Category Archives: Temple

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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Temple bounces back with 73-48 win over South Florida

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The spark that Temple’s men’s basketball team seemed to be lacking of late returned with a vengeance on Thursday night. The Owls had gone from rocky start to NCAA Tournament hopeful with a six-game winning streak … Continue reading

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Bearcats maul Owls, 84-53

Tyler DeGiacomo (@DJock10) – CINCINNATI, Ohio–There is not a single word or phase that could fully encompass what the Cincinnati Bearcats did to the Temple Owls Saturday night. The phase “tale of two halves” is one of the most overused cliches in … Continue reading

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Markus Kennedy, SMU hand Temple its second consecutive loss

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – Markus Kennedy, a Philadelphia native and former player at Villanova, returned home to lead the Southern Methodist Mustangs to a 60-55 victory over the Temple Owls. Kennedy led all scorers with 21 points in front of a … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Wednesday, January 14

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily 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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Temple lets late lead slip away in 63-56 loss to Tulsa

Josh Einbinder-Schatz (@ironicjosh) – Jaylen Bond’s 6-foot 8-inch, 240 pound frame wasn’t enough to carry the Owls to their seventh straight victory. The forward recorded his third straight double-double, and his fifth this year, but Temple lost its first conference … Continue reading

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Temple tops Tulane 64-56 for sixth consecutive win

Jack Goodwillie (@JackGoodwillie) – Temple’s resurgence has rolled right into 2015, and the Owls aren’t done showing the country they’re a far different team from the one that struggled all last season. New Orleans was the site of the latest … Continue reading

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Bond’s career day leads Temple past UCF, 84-78

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – Jaylen Bond is really starting to find his groove for the Temple Owls. After being led by impact transfer Jesse Morgan over the last four games (all wins), the Owls received a career game from Bond, … Continue reading

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Morgan starring as Temple prepares for UCF

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Very quickly, Temple basketball has become the Jesse Morgan show. The former Olney guard, who played his first three years at Massachusetts before his dismissal from the A-10 program took his career path from Amherst back … Continue reading

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Temple pulls off road win at UConn to open AAC play

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The 10-win mark eluded Temple the entire 2013-14 season. A year later, and the Owls didn’t even need to wait for the calendar year to turn from 2014 to 2015. Temple hit the double-digit win mark … Continue reading

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