Posted November 14, 2011 on AP on Fox
Juan Fernandez scored 19 points and Ramone Moore 15 as Temple pulled away in overtime for a 73-67 victory over Pennsylvania on Monday night. Moore's 3-point jumper put the Owls (1-0) ahead to stay, 66-64, with 1:18 left in the extra period, and Fernandez followed with another 3-pointer for a five-point lead with 17 seconds to play. Zack Rosen, who scored 27 points to lead the Quakers (1-1), hit a 3-pointer to bring them within two, 69-67 with 7 seconds left, but Fernandez and T.J. DiLeo made two free throws each to pad the final margin. Rosen made 7 of 10 from 3-point range, including one that gave Penn a 57-56 lead with 1:20 left in regulation. Moore tied it by making 1 of 2 free throws. The game at the Palestra marked the earliest meeting in any season between schools making up the Philadelphia Big 5

Owls survive Penn in OT, 73-67

Temple got big shots from Juan Fernandez and Ramone Moore and the best game of TJ DiLeo's career in a 73-67 overtime win at Penn in Monday's season opener.

Temple Signs Three Men's Basketball Recruits

Head coach Fran Dunphy of the Temple Owls announced today that three high school seniors have officially signed National Letters of Intent to play men’s basketball at Temple University. The three recruits are 6-foot-6 guard/forward Quenton DeCosey of St. Joseph-Metuchen (NJ), 6-foot-7 forward Daniel Dingle of St. Raymond’s (NY), and 6-foot-10 center Devontae Watson of Lincoln...

Coach Dunphy Post Game Press Conference

Head Coach Fran Dunphy of the Temple Owls addressed the media after last nights season opener. The Owls defeated the Quakers 73-67, in an overtime battle at the Palestra. "I think for the third year in a row, I think Penn probably played better than we did," Dunphy said. "We just scored more points then they did." Listen to Dunphy's full press conference below...

Big 5 Barnburner

A fortunate pass, an erroneous call, a typical big shot from Juan Fernandez and an atypical 38-minute Ironman effort from T.J. DiLeo all played parts in Temple’s thrilling 73-67 overtime win over Penn in the Owls’ men’s basketball opener on Monday night.

Temple outlasts Penn 73-67 in OT

Juan Fernandez scored 19 points and Ramone Moore 15 as Temple pulled away in overtime for a 73-67 victory over Pennsylvania on Monday night.

Relief And Reflection

Listen to comments from Temple players T.J. DiLeo and Juan Fernandez, coach Fran Dunphy, Penn coach Jerome Allen and player Zack Rosen following the Owls' 73-67 win on Monday night.

Temple's Brown Named MAC Player of the Week

Temple Owls running back Matt Brown has been named the Mid-American Conference East Division’s offensive player of the week, the conference announced today. Brown, in his first start of the season, won the award for the second time in his career and his first this season. Brown, who got the start in place of injured back Bernard Pierce, rushed for 121 yards on 24 carries and scored...

More Awards For The Owls

For the second consecutive week junior kicker/punter Brandon McManus and senior tight end Evan Rodriguez have been honored by the College Football Performance Awards. McManus was named the honorable mention kickoff specialist. McManus had five kickoffs for 350 yards a 70-yard average. The junior added a 32-yard field goal and three extra points in the Owls 24-21 victory over Miami...

Pennsylvania Temple Betting Preview

Nov 14, 7:00 PM | The Palestra Temple Owls vs Pennsylvania Quakers Odds 0-0TEAM RECORD1-0 The Palestra features an NCAAB clash between the host Pennsylvania Quakers and the visiting Temple Owls in college hoops action on Monday. This season, the Quakers are 1-0 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Owls are 0-0 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Pennsylvania...

Black Knights face Owls in Week 12 odds

Nov 19, 1:00 PM | Grass of Lincoln Financial Field Army Black Knights vs Temple Owls Odds 3-7TEAM RECORD6-4 Temple looks to cover the Owls-Black Knights point spread this week and improve its overall 6-4 mark when they host Army in Week 12 action. They battle the Black Knights, currently with a 3-7 mark (5-5 ATS). The over under records, important for totals bettors, are...

March To March

The Temple men’s basketball team cleared a big hurdle last year when Juan Fernandez beat Penn State with a last-second shot in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Returning all but power forward Lavoy Allen, Temple – which will start four seniors when Scootie Randall returns from knee surgery – has a chance to take an even bigger step starting tonight in the season opener at Penn.

Temple Beats Penn in Big Five Opener

Zack Rosen and the Penn Quakers gave the Temple Owls their best shot last night, but ultimately fell short as Temple head coach Fran Dunphy yet again defeated his former team, 73-67. The tightly contested Big 5 matchup, the earliest ever in the long history of the famous city hoops series, needed overtime as Penn threatened to upset Temple in the Owls’ first game of the year. Rosen...
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