Tag Archives: Fran Dunphy

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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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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Bond makes first start in Temple win over Towson

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – When Jaylen Bond announced he would be transferring to Temple from Texas, he came with lofty expectations. Wednesday night Bond got his first start in a Temple uniform and did not disappoint. In a game where … Continue reading

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Palestra serves as main attraction in Big 5

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – Since it opened in 1927, the Palestra has hosted more games than any other college basketball venue. In 2014, the allure of the building and the tradition behind it are stronger than ever. Big 5 teams, … Continue reading

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Temple holds off La Salle 58-57

Jack Goodwillie (@jackgoodwillie) — It’s normally dangerous for a player to rely so heavily on shooting the basketball. Shooting slumps can strike at any time, and when a player is off, it can really hurt his team’s shooting percentage, and, … Continue reading

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Three Observations: Saint Joseph’s/Temple

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – Saint Joseph’s gritted out a 58-56 victory over Big 5 rival Temple at Hagan arena. Here are some extra notes from the contest. DeCosey shines on both sides of the court Ask anyone familiar with the … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s fends off Temple comeback, 58-56

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – There’s no such thing as a comfortable lead in Big 5 basketball. A young and inexperienced Saint Joseph’s team got their first real taste of that as they held on for a 58-56 victory over Temple … Continue reading

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Temple pulls away from LIU Brooklyn in 70-56 win

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – After rolling to a 37-point win last year against a LIU Brooklyn team that then graduated the best point guard in school history as well as two other starters, Temple might have been overlooking the Blackbirds just … Continue reading

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Temple outlasts Penn, 76-67, in Big 5 opener

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) & Patrick Paul (@p_paul20) – When Fran Dunphy recruited Mark Williams to Temple for his incoming 2013 class, he wasn’t expecting a big scoring punch from the power forward. A late addition to the class after signing in the spring, … Continue reading

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Temple’s offensive woes continue in loss to UNLV

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – Despite starting the season 2-1, Temple has struggled to find its offensive identity. Saturday night’s matchup with UNLV in the consolation game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic provided no answers to Temple’s offensive struggles. The Owls … Continue reading

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Four Observations: Temple/Louisiana Tech

Anthony Bellino (@bellino_anthony) & Jack Goodwillie (@jackgoodwillie) – Temple’s second home game of the season was an 82-75 victory over a Louisiana Tech team that loves to push the tempo. The Owls fell behind by double-digits in the first half … Continue reading

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Temple survives opening-night scare from American

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – The 2013-14 Temple Owls ranked dead last in the American Athletic Conference in points allowed per game, holding teams under 70 points just seven times all year. Friday night in the 2014-15 season opener Fran Dunphy’s … Continue reading

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Dingle gets a second chance to make first impression

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Temple fans will notice something different … Continue reading

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Temple’s Enechionyia the new kid on the block

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Although there are four new active … Continue reading

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Bond set to bring Temple back to defensive prominence

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) Temple used to thrive on making … Continue reading

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2014-15 Season Primer: Temple Owls

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – (Ed. Note: This article is part of CoBL’s 2014-15 College Season Preview, which will run from October 3-November 14, the first day of games. For the complete rundown, click here) 2014-15 Temple Season Preview Coach: Fran … Continue reading

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Alston exactly what Dunphy, Temple needed

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Levan Alston, Jr. came across a basketball relic in his basement recently. And when it came time for him to make a decision on where to play his collegiate basketball, he saw it fit that the … Continue reading

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Haverford School’s Levan Alston stays home, commits to Temple

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Temple has its backcourt of the future, and the makings of a very good incoming freshman class in 2015. Haverford School senior guard Levan Alston, Jr. gave his verbal commitment to Fran Dunphy and the Owls in a press … Continue reading

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At 84, Bill Mlkvy wants to leave student-athlete legacy at Temple

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Sitting in the lobby of Temple’s basketball practice facility, Bill Mlkvy can’t help but be a little jealous of his surroundings. The modern, two-year-old facility is located on the third floor of the renovated Pearson-McGonigle Hall–a … Continue reading

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‘Nova gets commitment from top 2015 target Jalen Brunson

Ari Rosenfeld (@realA_rosenfeld) – After swinging and missing on a few elite prospects in recent weeks, Jay Wright and Villanova have landed potentially their top target in the 2015 class. Stevenson (Ill.) point guard Jalen Brunson, son of former Temple … Continue reading

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AAC releases conference schedule

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – The American Athletic Conference rolled out their conference schedule on Thursday, despite being in just its second year, the conference has already undergone some major changes from the top down. Gone is Rick Pitino and national … Continue reading

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Temple adds McKie as assistant coach

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Temple’s coaching staff looks like it will get a shake-up this season, though perhaps not the one that was expected a few weeks back. Temple coach Fran Dunphy has added former Owl and Sixers guard Aaron … Continue reading

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Updated CoBL D-I Recruiting Needs: Part 2

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – (Ed. Note: This piece originally ran May 21. We’ve updated it to include recent commitments with the July live periods just days away) With the recruiting for 2014 over and done with, Division I programs across … Continue reading

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Big day for Temple sophomore Dan Dingle

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) — When he got to Temple, Daniel Dingle could barely bench press 150 pounds. And the 6-foot-7 Bronx native found out that at the high-major Division I level, that’s not nearly strong enough to guard opposing post … Continue reading

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