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Temple Gets Pushed Out Of The Tournament

There’s no question that it was a push off by Iowa center Adam Woodbury, but it wasn’t called.  Temple forward Obi Enechionyia was positioned inside of Woodbury, but the Hawkeyes 7-foot center extended his arms in a push just after his teammate and little point guard Mike Gesell had thrown up an air ball from the corner.
Woodbury […]

UMass Stuns The 21st Ranked Temple Owls

UMass gave the Temple Owls their own version of an early A-10 exit, with a 77-71 defeat of Temple knocking the Owl’s out of the A-10 tournament after only one game.
UMass opened the second half on a 15-0 run, led by Jesse Morgan who finished with 21 points and Chazz Williams who finished with 20. […]

Temple Joins The Big East, Awkward Moments With Villanova Ensue

Months of speculation officially ended just after 5:35 pm Wednesday afternoon as the Big-East conference announced Temple officially joined the Big-East.
The school will join the Big-East in football effective July 1st, 2012 and for basketball effective July 1st, 2013 which means Temple basketball will have one final season in the Atlantic 10 after this season.
Once […]

Temple Wins An Overtime Thriller; Dunphy Not A Fan Of Senior Night?


The Temple Owls were able to send their seniors off with a thrilling overtime win thanks in part to senior Michael Eric’s 19 points and 15 rebounds as Temple topped UMass 90-88 on senior night.
It seemed with two minutes to play in the second half, the Owls up ten points, were about to clinch the […]

Coach: No Truth Goodman Goes To Temple If In Big East: Still Wide Open

Last week the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Constitution High School forward and blue-chip prospect Savon Goodman would choose Temple as his school if the Owls were to join the Big East Conference.   Constitution head basketball coach Rob Moore denies that report.  “No truth that [Goodman going to Temple] is automatic.  My point was Temple getting into […]

Recap Of Philly’s College Basketball Weekend: 5 of 6 Schools Still In The Hunt

It’s an exciting year on the Philadelphia College Basketball scene and the games they played this weekend were tough and illuminating.  Amazingly five of the six teams still have a chance to reach the NCAA tournament.
Penn Stuns Harvard – Harvard (24-5, 10-2) seemed all but a lock earlier in the college basketball season to be […]

Temple Wins 10th Straight; Expected To Land In Top 25

The Temple Owls (21-5, 10-2) defeated the Duquesne Dukes (15-11, 6-6) 78-59 for its 10th consecutive victory.  Temple was led by Juan Fernandez and Khalif Wyatt. The two combined for 44 of Temple’s 78 points. Wyatt led all scorers with 24 points, while Fernandez earned his 400th career assist to go along with 20 points.

The […]

Drexel And Temple Could Meet In March

Both Temple (19-5) and Drexel (22-5) improved in NCAA projected seeding on Monday, however both schools remain un-ranked. Temple received the most votes of any un-ranked team in the AP-top 25 pole (122), but was snubbed despite winning its past 8 games. Drexel received 11 votes in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, but the school […]

Rick Pitino: Wants Temple To Join Louisville In Big East

Late last week Louisville head coach Rick Pitino told Jeff Goodman and Bruce Pearl of “SiriuxXm’s Inside College Basketball”  he still wants Temple to join the Big East with Memphis in the 2013-2014 season.
“I’m not the commissioner and I’m not the presidents, people say that Villanova is fighting it.  I don’t understand because South Florida […]

Temple Survives GW; Fernandez Hurts Hip

The Temple Owls (18-5, 7-2) overcame a 15-point deficit Wednesday night to defeat the George Washington Colonials (8-16, 3-7) 79-72 for its 7th consecutive win.
Temple earned its comeback win due to the team’s success at the foul line. The Owls converted on 79% of their free throws, and were 18 of 23 at the line […]



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