TEMPLE OWLS NEWS

Temple aims for bowl bid in 2nd year under Rhule

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Second-year Temple coach Matt Rhule has clear expectations for this season. ''We're expecting ourselves to be bowl eligible,'' Rhule said. ''We don't put any limit on what we can do and don't put any excuses on what we can't do. We're just going to go compete.'' Rhule endured a 2-10 mark in his first season and...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Not-So-Curious Case Of Sharif Finch

Sharif Finch was named the Most Improved Defensive Player at the end of Temple's spring drills. The Owls are hoping the pass rush, which will include the sophomore leading the way at defensive end, will be the most improved aspect of the team this year.
Via temple.scout.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple starts its ’15 class with Trey Lowe

Just under two weeks after touted shooting guard Trey Lowe narrowed his recruiting list to four schools, he announced his verbal commitment to the Temple Owls. Lowe picked Temple over his other finalists, VCU, SMU and Saint Joseph’s. He provides a key, top-100 caliber talent for a Temple program that is finding its way in the American ...
Via Hoopniks
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple’s Kenneth Harper named to Doak Walker Award watch list

Today, the Doak Walker Award watch list was released as this award is for the nation’s best running back. The list currently has 53 running backs on it but more can be still added. The semifinalists for the award will be named on November 18 and the finalists will be named on November 24. Finally, the winner will be announced on December 11 during the college football awards show...
Via Total Sports Live
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Temple Owl Khalif Wyatt invited to Utah Jazz summer league training camp

Even with the NBA Draft being over, players are still being signed to teams across the league for the summer league. According to Tony Jones of the Salt Lake Tribune, Khalif Wyatt has been invited to the Jazz’s summer league training camp. This is good news for the former Temple Owl star who is looking for a permanent home in the NBA. Last year around this time, Wyatt was playing...
Via Total Sports Live
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple Football: Previewing the running back position

For the Temple Owls 2014 roster, the running back position is one that does not lack depth. The Owls have eight running backs listed on their roster to begin the 2014 season. Who should people look for carrying the ball for Temple when the season is the real question. Last year for Temple, Kenny Harper and Zaire Williams were the main backs for Matt Rhule and his offense. Harper...
Via isportsweb.com
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple Owls season preview

It was only 2011 when the Temple Owls had a nine-win season, but since then the Owls have quickly returned to being one of the worst teams in college football following a two-win season in 2013. In his second season as head coach, Matt Rhule hopes he can get Temple turned around. Heading into the season, there is a lot of excitement surrounding quarterback P.J. Walker. As a freshman...
Via College Football Universe
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple Football: White tops Cherry 10-9

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Springfield Township, the Temple Owls took part in their annual Cherry and White Game. The game took place on Cardinal O’Hara’s football field in front of a good crowd of Temple fans. The quarterbacks for the teams were sophomore P.J. Walker for Cherry and senior Connor Reilly for the White squad. The game did not feature that much scoring...
Via isportsweb.com
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former Temple Owl Anthony Lee transfers to Ohio State

Former Temple Owl Anthony Lee has found a new home in college basketball and it’s in the Big Ten. Lee will be transferring to Ohio State according to a report from ESPN.com’s Jeff Goodman. Temple transfer Anthony Lee told http://t.co/FJtJDXPuUb he is headed to Ohio State. Will play next season for Buckeyes. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 29, 2014 Lee will bring immediate...
Via Total Sports Live
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple's Anthony Lee to transfer to Ohio State

A few weeks ago we learned that Anthony Lee would be transferring from Temple to play out his final college season. Today, Lee committed to make that move to Columbus to play for the Ohio State Buckeyes. Temple transfer Anthony Lee told http://t.co/FJtJDXPuUb he is headed to Ohio State. Will play next season for Buckeyes. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) March 29, 2014 Lee, who...
Via College Spun
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Illini In The Picture For Temple Transfer Anthony Lee

6’9″ Anthony Lee, a forward from Temple has announced his possible intention to transfer to the University of Illinois last week. Lee has received interest from other programs such as Louisville, Indiana, Oklahoma State, Minnesota, Purdue, Ohio State, Iowa State, Illinois, Northwestern, Florida State, USC, BYU, Pittsburgh, Providence, St. Johns, and Georgetown among others....
Via Sports Mockery
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Temple’s Anthony Lee To Transfer, Will Be Eligible Immediately

Temple had a very disappointing 9-22 season in 2013-14, and now it is losing one of its better players. 6-foot-9 forward Anthony Lee, who averaged 13.6 points and 8.6 rebounds per game for the Owls this season, is transferring, and will be  eligible to play immediately. Temple’s Anthony Lee is transferring, sources told ESPN. Fifth-year transfer — who averaged 13.6 points and...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UCF Beats Temple in Double OT in AAC 1st RD

Memphis TN, On Wednesday March 12 from the FedExForum in Memphis Tennessee, college basketball conference tournament took center stage as the Temple Owls took on the Central Florida Knights in the 1st Round of the inaugural American Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Championships presented by Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.  Temple came into game with a record of […]
Via Philly Sports Live
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple 66, South Florida 65

Quenton DeCosey had 18 points, including the game-winning runner as time expired, as the visiting Owls rallied from 12 down in the closing minutes to pull out an improbable victory. Dalton Pepper led the way for Temple (9-21, 4-14 American Athletic Conference) with 20 points after scoring eight in the final five minutes, including a go-ahead layup with 17 seconds to go. Will Cummings...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple 86, Central Florida 78

Dalton Pepper scored 26 points as the Owls turned away the visiting Knights to pull out of sole possession of last place in the American Athletic Conference. Will Cummings scored 23 points while Anthony Lee collected 20 points and 10 rebounds for Temple (8-21, 3-14 AAC), which snapped a four-game slide. Quenton DeCosey struggled to eight points on 3-of-13 shooting but added seven...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nichols leads No. 22 Memphis past Temple in OT

Austin Nichols had 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocks on Saturday night as No. 22 Memphis beat Temple 82-79 in overtime. Quenton DeCosey scored 23 for Temple, but missed a 3-pointer from the top of the key with a second left as Memphis won its second straight and fifth in the last six. Shaq Goodwin led Memphis with 20 points, while Joe Jackson and Michael Dixon had 12 apiece...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The Opponent: Temple

Temple University is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Former Cardinal basketball player, Perrin Johnson, will tell you first hand that Temple University is in the worst neighborhood he’s ever been to.  Perrin also will swear that Temple’s campus is worse than that of the Memphis Tigers.  Temple has an enrollment of around 37,600 and their acceptance rate is about 67...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Louisville vs. Temple Set For 6 PM Tip

Photo courtesy Temple University At this point, it feels like the Louisville basketball team hasn’t played in months. The Cards have now gone nine days without a game, which is the longest of any team in the country. Fortunately they’ll be back in action on Friday evening taking on the Temple Owls. The game was initially scheduled for Thursday at 7 PM, however the winter weather...
Via The Cardinal Connect
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Owls QB joins staff as wide-receivers coach

UNTIL YESTERDAY, there was no record of any former Temple football player returing to his alma mater to become a full-time assistant coach. Adam DiMichele can now say he's the first. The former Owls quarterback joined Matt Rhule's staff a year ago as a graduate assistant working with offensive coordinator Marcus Satterfield and was a big help with the development of true...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: SMU Capped Off A Victory Over Temple With A Serious Alley-Oop To Cannen Cunningham

SMU continued its stellar AAC play tonight against the Temple Owls — the Mustangs moved to 7-3 in conference play and 18-5 overall with a 23-point victory at Moody Coliseum. They also fired up the home crowd with a serious exclamation point near the end of the game, when Keith Frazier threw a perfect alley-oop to teammate Cannen Cunningham:
Via College Spun
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

John Chaney statue unveiled at Temple University’s Liacouras Center

Tweet   From 1982-2006 John Chaney patrolled the sideline as head coach for the Temple Owls men’s basketball team. His teams won six Atlantic-10 Conference Tournament titles and advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament five times. Chaney received the Henry Iba Award (Coach of the Year) twice and compiled a 516-253 record...
Via Los That Sports Blog
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Talks Temple

Cherokee Trail DE Jacob Martin heads east to help the Temple Owls turn things around.
Via hscolorado.scout.com
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Pepper's 33 Not Enough

Down 19 points in the second half to Cincinnati, ranked 15th in the country, the Temple men’s basketball team looked very much like a squad which has yet to win in the new year or in its new league. But then Dalton Pepper caught fire, pouring in 27 second-half points on his way to a career-high 33 only to see a questionable foul with seven seconds remaining lead to another defeat.
Via temple.scout.com
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Temple Falls to No. 24 Memphis

Dalton Pepper scored 24 points, but Temple was dominated in the paint and lost 79-69 to the Tigers at the Liacouras Center. “We’re still a work in progress,” Owls coach Fran Dunphy said. “I think we’re putting ourselves in decent position but we’re losing focus on a possession or two that changes the whole momentum of the game, so that’s what we have to correct.”...
Via Fightin For Philly
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Last Men Standing

So, here’s how crazy Thursday’s Temple-USF game became. Temple coach Fran Dunphy was playing offense-defense with Jimmy McDonnell and Devontae Watson for most of the second half. McDonnell was the offensive piece of the equation. And he had nine career points in four years coming into the game. McDonnell scored 10 points, but Will Cummings was lost to injury in an 82-75 defeat.
Via temple.scout.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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