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Archive: February, 2013

Hawks to face 'fierce' St. Louis team

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Ever since Saturday’s 71-59 win over visiting George Washington, St. Joseph’s coach Phil Martelli has been giving the highest praise to Wednesday’s opponent St. Louis. In addition to having to play on the road, Martelli says St. Louis is playing as well as any he has seen during... Read more

Week that was, week that will be

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
This past week was filled with plenty of good and not much bad for the Temple Owls. “I think any time, in this league, you can win two games in a week, you feel very good about your team,” said coach Fran Dunphy, whose squad had impressive Atlantic Ten victories over La Salle and Charlotte... Read more

Hollis-Jefferson garners Big Five honor

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson, a senior forward at Temple, was named the Big Five player of the week on Monday. The 6-foot-6, 215-pounder averaged 15.5 points, 11.5 rebounds, four steals, 3.5 assists and two blocks in last week’s victories against La Salle and Charlotte. Hollis-Jefferson’s... Read more

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

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
My look at some of the best and worst performances and happenings from Temple’s 71-51 victory over Charlotte Sunday at Halton Arena: Best performance: Scootie Randall was the easy choice to win this award. The Temple swingman made 3 of 5 three-point attempts to finish with a game-high 18 points... Read more

Not all reading is good for Hawks, says Martelli

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Here is some free advice to any St. Joseph’s basketball players – don’t read beyond this sentence. At least that is what coach Phil Martelli would like to see and to be honest, he may have a good point. Martelli was truly introspective following Saturday’s 71-59 win over George... Read more

Villanova must stay focused to stay in hunt for NCAA bid

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Villanova continued its winning ways in the Big East on Saturday, and now is one victory away from what has been a magic number through the years for conference teams under consideration for the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats’ 60-56 victory over Marquette at the Pavilion was their third straight... Read more

Video: Temple wins Big 5 over La Salle

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Temple beat La Salle on Thursday while the Big Ten may be the best conference in the country. The Daily News' Dick Jerardi and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss this & Georgetown vs. La Salle. Read more

Lunardi: Temple and La Salle in, Villanova out of latest projected NCAA Tournament field

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Joe Lunardi, a college basketball analyst for ESPN, predicts Temple would be one of the last four teams in the NCAA tournament if the field was picked Friday. Lunardi, known as Joey Brackets, elevated the Owls (18-8) from one of his first four teams out after Thursday’s 82-74 victory over La... Read more

"Best" and "Worst" awards: Temple-La Salle

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
My look at some of the best and worst performances and happenings from Temple’s 82-74 victory over La Salle Thursday night at the Liacouras Center: Best performance: I guess a big congratulations should go out to Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson. The Temple power forward became the first person not... Read more

Owls Try on Another City Series Crown

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Thursday's night Temple-La Salle game capped off the 49th season of a full round-robin city series in Big 5 history. The Owls' 82-74 victory earned them a share of the crown, their 20th. (The 1992-99 half round-robin simply do not count in BoopStats World.) Total Outright Shared La Salle ... Read more
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