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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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Abington withstands Woods’ run, advances to District 1 AAAA final

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – When a monster Pennsbury third-quarter run, powered by 16 points from Derrick Woods, erased a 12-point Abington halftime lead, it looked like Wednesday’s first District 1 AAAA semifinal would be a classic tale of two halves. But … Continue reading

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Pennsbury silences Methacton, advances to D1 semis

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – Time after time, they fell; four times to be exact. There’s no telling exactly what Pennsbury’s Cameron Jones was seeing out there on the court in the first quarter of the Falcons’ quarterfinal matchup with Methacton, but one … 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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Tipping Off: Monday, February 9

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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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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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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Colgate on a roll as Lafayette heads to Hamilton

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – The saying goes that it is not about how you start, it’s about how you finish. If that holds true, then the Colgate Raiders–despite a terrible opening to the season–may be able to call the 2014-15 … 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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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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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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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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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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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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