Category Archives: Temple

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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Morgan, Bond lead Owls over DSU

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Temple’s play against Delaware State was largely representative of the Owls’ play through their non-conference schedule. It was Jesse Morgan who rescued the Owls from their offensive struggle and gave them the lift they needed to … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Sunday, December 28

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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Will Cummings gets retribution in Temple’s upset of Kansas

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) — Temple was nearing a big upset back on Sunday, January 6, 2013. Playing at treacherous Phog Allen Fieldhouse against then-No. 6 Kansas, the Owls had a one-point lead with less than three minutes to go. Will Cummings, then … Continue reading

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New-look Temple stuns No. 10 Kansas, 77-52

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – What a difference eight days can make. Eight days ago, Temple looked like an NIT team at best after getting blown out at Villanova, without a quality win on the resume. Then Jesse Morgan and Devin … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Monday, December 22

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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Newcomers lead hot-shooting Temple to 82-62 win over Delaware

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Temple head coach Fran Dunphy has referred to his two mid-season additions as “shot-makers.” If the way the Owls shot the ball against Delaware in Jesse Morgan and Devin Coleman‘s debut is any indication, what they have … Continue reading

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Temple’s Morgan, Coleman present Dunphy with new problem

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Fran Dunphy has a roster problem. It’s a different problem than he had a year ago–in fact, it’s one the coach would have loved to have had last season. Last year, the Owls had just nine … Continue reading

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Enechionyia quickly earning minutes with solid play

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – Freshman Obi Enechionyia is starting to blossom into quite the impact player for Temple. That was evident again on Sunday afternoon as Temple was downed by Villanova, with the Springfield, Va. native making a big impact in … Continue reading

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Hilliard, Hart lead Villanova past Temple, 85-62

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Through its first nine games of the season, Villanova’s earned a reputation as a team without a star. The Wildcats’ top seven players all averaged within a few points of each other, and the team hadn’t … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Sunday, December 14

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s mostly-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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