Three games into the Temple men’s basketball season, Will Cummings had totaled a solid 16 assists -— but also 15 turnovers.
Cummings has been surer with the ball since coach Fran Dunphy stopped practice to stress ball security. The junior has 20 assists in the last five games and turned it over just seven times. In each game, he has finished with more assists than turnovers.
Temple lost to the Texas Longhorns in OT on Saturday 81-80 when Javan Felix hit a three-pointer with nine seconds to play in OT to give Texas the win in a thriller.
Temple was down 48-37 at the half, but then outscored Texas 21-10 in the second half to force overtime.
The Owls tied the game in regulation at 68 and 70 before finally taking their first lead of the game, 71-70, on an...
Friday was not a banner day for the Temple Owls athletic department as they made the heart-breaking announcement that seven varsity sports would be cut in 2014.Seen here is the live reaction of the 150 student athletes that were told they would no longer be able to play the sport they love at the university.The sports that are being cut due to financial shortfalls are baseball, men...
The Temple Owls basketball team will wear new, alternamte Under Armour uniforms against Texas on Saturday.
In an effort to alleviate some financial shortfalls, Temple University's Board of Trustees approved a recommendation from athletic director Kevin Clark on Friday to eliminated its baseball, softball, men's crew, women's rowing, men's gymnastics, and men's indoor/outdoor track and field teams. This is according to Joey Cranney of The Temple News student newspaper...
Temple hosts Texas tomorrow at noon at the Wells Fargo Center as the Owls look to win their fourth straight game. For the matchup, which will be televised on ESPNU, the Owls will be sporting new Under Armour uniforms, per Darren Rovell:
Temple debuting this uniform tomorrow from Under Armour pic.twitter.com/jZcSia5mlL
— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) December 6, 2013
Listen to comments from Temple coach Fran Dunphy, St. Joe's coach Phil Martelli and Owl players Will Cummings and Anthony Lee after Temple's 77-69 Big 5 victory over St. Joe's.
The Saint Joseph’s Hawks were defeated by the Temple Owls 77-69 on Wednesday night.
The Hawks crumbled during the final minutes of the game. The Hawks, unassisted by their errors, were on the wrong end of an 8-2 run during the final 30 seconds.
The decisive moment in the game came when Owls forward Anthony Lee came up with a big offensive rebound after he missed a free throw with...
Anthony Lee scored seven of his 15 points in the last 2:11 to lead Temple to a 77-69 victory over Philadelphia rival Saint Joseph's on Wednesday night.
Dalton Pepper and Will Cummings had 16 points apiece to pace Temple (4-3), which won its third straight. Lee added nine rebounds and Cummings had seven assists.
Neither team led by more than five points until late in the game...
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6 days ago
After losing three straight games, Temple has now won two in a row, as the Owls are now 3-3 on the season with a 87-66 victory over UAB. Temple also finished 2-1 at the Charleston Classic.
With the win, Temple finished in 5th place in the Charleston Classic which should be a confidence booster for this Owls team.
Dalton Pepper had a career-high 24 points in the win and also had 7...
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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16 days ago
UConn won its first game of the season and avoided setting a new program record for consecutive losses with a 28-21 come-from-behind win over Temple on Saturday night.
Freshman quarterback Casey Cochran tied the game on a 1-yard rush with 6:52 to play and linebacker Yawin Smallwood won it when he intercepted Temple quarterback P.J. Walker and returned the ball 59 yards for the game...
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17 days ago
Senior tight end Chris Coyer and safety Abdul Smith dissect a 28-21 loss to UConn in their final home game as Temple Owls. Also listen to coach Matt Rhule, linebacker Tyler Matakevich, cornerback Anthony Robey and quarterback P.J. Walker after the frustrating setback.
CHARLESTON - Temple’s Will Cummings hit a three-pointer with just seven seconds remaining to spoil Georgia’s second-half comeback and beat the Bulldogs 83-81 Friday night at the Charleston Classic.
BCSPJ Walker, QB TempleSince taking over the starting job mid-season Walker has been a huge upgrade for the Owls. Several times this season he has looked very impressive, using his dual-threat abilities to put up nice fantasy numbers. His performance against UCF this past solidifies him as a must add and with UCONN and Memphis left on the schedule, he could be a nice play.Robert...
UCF wide receiver J.J. Worton makes his case for catch of the year with this one-handed touchdown reception against the Temple Owls.
Central Florida Golden Knights wide receiver J.J. Worton had an amazing game against the Temple Owls on Saturday, complete with this jaw dropping catch. This looks like the type of catch that only Calvin Johnson or AJ Green could make with the full extension. Worton finished with 10 catches for 179 yards and 3 touchdowns.
With a touch more than two minutes to play, Temple looked as if it was going to pull off one of the biggest upsets of the season.
And then it all fell apart.
Temple allowed No. 15 UCF to gain134 yards on its last two drives and score the final 10 points. Shawn Moffitt kicked a 24-yard field goal as time expired and Temple lost 39-36 on Saturday.
The loss marks the fifth time this...
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24 days ago
(Philadelphia PA) On Saturday November 16 from Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia, The Temple Owls Hosted #17th Rank Central Florida Knights. Temple comes into game off a 23-20 loss to Rutgers, Central Florida came into game off a 19-14 win over Houston. The game was broadcasted regionally on ESPN Regional (on 6ABC in Philly) […]
The University of Central Florida Knights defeated the Temple Owls on Saturday by a score of 39-36.
Late in the 4th quarter, the game got crazy.
With 2:04 left in the game, Temple QB P.J. Walker completed a 7-yard touchdown to Chris Parthemore, giving the Owls a 34-29 advantage. Walker then found Parthemore yet again on the 2-point conversion to give the Owls a touchdown lead...
The University of Central Florida is in trouble against the Temple Owls. Temple is trying for the upset and their first Conference win against the Golden Knights. Should UCF lose, a log jam would be created with Louisville and Cincinnati. Should UCF win out, they will represent the American Athletic Conference in a BCS bowl game. Halfway through the 4th, Temple is still leading...
No. 15 Central Florida (7-1, 4-0 AAC) at Temple (1-8, 0-5), noon. (ESPN3)
Line: UCF by 16.
Series record: First meeting.
WHAT'S AT STATE: The Knights are the last unbeaten team in the American Athletic Conference and hold their highest ranking in program history. They hit the top 15 in the AP poll for the first time since the program's inception in 1979 and need to keep...
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26 days ago
After taking a big step toward its first BCS bowl berth, UCF will try to maintain sole possession of the American Athletic Conference lead when it faces last-place Temple for the first time Saturday.
No. 17 UCF (7-1, 4-0) leaned on its defense to hand Houston its first conference loss last Saturday, forcing two incomplete passes from the 7-yard line in the final 24 seconds of a...
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28 days ago
The American Athletic Conference and ESPN have announced the kickoff time for the game between the UConn Huskies and Temple Owls on Saturday, November 23.
The two teams will kickoff at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA and the game will be televised online at ESPN3.com.
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Despite a late rally from Penn, Temple held onto its season opener with a 78-73 win over the Quakers at the Palestra on Saturday.
Temple led by as much as 15 points in the second half before Penn came back and took the lead with two minutes left.
Dalton Pepper came up big at the end for Temple and finished on the break to give the Owls the lead. Then junior Will Cummings made one...