as... Read more

What a staff at Temple

Thursday, February 26, 2009, 12:48 PM
I thought I would take this opportunity to bring to light all the hard work and dedication that our staff puts into the success of the Temple basketball program. The head coach is the one who gets most of the attention as we go about our seasons and our careers. The reality is that, like most things... Read more

Bobble head for Christmas

Friday, February 20, 2009, 2:05 PM
This Sunday Temple will celebrate one of the finest young men to wear the Cherry and White Dionte Christmas in a very unique way – his very own bobblehead. This is the first time that Temple has honored a student-athlete with a bobblehead and Dionte is very deserving of this day. Dionte truly... Read more

Temple's NCAA chances

Monday, February 16, 2009, 6:21 PM
Not that long ago it looked like Temple’s only chance of getting back into the NCAA Tournament was to win the Atlantic 10 once again. Upon further review ... The Owls are 15-9, having won three straight since a loss at Xavier. They have six games left before the A-10 tourney, starting Wednesday... Read more
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