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Archive: January, 2013

Randall snaps out of shooting slump

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – If there was a Temple positive on Saturday night, it was Scootie Randall’s shooting performance. The fifth-year senior swingman broke out of his shooting slump by scoring 13 points on 5-for-10 shooting in the Owls’ 83-71 setback to ninth-ranked Butler at Hinkle Fieldhouse... Read more

DiLeo disheartened after injury

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – In a split second, T.J. DiLeo’s emotions morphed from overjoyed to being disheartened. Making his third career start, the Temple point guard appeared capable of producing a standout performance. The graduate student had two assists in the first two minutes, 23 seconds of... Read more

"Best" and "Worst" awards: Temple vs. Butler

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – My look at some of the best and worst performances and happenings from ninth-ranked Butler’s 83-71 victory over Temple on Saturday at Hinkle Fieldhouse: Best performance: I went back and forth on this one, before deciding to give it to Kellen Dunham. The Butler freshman... Read more

Saturday’s win was arguably the season’s biggest for the Hawks

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
St. Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli had an interesting response when asked how important Saturday’s 59-49 win over visiting Xavier was. From this vantage point, it was the most important win of the season, with the Hawks reeling after Wednesday’s 73-64 home loss to St. Bonaventure. If... Read more

Temple football to face Vandy?

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- A high-ranking Temple official denied a Tennessean report that the Owls have offered to play a two-game, home-and-home series with Vanderbilt beginning in 2014. The newspapers said Temple was one of 15 schools that have expressed interest in facing the Southeastern Conference squad... Read more

Temple must limit Butler's balanced attack

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
INDIANAPOLIS – Butler, like most solid basketball teams, is built around a balanced attack. That means Temple could have a tough time Saturday evening at Hinkle Fieldhouse, especially if the Owls (13-5, 2-2) bring the same defense they displayed the last two games. Temple (13-5, 2-2) had a tough... Read more

Host of heroes helps Villanova post second straight upset

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
To have a run such as Villanova had over the past five days – knocking off a pair of top five teams – takes special performances, not from just one player but from several. The Wildcats boasted a long list of standouts Saturday in their 75-71 overtime victory Saturday over third-ranked... Read more

Lee has 20 supporters at Butler

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Temple center Anthony Lee Jr. has 20 members from the Fresh Start Faith Center in Davenport, Iowa at Saturday's Atlantic Ten game against Butler at Hinkle Fieldhouse. His father, Anthony Lee Sr., is the church's reverend. The group drove here Saturday morning. Twenty-one members of... Read more

Video: Marvin O’Connor and Phil Martelli at the Big 5 Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
I have a group of guys who are childhood friends who are so special to me. I was a sophomore in high school and this same group of guys got into some legal trouble in 1995, and unfortunately they are still not here today. But these same guys call me all the time just to let me know how proud they are... Read more

Video: Andy Jasner reflects on his late father Phil’s induction into the Big 5 Hall of Fame

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
"P" is for "Passion," and did my father ever have passion for the Big 5. Through his years at the Temple News, and through Penn’s 1979 Final Four run at the Daily News. That’s nearly 20 years of stories, which he chased with passion every day – no matter how tired he was, no matter... Read more
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