TEMPLE OWLS NEWS

Oklahoma football announces three-game series with Temple

The Oklahoma football program announced a three-game series with the Temple Owls on Wednesday afternoon. As part of the series, which begins in the 2024 season, the Sooners will travel to Philadelphia once while hosting the Owls in Norman on two occasions. The series was not take place in consecutive years. Oklahoma will host Temple in 2024 and 2028, while hitting the road in 2025...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Temple hoops star Hal Lear dies at 81

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) Hal Lear, the sweet-shooting guard who starred for the Temple Owls in the 1950s and still holds the school record for points in a season, has died. He was 81. Lear died at his home in White Plains, New York, on Saturday from a recurrence of prostate cancer and the effects of spinal stenosis, according to his wife, Maggie. He had been retired following a...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Ravens select former Temple DB Tavon Young in the 2016 NFL Draft

In Day 3 of the 2016 NFL draft, the Baltimore Ravens selected defensive back Tavon Young out of Temple University. Being selected just out of the top 100 means he will have to come into training camp and earn a roster spot. He will be more of a special teams player as of now, but he is supremely athletic, and will help a Ravens secondary that needs scrappy young players. Running...
Via Total Sports Live
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Temple’s season ends in heartbreak

Down by three with eight seconds left in the game, senior Quenton DeCosey got to play hero one last time for this Temple team as he went up for a three-pointer and got fouled. DeCosey made all three free throws to send the game into overtime, but Iowa survived on a last second put back to win it 72-70. Quenton DeCosey, Jaylen Bond, and Josh Brown played their hearts out in this...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Scouts think Temple WR may be an NFL CB

Wide receivers have made the switch over to cornerback numerous times, look at Richard Sherman, one of the best corners in the league today. He didn’t start playing defense until after his sophomore year at Stanford, where he had been a wide receiver his first two years. However, what might be rare is a player making that switch at the highest level of competition. That may be...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa's controversial buzzer-beater ousts Temple

It’s been a pretty wild day in the world of college basketball. Friday saw two monster upsets in the NCAA Tournament, with No. 13 seed Hawaii taking down No. 4 seed California and No. 15 seed Middle Tennessee shocking No. 2 seed Michigan State. A major upset wasn’t at play in Friday’s South Region matchup between No. 7 Iowa and No. 10 Temple, but the matchup provided us our...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: Temple took the subway to Barclays Center today

The No. 10 Temple Owls face off against the No. 7 Iowa Hawkeyes at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center later this afternoon, but did not take a team bus to the arena. Rather, in pictures posted to Temple basketball’s official Twitter, coach Fran Dunphy, his staff and the players opted to ride the subway. Team of the people. #MarchMadness pic.twitter.com/JwtH7sZWop — Temple Men's BBall...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

The five best NCAA Tournament teams that let me down

This post originally appeared on The House That Glanville Built and has been edited for the present. Today, the most glorious of events begins — the NCAA Tournament. Nothing, I mean nothing, can beat the four-day excursion that is the first tournament weekend. It’s fantastic. Basketball beginning just after noon and ending in the wee hours of the night. It doesn’t get any...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Villanova, Temple, St. Joe’s headed to 2016 NCAA Tournement

It is selection Sunday, and the final 68-team bracket has been released for the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Among those teams were the Villanova Wildcats, Temple Owls, and St. Joseph’s Hawks. Villanova finished the regular season with a 29-5 record, and looked to be a one-seed heading into the tournament. However after losing to Seton Hall in a close Big East Championship game, Nova...
Via Total Sports Live
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Iowa vs. Temple – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/@IowaHoops One of the teams sweating out this year’s giant bubble, the Temple Owls, are heading to the Big Dance. Fran Dunphy’s team is in the South Region, heading to Brooklyn for a first round date with the Iowa Hawkeyes. Iowa enters with a 21-10 record, but it is limping into the tournament, losers of five of six including its Big Ten Tournament opener to Illinois...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Hamilton, Miller led UConn past Temple in AAC semifinal

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Daniel Hamilton and Shonn Miller scored 19 points and Connecticut shrugged off a slow start to beat top-seeded Temple 77-62 on Saturday in the American Athletic Conference semifinals. Showing no signs of fatigue after needing four overtimes to win the longest game in league history in the quarterfinals, the Huskies built a 16-point first half lead and weathered...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Connecticut 77, Temple 62

Forward Daniel Hamilton's 19-point, 11-rebound effort pushed fifth-seeded Connecticut past top-seeded Temple 77-62 on Saturday at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., earning a berth in the American Athletic Conference Tournament title game. Forward Shonn Miller added 19 points for the Huskies (23-10), who will play 10th-seeded Tulane or sixth-seeded Memphis on Sunday for the championship...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Temple defeats South Florida 79-62 in AAC quarterfinals

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Jaylen Bond led a balanced attack with 17 points and top-seeded Temple defeated South Florida 79-62 in the American Athletic Conference quarterfinals on Friday. Quenton DeCosey added 14 points and Obi Enechionyia 13 points as the Owls (21-10), who face the UConn-Cincinnati winner in the semifinals Friday, put five players in double figures. Mark Williams made...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Temple outright champs of the American

Quite a year for Temple hoops as the Owls closed out the regular season with a 64-56 victory over Tulane on the road, clinching the AAC regular season title outright. Both Temple’s men’s and women’s basketball hit the 20-win mark in back to back seasons. Quenton DeCosey continued his strong senior season with a another game in double figures with 15 points and he certainly...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Temple survives in the final seconds against UCF

Tied at 61 with under 30 seconds to go, Temple put the ball in the ands of their leading scorer Quenton DeCosey and he delivered with the game-winning jumper with 3 seconds left in the game. This is a game Temple could not lose and DeCosey made sure of that giving them a 63-61 victory. Obi Enechionyia continues to play well and he once again led the Owls in scoring with 18 points...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

DeCosey gives Temple a 63-61 win over Central Florida

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Quenton DeCosey scored 16 points, including the game-winning jumper with 3.1 seconds left, and Temple edged Central Florida 63-61 on Saturday. Central Florida tied the game when Daiquan Walker made two of three free throws with a minute left. DeCosey fired an airball 3 near the end of the shot clock but UCF lost the ball out of bounds. DeCosey's desperation 3...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Temple takes down Houston on the road

In a game where Temple’s leading scorer Quenton DeCosey was held to only 8 points, sophomore Obi Enechionyia stepped up in a big way with a career-high 26 points and was the only Owl in double-figures. Obi made six of Temple’s 10 three-pointers including the game-tying three with under a minute to go. Then Devin Coleman delivered the final blow with a three of his own to give...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Bond helps Temple top South Florida 77-65

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jaylen Bond scored 18 points with 14 rebounds and Temple beat South Florida 77-65 on Sunday. Bond was 9 of 17 from the field and had six offensive rebounds for Temple (16-8, 10-3 American), which has won five in a row to take the top spot in the conference. The Owls shot nearly 48 percent and made 9 of 24 from beyond the arc. Obi Enechionyia also had 18 points...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Temple takes care of South Florida

Temple dominated this game pretty much the whole way, getting a huge game from Jaylen Bond, who had his seventh double-double of the season, with 18 points and 14 rebounds. The Owls shot a healthy 47% as team and had a season-high 20 assists on 32 made field goals en route to a 77-65 victory to extend their win streak to five games. Obi Enechionyia had a nice game with 18 points...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

The Luckiest guy I know

 Fran Dunphy, coach of the Temple Owls, became the winningest coach in Big 5 history surpassing his predecessor John Chaney. Dunphy started his head coaching career at the University of Pennsylvania where he spent 17 years and then received the nod from John Chaney to take his place at Temple. Dunphy has been just about everywhere in the Big 5, playing and coaching at La Salle...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Temple rallies late to sweep UConn

After going into halftime up 31-29, Temple’s offense fell asleep to start the second half and UConn took advantage of that, going on a 12-3 run. The Huskies drove the lead up all the way to 52-42 with 6:28 left in the game and all hope seemed lost. That was until Daniel Dingle and Quenton DeCosey took over the game. Dingle hit 3 three’s down the stretch then DeCosey made a no...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

DeCosey scores 23, Temple rallies to beat UConn 63-58

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Quenton DeCosey scored 23 points, including his team's final nine points, and Temple rallied to beat UConn 63-58 Thursday night for its fourth straight win. Daniel Dingle scored 12 of his career-high 15 points in the second half for the Owls (15-8, 9-3 American Athletic Conference), who overcome a late 12-point deficit by closing the game on a 21-4 run. Shonn...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Temple coach Matt Rhule rocks some Karaoke

Temple Owls coach Matt Rhule is a beloved figure in Philadelphia, so much that he can even draw a crowd when he goes out on the town. Thanks to a video from Almighty Philly, we now know that Rhule can sing Karaoke quite well, especially when it comes to “My Girl” by The Temptations. I must say, Rhule isn’t the worst I’ve ever heard! Just the same, Coach, do us all a favor...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Temple comes back to beat Tulsa in OT

Temple could not buy basket most of the game, only shooting 34% in the first half. but found themselves tied with Tulsa heading into halftime. Tulsa got off to a fast start in the second half with a 10-2 run, building the lead up to 12. However, they didn’t count on Quenton DeCosey, who was held scoreless in the first half, to go off like he did. DeCosey led the Owls with 21 points...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star Defensive Tackle Karamo Dioubate Commits To Temple Over South Carolina

One of the final blue chip recruits left unsigned will be staying in his native Philadelphia. Four-star defensive tackle Karamo Dioubate committed to Matt Rhule’s Temple Owls over the SEC’s South Carolina Gamecocks during a ceremony moments ago.  LIVE on #Periscope: Karamo Dioubate is about to decide between Temple, South Carolina and Alabama. https://t.co/36aPP4a49N — Kyle...
Via College Spun
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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