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Khalif Wyatt returns to US to play in NBDL

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Sitting in the stands at Conestoga High School, watching the Norristown Eagles in the first round of the District 1 AAAA playoffs on Saturday night, Khalif Wyatt smiled. “Trying to bring them some luck,” the former … Continue reading

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CoBL Notebook: Temple/Texas

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – The Evolution of Anthony Lee In his time at Temple forward Anthony Lee has gone through an evolution as a basketball player. As a redshirt freshman he found himself starting because of an injury to Michael … Continue reading

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Temple Notebook: Kent State postgame

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – A few left notes, quotes and thoughts from Temple’s 81-77 loss to Kent State on Monday night at the Liacouras Center: Cummings’ Aggressiveness Junior guard Will Cummings had to be much more aggressive with the ball … Continue reading

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No time like the present for Pepper

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – The time is now for Dalton Pepper. It’s time that the 2,000-point scorer from Pennsbury High School finally lives up to his scorer label. A scoring role is surely on deck for the 6-foot-5 guard/forward. After … Continue reading

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2013-14 Season Primer: Temple Owls

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – (This feature is part of CoBL’s 2013-14 College Preview; for a complete schedule and links to already-released pieces, click here) 2013-14 Temple Season Primer Coach: Fran Dunphy, 8th Season (158-75, .678) Last Year: 24-10 (11-5 Atlantic … Continue reading

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Former Owl Wyatt signs with 76ers

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – Former Temple Owl and Big Five player of the year Khalif Wyatt has reportedly signed a contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. The native of Norristown, Pa. was with Philadelphia when they participated in the Orlando Summer League and … Continue reading

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Slimmed-down Wyatt working on NBA dream

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Khalif Wyatt, miss college? Yeah, right. Not the same kid who was admittedly “trying to get out as quickly as possible” his freshman season. You know, the talented scorer from Norristown who played just 19 minutes … Continue reading

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Khalif Wyatt heats up on Day Two in Orlando

Jake Fischer (@JakeLFischer) – ORLANDO–When the lights are on, you’re in an unfamiliar situation and you find the ball in your hands for an NBA organization, it’s natural to feel some jitters. Former Temple guard Khalif Wyatt struggled to get … Continue reading

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Podcast of Basketball Love: Episode 7

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) and Ian Simon (@coachsimon200) are back at the CoBL studios on City Ave., talking everything from high school hoops to the NBA. Episode VII features a lengthy discussion of the Orlando Pro Summer League, as SLAM Magazine/Huffington … Continue reading

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Eric impresses in Sixers summer league opener

Jake Fischer (@JakeLFischer) – ORLANDO–When Khalif Wyatt was invited to take part in the Philadelphia 76ers’ squad in the Orlando Pro Summer League, Big 5 basketball fans were elated that one of their own would be representing the big boys … Continue reading

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2013 NBA Mock Draft

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) & Paul Hembekides (@hembo2828) – The NBA Draft airs tonight at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN and we’ve created our own mock draft in preparation for the event.  There are plenty of local story-lines to keep tabs on in this draft, … Continue reading

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Big 5 announces award winners

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – The Big 5 released its annual men’s basketball awards on Monday, with Temple, La Salle and Villanova garnering the most prolific awards. Temple’s Khalif Wyatt was named the Big 5 Player of the Year after leading his … Continue reading

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Galloway, Wyatt, Yarou headed to Portsmouth

Andrew Albert (@andrewjalbert01) – What has been a highly successful season for La Salle guard Ramon Galloway continued this past week. The senior was selected to play in the Portsmouth Invitational, which will take place from April 10-13 in Portsmouth, Virginia. … Continue reading

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Temple’s upset bid comes up short against Hoosiers

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – Temple gave top-seeded Indiana everything they could handle and then some in their third round matchup. Unfortunately for the Owls 31 points from their star guard Khalif Wyatt just wasn’t enough in the end. The Hoosiers … Continue reading

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Temple holds off N.C. State to advance in NCAAs

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – In college basketball the three-point shot can be considered the great equalizer in any game. Eighth-seeded North Carolina State was undoubtedly the bigger, more athletic team in their matchup with ninth-seeded Temple, but the Owls hit … Continue reading

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Temple is on a “business trip” to Dayton

Andrew Albert (@andrewjalbert01) –- The best way to get a good shooter out a slump is to have them keep shooting. The shots will fall eventually. Temple is hoping that this really is the case. This is their sixth straight appearance … Continue reading

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Dunphy kept Temple on edge for Selection Sunday

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Fran Dunphy wasn’t going to let Temple think they’d earned an NCAA bid. Until the school’s name appeared on CBS around 6:20 p.m. as the No. 9 seed in the West bracket, the longtime college hoops … Continue reading

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New city, same result: Temple falls to UMass

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob)  – In the Atlantic 10’s final tournament in Atlantic City, it was UMass that ended the Temple Owls’ trip to New Jersey with a 77-71 win in the quarterfinals. The Owls drew the same matchup in the same … Continue reading

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Owls look to forget last year’s postseason woes

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – Last season Fran Dunphy and the Temple Owls played exactly two postseason games, both losses. The Owls were bested by Massachussetts, 77-71 in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament and 58-44 by South Florida in the NCAA … Continue reading

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Khalif Wyatt’s uniqueness pays off for Dunphy, Temple

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Ask Temple senior Khalif Wyatt who influenced his game growing up, and he names one player. Allen Iverson. No, Wyatt (6-foot-4, 215 pounds) and Iverson (6-0, 170) aren’t really built the same. Wyatt doesn’t have Iverson’s … Continue reading

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CoBL’s 2012-13 All-City 6 Awards

It seems we’ve seen it all this season in the City of Brotherly Love — upsets, court-storms, career-highs, outstanding performances and the emergence of a stellar class of rookies. It may not have been the season we predicted back in … Continue reading

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Owls upset No. 19/21 VCU in regular season finale

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – On a day when they were honored before the game, Temple seniors Khalif Wyatt, Jake O’Brien and Scootie Randall did not disappoint the 10,206 spectators that came out for their final game at the Liacouras Center. … Continue reading

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Owls extend win streak with victory over Fordham

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – With his team on the ropes early against a Fordham team that had amassed just two Atlantic Ten Conference wins also season Temple coach Fran Dunphy turned to a player most Owls fans have hardly seen … Continue reading

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Atlantic 10 late season round-up

Garrett Miley @GWMiley – In what has been the strongest class of Atlantic 10 teams in recent memory, parity has been the theme of conference play thus far. Saint Louis, Butler, and VCU all have 22 wins under their belts … Continue reading

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Temple keeps pace with convincing win

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – With the Temple Owls sitting squarely on the NCAA bubble and fellow Tournament hopefuls Villanova and La Salle notching wins over the weekend, it was important to keep pace. The Owls (19-8, 8-5 A10) did just that, … Continue reading

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