Temple must control the tempo against Belmont in NCAA play-in game

The Bruins are second in the nation in scoring at 87.4 points per game. To be successful against Belmont, Temple can't allow open threes and easy points in transition.

Former coaches-turned-television analysts like what Jay Wright has done at Villanova

Bill Raftery has broadcasted dozens of Villanova games. Steve Lappas once coached the Wildcats. Steve Lavin coached against them. All three agree that Jay Wright has done as good a job as he ever has leading the team to Big East championship and another NCAA Tournament.

Former coaches-turned-television analysts like what Jay Wright has done at Villanova

Bill Raftery has broadcasted dozens of Villanova games. Steve Lappas once coached the Wildcats. Steve Lavin coached against them. All three agree that Jay Wright has done as good a job as he ever has leading the team to Big East championship and another NCAA Tournament.

Temple notes: Belmont coach Rick Byrd has high praise for Fran Dunphy

The Belmont coach is happy that Dunphy made the NCAA Tournament in his final season at Temple.

Temple notes: Belmont coach Rick Byrd has high praise for Fran Dunphy

The Belmont coach is happy that Dunphy made the NCAA Tournament in his final season at Temple.

With little time to prepare, Temple cramming for play-in game against Belmont

The Owls are doing all they can to prepare for Belmont in the little time they have before Tuesday night.

With little time to prepare, Temple cramming for play-in game against Belmont

The Owls are doing all they can to prepare for Belmont in the little time they have before Tuesday night.
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Collin Gillespie contributes with leadership and confidence for Villanova

Gillespie has emerged as the best three-point and free throw shooter on the team, and the No. 3 scorer, but there is more to his value to the Wildcats than stats. "He's such a rock for a young guy," Jay Wright said.

NCAA women’s tournament bracket set following early leak

After "an unfortunate technical error" by ESPN resulted in the 2019 NCAA women's tournament field being shown on air Monday afternoon, the selection show was moved up two hours and the bracket was revealed shortly after at 5 p.m. Eastern.

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Fran Dunphy, coaching legend, doing it his way | Mike Jensen

One last shot at March Madness for Temple’s coach, after maybe his best coaching job.

Breaking down the NCAA Tournament bracket: Dick Jerardi picks Gonzaga

It would be great to see Fran Dunphy get a few NCAA wins, and Villanova might get out of the first weekend. But expect to see 1 and 2 seeds reach Minneapolis.

Temple-Belmont in NCAA Tournament: Lack of name recognition doesn’t mean lack of talent or success for Bruins

The Bruins have played in the postseason 13 of the past 14 years, including eight in the NCAA Tournament.

2019 NCAA Tournament South region breakdown: Virginia, Villanova vying for Final Four spot

A team-by-team analysis of the South region.

2019 NCAA Tournament West region breakdown: Gonzaga is team to beat

Will it be Michigan and Gonzaga fighting for a spot in the Final Four?

2019 NCAA Tournament East region breakdown: Duke favored to win it all

Does anyone stand a chance against Zion?

2019 NCAA Tournament Midwest region breakdown: Tough road for North Carolina to make Final Four

The Tar Heels are in the same region as Kentucky, Kansas and Houston.

2019 NCAA Tournament sports betting: Temple opens as a ’dog to Belmont; Villanova favored over St. Mary’s

The Owls opened up as 3.5-point underdogs and Villanova is laying 5 in the first round of the first NCAA Tournament where full sports betting is legal outside of Nevada.

2019 NCAA Tournament: How did the committee do on building the bracket?

A few seeds made no sense. But there was not much to complain about from the final teams left out. It was actually hard to find teams that deserved to be in the bracket.

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