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Archive: April, 2011

Owls in Puerto Rico Tip-Off

Wednesday, April 27, 2011, 4:24 PM
Temple is one of six postseason teams in the field for the fifth annual Puerto Rico Tip-Off basketball tournament in November. The Owls will be joined in the eight-team field by Alabama, Colorado, Iona, Maryland, Purdue, Western Michigan and Wichita State. The bracket-format tournament will be held... Read more

Quakers land impressive recruiting class

Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 7:13 PM
It is no secret that Penn will have a terrific backcourt next season — with seniors Zack Rosen and Tyler Bernardini along with sophomore Miles Cartwright. That group is good enough to win an Ivy League championship. It is also no secret that Penn had to get bigger and more athletic in the frontcourt... Read more

Langel leaves Temple for Colgate

Monday, April 25, 2011, 4:29 PM
Temple assistant coach Matt Langel has been hired as the new head coach at Colgate University. Langel succeeds Emmett Davis, who was released from his contract in mid-March after finishing the season 7-23 overall and 4-10 in the Patriot League. Langel spents five season with Temple, joining head... Read more

Honors for Temple's Dunphy, Randall

Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 12:31 PM
For the second straight year, Temple coach Fran Dunphy has been named the recipient of the Harry Litwack Award given to the Eastern College Coach of the Year. Junior forward Scootie Randall will be honored with the George Paulll Award given to the Big 5’s Most Improved Player. The awards will... Read more

Owls' Allen named Big 5 player of year

Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 2:55 PM
Temple senior Lavoy Allen has been voted the Big 5 Outstanding Player of the Year by the Herb Good Basketball Club. He will receive the Robert V. Geasey Trophy at the Big 5 banquet on April 25 in the Fox-Gittis Room at the Liacouras Center. Other All-Big 5 members are: Temple’s Ramone Moore... Read more

LaSalle gets transfer from South Carolina

Sunday, April 10, 2011, 6:15 PM
Ramon Galloway, a Philadelphia native who was South Carolina’s third-leading scorer this season, will be transferring to La Salle, a source said. The 6-2 guard will have to sit out a year and will be eligible for the start of the 2012-13 season. He averaged 10.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.7... Read more

A-10, ESPN extend contract

Wednesday, April 6, 2011, 12:50 PM
The Atlantic 10 Conference and ESPN agreed to a 2-year television contract extension to televise men’s and women’s basketball games through the 2012-13 season. The conference will make at least 32 appearances in each of the next two seasons on either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU. The agreement... Read more

Herb Magee makes Basketball Hall of Fame

Monday, April 4, 2011, 12:00 PM
HOUSTON -- Herb Magee came from West Catholic High to Philadelphia University in 1959. This August, he will be going to Springfield, Mass. It was announced in a hotel ballroom here this morning that Magee would be among the newest members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Magee arrived... Read more

Now, it's Butler vs. UConn

Saturday, April 2, 2011, 11:36 PM
HOUSTON -- When this college basketball season began, one of the teams that played for the 2010 national championship was the strongest favorite to get back for another chance. So how to explain the sign held up by a Butler fan between games of last night’s Final Four at Reliant Stadium. ``Where’s... Read more
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