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Challenging week on road for Owls

Thursday, February 12, 2009, 3:44 PM
This week is a very challenging week for our basketball program as we leave the Liacouras Center to take on two of the top teams in the Atlantic 10 Conference, Saint Joseph’s and Duquesne. Overall, winning on the road in the Atlantic 10 is a difficult proposition. Those teams that are able to... Read more

Remembering Owls' NIT title in 1969

Friday, February 6, 2009, 1:11 PM
Sunday afternoon, at halftime of our game against Rhode Island, we will honor one of the greatest teams in the Temple basketball, the 1969 Owl team that won the NIT Championship. It is very important for our present team to always remember who has preceded them and certainly the '68-69 NIT Championship... Read more

Honoring Temple's storied past

Friday, February 6, 2009, 12:50 PM
Sunday afternoon, at halftime of our game against Rhode Island, we will honor one of the greatest teams in the Temple basketball, the 1969 Owl team that won the NIT Championship. It is very important for our present team to always remember who has preceded them and certainly the ’68-69 NIT Championship... Read more

Xavier could be without guard vs. Temple

Monday, February 2, 2009, 1:05 PM
Xavier point guard Terrell Holloway missed practice Monday with a sprained foot. The 10th-ranked Musketeers next face Temple on Thursday and Holloway is the only point guard on the roster. According to the Associated Press, he missed 2 weeks earlier this season with a stress fracture in his left foot... Read more

Sporting sneakers, supporting cancer research

Friday, January 30, 2009, 2:33 PM
This weekend, around the country, you will see a strange occurrence. Well-dressed college basketball coaches wearing sneakers on the sidelines with their suits. It is the Coaches vs. Cancer "Suits and Sneakers Awareness Weekend". It is also “look foolish weekend” for all coaches... Read more

Special honor for two special Owls

Thursday, January 22, 2009, 8:06 PM
Saturday will be a special day in the history of Temple Athletics, as two champions – John Chaney and Dr. Ray Moyer – are inducted into the university’s Athletics Hall of Fame. John Chaney has meant so much, not just to this institution, but to the city of Philadelphia and to college... Read more

Brooks an unsung hero for Owls

Friday, January 16, 2009, 10:05 PM
I want to take this moment to celebrate one of our unsung players – Ryan Brooks. If you were to ask all of the players and the coaches on our team who is the most unsung it would be Ryan Brooks. He brings the lowest maintenance level to our program. It is never an issue of working hard or doing... Read more

Special games for Owls' Dunphy

Thursday, January 8, 2009, 5:48 PM
These next two games are a little more personal for me, as they involve travelling to two schools that are near and dear to my heart. La Salle, which we open our Atlantic 10 Conference schedule with on Sunday night (8 p.m.), is where I played and also served as an assistant coach. Penn, the following... Read more

Owls face challenge in Kent

Thursday, January 1, 2009, 6:36 PM
We open the New Year against a really good basketball team in Kent State. They have a local kid, Albert Fisher (Pennsauken HS), who is a terrific basketball player. He is a great scorer and will give us a lot of matchup problems. Kent State is well-coached, like all of the teams in the Mid-American... Read more

Owls giving back to community

Thursday, December 25, 2008, 6:29 PM
The holiday season is the time of year where we are thankful for all that we have been blessed with in life. It is also a time of giving, and at Temple, we look to instill in our student athletes a sense of being part of the overall community. I think it is important for all teams, all college athletes... Read more
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