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Temple Owls falter down the stretch against UConn

The Temple Owls welcomed the red-hot Huskies from the University of Connecticut to North Philadelphia in a conference clash. The Temple Owls [14-14, 5-10 AAC] were unable to hold off the Huskies [14-12, 9-5 AAC] as they lost 64-63 on a last second drive. This one hurts because it was one of the best performances […] Temple Owls falter down the stretch against UConn - Section 215...
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Adams hit game-winner as UConn rallies past Temple, 64-63

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jalen Adams scored 13 points and hit a driving layup with 2.9 seconds left as UConn rallied to beat Temple 64-63 on Sunday for its fourth straight win. Rodney Purvis finished with 18 points and five assists for the Huskies (14-12, 9-5 American), who overcame a 10-point second-half deficit to win for the seventh time in their last eight contests. Daniel Dingle...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Temple Owls Set To Take On UConn On National TV

The Temple Owls have been far from the team they were last season, but luckily for them the UConn Huskies have fell off as well. As Fran Dunphy tries to have his team turn the corner, the Temple Owls will have themselves a nationally battle with the UConn Huskies. The Huskies are seeing themselves in […] Temple Owls Set To Take On UConn On National TV - Section 215 - Section 215...
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1 day ago

Temple Brings the S.W.A.G., But Will It Work?

The Owls made headlines, but will it bring the recruits? The Temple Owls have made national news by being the first NCAA program to hire a "Specialist With Advanced Graphics" or for short: a S.W.A.G. Coordinator. It's a creative title that has caught national attention, but will it be an effective recruiting tactic? Many teams in the country have graphic specialists, but first-year...
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6 days ago

Temple surprises Memphis with a 74-62 win behind Rose

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Quinton Rose scored 18 points and Daniel Dingle and Shizz Alston Jr. each finished with 13 points to lead Temple past Memphis 74-62 on Sunday. Craig Randall II's 3-pointer at 11:43 gave Memphis a 23-14 lead before Temple (14-12, 5-8 American Athletic) took over. The Owls lead for good on Dingle's layup 5:57 before halftime during an 18-0 run. The Tigers went...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Owls Can’t Stop the Streaking Mustangs

Two streaking teams met on Thursday night as the SMU Mustangs came to the Liacouras center to visit the Temple Owls. The SMU Mustangs [21-4, 11-1 AAC] emerged victoriously to run their winning streak to seven over the Temple Owls [13-12, 4-8 AAC] with a 66-50 win. Behind 30 points from Semi Ojeleye, the Mustangs […] The Owls Can’t Stop the Streaking Mustangs - Section 215 - Section...
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11 days ago

Temple 2017 Football Schedule Announced

It will be a tough road for the Owls to make another AAC Championship game Mark your calendars. Geoff Collins and the rest of the Temple Owls have an official schedule as they enter a new era of Temple football. The American Athletic Conference announced its football schedule for the 2017 season, and the reigning AAC champions will be nationally televised in four games this year...
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11 days ago

Geoff Collins, Temple Face Uncertain Future

Temple ranks 118th nationally in Collins’ first recruiting class The Temple football program is at a crossroads. They are coming off back-to-back 10-win seasons and the first conference championship win in school history. Expectations on North Broad were raised after Phillip Walker and Matt Rhule brought the program to new heights. Just days later, both Walker and Rhule were out...
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11 days ago

No. 25 SMU faces tough task in Temple

Playing its best basketball of the season, No. 25 Southern Methodist University has a tough trip ahead to play a Temple program that's made a habit of pulling off top-25 upsets. SMU (20-4, 10-1) has won six straight and 16 of its last 17 games dating back to Dec. 2. Ranked for the first time this season and fourth year in a row, the Mustangs led by 6-foot-7 junior Semi Ojeleye...
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12 days ago

Temple Owls Ride Daniel Dingle to Victory over USF

The Temple Owls welcomed USF to their home court on a special day, Hooter the Owl’s birthday. It should be noted that the Temple Owls [13-11, 4-7 AAC] were 11-0 on their mascots birthday and were looking to run that number to 12. Luckily his birthday happened to fall on the same day that Temple would welcome […] Temple Owls Ride Daniel Dingle to Victory over USF - Section 215...
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14 days ago

Dingle hits career-high 6 3s in Temple's victory over Bulls

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Daniel Dingle made a career-high six 3-pointers, scored 22 points, and Temple defeated South Florida 83-74 on Sunday. Shizz Alston Jr. and Ernest Aflakpui scored 14 points apiece for the Owls (13-11, 4-7 American), who shot 54 percent overall, 62 percent in the first half when they took a 46-23 lead by finishing on a 13-0 run. The Owls made 12 of 23 from the...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn women’s basketball cruises to 96th straight win by easily defeating Temple

The UConn Huskies women’s basketball team won its 96th straight game Wednesday night, by easily defeating the Temple Owls. Almost predictably, this game was never close, as UConn jumped out to a 25-8 lead in the first quarter, and extended its lead to 52-18 at halftime. In the first half, UConn shot 76.9 percent (20-26) from the field — the highest FG percentage in the first...
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19 days ago

Rice 2017 National Signing Day results

Owls bring abroad 17 players on NSD, including a trio of 3-star athletes Rice is getting help on both sides of the ball in 2017 for what could be a make-or-break year for Owls coach David Bailiff. The Owls signed 17 high school seniors on Wednesday, all but two of which are from Texas. The class includes a sizable pickup late in Kenneth Orji, a 3-star linebacker from Missouri City...
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19 days ago

FAU football National Signing Day 2017 results: Lane Kiffin inks best class in FAU history

Lane Kiffin’s first recruiting class at FAU is a huge success as the Owls sign their best recruiting class ever. When FAU shocked the college football world by hiring Lane Kiffin as their head coach many believed that it was only matter of time before the Owls started to reach their potential and compete for conference championships. After Lane Kiffin’s first recruiting class...
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19 days ago

Rose scores 18, helps Temple pull away late to beat Tulane

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Quinton Rose scored six of his 18 points in the final three minutes to help Temple pull away from Tulane for a 79-71 victory on Tuesday night. The Owls had an 11-point lead before Cameron Reynolds scored eight of Tulane's next 10 points to pull the Green Wave to 69-66 with 3:27 remaining. Rose's layup and jump shot made it 73-69 with 53 seconds left, and the Owls...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gray with 28 points leads Houston over Temple

HOUSTON (AP) Rob Gray had 28 points, seven rebounds and five assists, Damyean Dotson added 20 points and 10 rebounds and Houston beat Temple 79-66 on Saturday night. Gray made all four of his free throws and Galen Robinson Jr. hit on both of his attempts to help the Cougars (14-7, 5-4 American) secure the win in the final 1:30. The Owls (11-10, 2-6) missed all four of their shots...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple Football: Haason Reddick is a Really Athletic Conundrum

Haason Reddick had an impressive weak of Senior Bowl practices. How does the Temple Owls prospect project to the next level? Haason Reddick, DE for the Temple Owls, had a breakout season this year with 21.5 tackles for loss, best in the country. His dominant performance earned him an invite to the Senior Bowl, where he […] Temple Football: Haason Reddick is a Really Athletic Conundrum...
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23 days ago

Rice football to hit the road early, often in 2017 season

Rice could play five of first seven games away from home, if opener moved to Australia  If the Owls home opener against Stanford is exported to Australia, there won’t be many chances for Rice fans to see the team play in Rice Stadium until late in the 2017 season. The Owls have only five confirmed games at Rice Stadium and three of those will be in late October or November. The...
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25 days ago

FAU Owls 2017 football schedule

Conference USA has released the full slate of conference games and when they will be played in 2017. Time to take a glance at how 2017 looks for the Owls. After making Conference USA fans wait until mid-spring to announce the conference schedule over the past few years, the conference has decided to make Christmas come early for football fans as C-USA has announced the football schedule...
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25 days ago

Alston has 22, Temple ends skid with 77-66 win over Memphis

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Shizz Alston scored 22 points and Temple ended a three-game losing streak with a 77-66 win over Memphis on Wednesday night. Daniel Dingle added 16 points and Mark Williams had 15 for the Owls (11-10, 2-6 American), who had lost six of their previous seven. Alston scored eight-straight points to put Temple up 40-32 early in the second half after the teams were...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Temple Owls Basketball: A Look Ahead

After one of the most inconsistent, yet promising starts to the season, Temple now sits at an extremely modest 10-10 on the season. After back-to-back wins against West Virginia and Florida State, two teams still currently in the top 10, the Temple Owls looked ready to dominate the AAC this year. With a Strength of […] Temple Owls Basketball: A Look Ahead - Section 215 - Section...
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January 20, 2017

No. 20 Cincinnati braces for tough test from Temple

CINCINNATI -- No. 20 Cincinnati has every reason to look past Wednesday night's game at Fifth Third Arena against the Temple Owls. Well, except one: The Bearcats know better. Cincinnati enters the contest on an eight-game winning streak that includes key American Athletic Conference wins over Houston and SMU. The Bearcats' RPI soared to 16 this week and their NCAA Tournament resume...
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January 17, 2017

Etou, Taplin help Tulsa hang on to defeat Temple 70-68

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Junior Etou scored 15 points, Sterling Taplin hit a runner for the win with three seconds left and Tulsa edged Temple 70-68 despite a career-high 25 points by the Owls' Shizz Alston Jr. on Saturday. Neither team had a lead larger than eight points, but the Golden Hurricane (9-7, 3-1 American) outscored Temple 11-3 over the final six minutes. Taplin's runner with...
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January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Temple Owls Basketball: Sloppy Play Dooms the Owls

The Temple Owls [10-9, 1-5 AAC] came into today’s game looking to halt the Tulsa Golden Hurricane’s [9-7, 3-1 AAC] momentum after their win over Memphis. The Golden Hurricane were able to improve to 3-1 in conference play with a 70-68 win over the Temple Owls. They got the better of the Owls in a pretty […] Temple Owls Basketball: Sloppy Play Dooms the Owls - Section 215 ...
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January 14, 2017

Temple beats East Carolina 81-62 with 5 in double figures

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Daniel Dingle scored 19 points, Ernest Aflakpui had a career-high 13 points with 10 rebounds and Temple beat East Carolina 81-62 on Saturday. Aflakpui scored five straight points to start a 10-2 Temple run for a 62-48 lead midway through the second half and the Owls led by double digits the rest of the way. Quinton Rose added 14 points and Mark Williams scored...
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January 07, 2017  |  Discuss
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