Category Archives: Temple

Dingle returns to form in Temple’s win

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – It’s been a tough season for Temple redshirt sophomore Daniel Dingle. The 6-foot-7 forward from New York City tore his meniscus 10 games into a 2013-14 season where he was averaging 6.7 ppg in just over … Continue reading

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Temple going to the Garden after downing LA Tech, 77-59

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – When Selection Sunday came and went and Temple found itself on the outside looking in a the NCAA Tournament, senior guard Will Cummings said he wouldn’t be satisfied until the Owls emerged with a championship in the National … Continue reading

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2014-15 CoBL Division I Awards

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – The college basketball season is nearly over, and the only CoBL team remaining in the postseason after Villanova’s abrupt ending in the NCAA Tournament is Temple, which plays tomorrow night in the NIT quarterfinals. This means it’s … Continue reading

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Backcourt paces Owls in second-round NIT win

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – In basketball, and in most other cases, it’s best to finish what you’ve started. The Temple Owls, a 1-seed, did just that as they defeated 5-seed George Washington in a wire-to-wire 90-77 victory at the Liacouras Center … Continue reading

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Villanova facing Lafayette in NCAA Tournament, Temple snubbed

Jeff Griffith (@Jeff_Griffith21) — All but one of Pennsylvania’s several Division I basketball programs entered Selection Sunday with a pretty concrete idea of their NCAA tournament fate. With most having clearly not enough success to earn a bid, Villanova and … Continue reading

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Temple’s NCAA hopes up in air after 69-56 loss to Southern Methodist

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – HARTFORD, Conn.–With a chance to secure a spot in the NCAA Tournament, Temple instead has to wait a day to find out its fate. The Owls were in position to move off the bubble, with an … Continue reading

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Temple facing Southern Methodist with NCAA hopes on the line

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – For Temple, the NCAA Tournament picture has become fairly clear: beat Southern Methodist. If the Owls can overcome the No. 20/21 Mustangs on Saturday afternoon in the American Athletic Conference semifinals (3 PM, ESPN2), it would … Continue reading

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Temple survives Memphis, 80-75, in American quarterfinals

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – With Temple’s NCAA hopes resting right on the bubble, the Owls played an American Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinal to match. Even the eventual game-clinching shot was a nail-biter. In a tie game with under 50 seconds … Continue reading

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Temple tops UConn, 75-63, on Senior Day

Jack Goodwillie (@jackgoodwillie) — Everybody has an opinion on who deserves to play in the NCAA tournament later this month. Personal opinions aside, one thing is for certain: now is not the time to be counting out the Temple Owls. A packed … Continue reading

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Temple bounces back, rallies against Houston, 66-54

Jack Goodwillie (@jackgoodwillie) — If the Temple Owls have proven anything this season, it is that they are a team of runs. Though they may be capable of great highs, the team is equally as suited to experience excruciating lows, … Continue reading

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Temple falls short again at Southern Methodist

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – There was deja vu in Dallas as the SMU Mustangs used a spirited second-half comeback to defeat the Temple Owls on Thursday evening. In what looked like a carbon copy of the two teams’ earlier meeting, … Continue reading

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Temple’s focus not changing with big road trip ahead

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Right now, the Temple basketball party line continues to be that each game holds equal importance in the Owls’ eyes. In many respects, that’s true. At 19-7 overall, with a 10-3 mark in American Athletic Conference … Continue reading

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Temple dominates down low to defeat ECU 66-53

Jack Goodwillie (@jackgoodwillie) – Jaylen Bond entered Saturday’s tilt with East Carolina coming off one of his best games in Temple’s colors. He played for nearly the entire game, and put forth 16 crucial points against one of the conference’s best … Continue reading

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Cummings leads Temple in 75-59 win over Cincinnati

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – When Temple went to Cincinnati in mid-January, the Owls were embarrassed off the court in the second half in a 31-point drubbing. But that was without Will Cummings, who was sidelined with a left ankle injury. … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Tuesday, February 10

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s morning hub, where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Josh Brown’s clutch jumper elevates Temple past Memphis

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – Temple got the road win its been desperately looking for to boost its NCAA Tournament resume, in a place where visiting teams hardly ever win. Memphis had lost just six times to conference foes at the … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Saturday, February 7

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s morning hub, where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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La Salle hangs on to defeat Richmond, 64-62

Jack Goodwillie (@jackgoodwillie) — An ugly second half overshadowed a fantastic first half and nearly cost La Salle an important win over Richmond on Thursday night. In the end, the Explorers displayed the characteristics necessary to winning close basketball games, … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Wednesday, February 4

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s morning hub, where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Enechionyia provides key spark off the bench for Temple

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Fran Dunphy admitted Saturday he hadn’t had a player quite like Obi Enechionyia in his eight previous seasons as coach at Temple University. A big, physical forward who’s quick, has range and can guard almost anyone … Continue reading

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Temple’s defense earns win over Tulane

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – Defense wins championships. If that is the case, then the Temple Owls look poised to make a deep run into the NCAA tournament. Unfortunately for the Owls there has to be some sort of efficient offense … Continue reading

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Temple dominates UCF in 86-62 win

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Temple was forced to head down to Orlando, Fla. earlier than expected in advance of Wednesday’s game with Central Florida to avoid the mess that was supposed to come from winter storm Juno. While projections for … Continue reading

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Albert: Bring Big 5 games back to the Palestra

By: Andrew Albert (@AndrewJAlbert01) — Less than 100 Saint Joseph’s fans littered the stands at Tom Gola Arena, sporting their maroon and white, ready to cheer on their Hawks. It was the last Big 5 game of the year, Villanova … Continue reading

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City 6 (and more) NBA Stock Watch

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – The recent success of Langston Galloway with the New York Knicks got us thinking about which current area college player could be the next one up to make an impact in the … Continue reading

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Dingle staying ready despite diminished playing time

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – After missing the majority of last season with a torn meniscus, everything seemed to be falling back into place for Daniel Dingle in 2014-15. Through Temple’s first 11 games, the redshirt sophomore had started in each contest, averaging … Continue reading

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