Will Cummings had 18 points for Temple (2-1), whose scrappy defense frustrated Duke, which more than a few times looked at the officials for a little help.
The Temple Owls will face their toughest test of the young season tonight as they take on No. 4 Duke up in Brooklyn as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
La Salle University will host the East Regional during March Madness in 2016.
La Salle defeated Colgate to open their season on Saturday.
The Hawks lost to FDU on the strength of a three pointer with 3.3 seconds left.
Temple defeated American on Friday night 40-37 at the Liacouras Center.
St. Joseph’s will open its season on Friday, November 14th, at home against FDU.
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Philadelphia has a rich tradition of college basketball and a few coaches in town cracked ESPN’s Top 50 College Basketball Coaches.
The Division III Cabrini College Cavaliers in Radnor stayed in the family when it came to hiring a new men’s basketball coach with the promotion of assistant Tim McDonald to the post on Friday.
Don Meyer, one of the winningest coaches in college basketball who came back from a near-fatal car accident and liver cancer before closing out his career, died Sunday.
Syracuse sophomore forward Jerami Grant is entering the NBA draft, becoming the second Orange starter in less than three weeks to announce he’s going pro
Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
Police in Lexington used tear gas to control rowdy fans and several couch fires were lit in the streets after Kentucky fell to Connecticut in the NCAA basketball championship final.
The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.