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Temple basketball could land top point guard

What’s that? The Temple Owls landing a top 25 recruit? Believe it! Jalen Brunson, a 5-star point guard from Lincolnshire, IL has Temple on his list of potential landing spots. ESPN has him ranked as the top point guard and the 22nd overall player in his class. Why would a 5-star recruit from Illinois decide to go play to Temple? It helps that his dad, Rick Brunson, played at Temple...
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple basketball: The biggest games of 2014-15

The Owls are great at having big games on their schedule. With a  program as great as Temple’s, it’s not very difficult to play some of the best teams in the country. On top of the early season tournaments and conference play, the Owls get to play in one of the best traditions in college basketball, the Big 5. The American Athletic Conference gave Temple some exciting home games...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple Basketball: Top impact newcomer for 2014-15 season

The NCAA has crowned a national champion and it is now time to move forward and look to next season. The Temple basketball team looks to put the entire 2013-14 season behind them and move on. With only losing senior guard Dalton Pepper to graduation and red-shirt senior forward Anthony Lee to Ohio State, the Owls are set to contend in the conference next season. A big reason for...
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple Basketball gets OT win on Pepper’s Senior Night

Temple Basketball gets OT win on Pepper’s Senior NightMany fans expected the Temple Basketball team to be celebrating Senior Night (aka Dalton Pepper Night) after a win over Central Florida. Not many fans expected the Owls to be celebrating just their eighth win of the season that night. But hey, a win is a win right? It was another poor (very poor) defensive effort from the Owls...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pepper leads Temple past No. 23 SMU, 71-64

Dalton Pepper scored 24 points and Temple defeated No. 23 SMU 71-64 on Sunday. Playing without injured starter and leading rebounder in Anthony Lee, Temple (7-17, 2-10 American Athletic Conference) knocked a top-25 opponent for the first time since March 10 against No. 21 VCU. The Owls were 0-5 against the Top 25 this season, but have now beaten a ranked opponent in each of the...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple defeats LIU Brooklyn 101-65

Senior guard Dalton Pepper scored a season-high 26 points to lead Temple in a 101-65 win over LIU Brooklyn on Saturday night. The Owls (5-5), who entered the contest off of consecutive 1-point losses, put this one away early. Temple outscored the Blackbirds 33-13 over the final 16:15 of the first half for a 16-point lead at the break. It quickly extended the margin to 25 early in...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Pepper's career-high 24 leads Temple to 87-66 win

Dalton Pepper had a career-high 24 points and Temple pulled away from UAB in the second half to take fifth place at the Charleston Classic with an 87-66 victory Sunday night. Pepper's previous mark came just two days ago here in an 83-81 win over Georgia. He kept up that scoring touch against UAB, making 10 of 14 for the Owls (3-3). Quenton DeCosey had 18 points for Temple,...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pepper pushes Temple past Penn 78-73

Dalton Pepper scored the go-ahead layup with 45 seconds left, helping Temple recover after blowing a 15-point lead to beat Penn 78-73 on Saturday night. Penn's Tony Hicks hit consecutive 3-pointers late in the second half to tie the game at 71. He turned a steal into a fastbreak layup with 1:40 left that sent fans at the Palestra into a frenzy. Long the home to city series games...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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