TEMPLE OWLS NEWS

Missing Pieces

Temple men’s basketball coach Fran Dunphy certainly missed 2012-2013 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year Khalif Wyatt this season. But he admitted last week after watching the Owls struggle defensively throughout a 9-22 season that the players he really missed were starting power forward Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson and backup guard T.J. DiLeo.
Via temple.scout.com
19 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Still A Soph

Daniel Dingle’s freshman season at Temple was spent as a deep bench reserve and he was coming into his own in his sophomore year before a knee injury ended it at 10 games. He admitted considering that half of his career was over and he had barely made a blip, so it was a sense of relief on Wednesday when he received word from the NCAA that he was granted a medical redshirt for this season.
Via temple.scout.com
24 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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

Movin' On Up

Temple closed the regular season with a two-game winning streak when Quenton DeCosey’s buzzer-beating jumper gave the Owls a 66-65 win at South Florida. The win moved the Owls up two spots in the American Athletic Conference Tournament which begins Wednesday at Memphis.
Via temple.scout.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakthrough Season for Pepper

Not much has gone right for the Temple men’s basketball team this year. But the emergence of senior guard Dalton Pepper has been a bright spot in an otherwise dismal season. Pepper has finally realized the potential he showed back in his high school days, leading the Owls in scoring at 17.5 points per game heading into Saturday’s final regular season game at South Florida.
Via temple.scout.com
March 07, 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

Temple buoyed by upset of SMU

It's only one win, but in a season that has been marked by several close losses to quality teams, Temple's 71-64 win on Sunday over visiting SMU is the type of victory that the Owls could build on. "That's the hope," coach Fran Dunphy said. "That was a really good win against a top team in the country." At the time coach Larry Brown's SMU Mustangs...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Khalif Wyatt makes season debut with Springfield Armor

Former Temple Owl star Khalif Wyatt is a step closer towards his NBA dreams. Today, the Springfield Armor of the NBA D-League announced that Wyatt was acquired from the Reno Bighorns in exchange for the Canton Charge’s fourth round pick and returning player rights to Kenny Adeleke. For Wyatt he will get to showcase his talent on the D-League stage with the second half of the season...
Via Total Sports Live
February 17, 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...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 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

Jackson Still Uncertain

On Sunday against the Temple Owls, senior forward Justin Jackson suffered a sprained ankle early in the first half and didn't play for the rest of the game. As of right now, his status is uncertain for Thursday's game against rival Louisville.
Via cincinnati.scout.com
January 28, 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

Temple loses 79-69 to No. 24 Memphis

Temple got Will Cummings back on Saturday. Mark Williams also managed to play. It just wasn't enough for the Owls to get a win, not with all the problems they had inside against 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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