Temple Owls

Temple's Shizz Alston Jr. (10) shoots against Belmont's Dylan Windler (3) and Kevin McClain (11).
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March 20, 2019 - 7:15 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A few seconds were still left on the clock when Fran Dunphy headed to midcourt for his final postgame handshake, the outcome long decided. Belmont was simply too much for his Owls. Nobody else in the NCAA Tournament is excited to face their efficient offense, either. Kevin...
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Mar 9, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Temple Owls guard Shizz Alston Jr. (10) dribbles past UCF Knights guard Terrell Allen (2) during the first half at Liacouras Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 12, 2019 - 6:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All of the "Bracketologists" have good news for Temple University these days. After an impressive win over 25th ranked University of Central Florida on Saturday, most experts believe the Owls have done enough to earn an NCAA Tournament berth. Temple seems to have put...
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Temple Owls head coach Fran Dunphy watches from the sideline as they take on the Connecticut Huskies in the first half at Gampel Pavilion. Temple defeated UConn 78-71.
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Dave Uram
March 08, 2019 - 12:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple Owls head coach Fran Dunphy, who’s about to finish his last of 30 years as a head coach in Big 5 basketball (Penn then Temple), is absolutely not interested in the coming days being anything about him. After a very important 78-71 win at UConn to lock up a...
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Temple Owls guard Shizz Alston Jr.
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Ed Benkin
March 05, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the Temple Owls, every game could make or break their NCAA Tournament resume. With two regular season games remaining, the Owls have fluctuated in the bracket projections over the past few weeks. It has been like the stock market for the Owls with the up and down...
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Jan 6, 2019; Wichita, KS, USA; Temple Owls guard Shizz Alston Jr. (10) reaches in for the ball against Wichita State Shockers forward Markis McDuffie (1) during the second half at Charles Koch Arena.
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Matt Leon
January 07, 2019 - 4:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Eagles were putting together their thrilling playoff win in Chicago on Sunday, the Temple Owls put together a thriller of their own out in Kansas. Temple found a way to beat the Wichita State Shockers 85-81 in overtime to improve to 11-3 on the season (1-1...
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Manny Diaz is shown in 2017 as Miami Hurricanes defensive coordinator
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Tim Jimenez
December 31, 2018 - 9:17 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University is used to having to get a new head football coach every few years, but in this case, Temple is going to have to find a new coach for the second time in a month. The Manny Diaz era ends before it got started and Marc Narducci, who follows Temple...
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Dec 5, 2018; Villanova, PA, USA; Temple Owls guard Nate Pierre-Louis (15) dribbles past Villanova Wildcats forward Eric Paschall (4) during the second half at Finneran Pavilion.
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Matt Leon
December 11, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Temple Owls will be home on Wednesday night as the UMass Minutemen pay the Liacouras Center a visit. The Owls are off to a fine 7-2 start this season, but they are coming off a loss as they dropped a Big 5 battle to Villanova at the Pavilion on Wednesday night...
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Nov 20, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Temple Owls center Ernest Aflakpu (24) reacts with teammates in the first half of the Legends Classic against the California Golden Bears at Barclays Center.
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Matt Leon
November 26, 2018 - 4:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Temple Owls will play their first true road game of the season on Tuesday night as they head out to Columbia to visit the University of Missouri. The Owls have gotten off to a strong 5-1 start this season. They won their first four games, all at The Liacouras...
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Matt Leon
October 30, 2018 - 10:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Temple Owls will return from a bye week on Thursday night when they go toe-to-toe with one of the top teams in the country, the undefeated Knights of the University of Central Florida. The Owls are 5-3 and tied (with UCF) for first in the American Athletic...
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It isn't exactly a normal situation, but the Temple Owls seem to be going about business as usual.
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Ed Benkin
October 29, 2018 - 9:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It isn't exactly a normal situation, but the Temple Owls seem to be going about business as usual. As Temple prepares for the 2018-19 basketball campaign, Fran Dunphy is preparing for his final season with the Owls. When the 2017-18 season ended, the school announced...
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