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.
Temple defeated American on Friday night 40-37 at the Liacouras Center.
Yanay, a sixth-grader, has had a Big Sister for two years. “My ‘big’ is important to me because I don’t have any brothers or sisters,” she said, “so it was nice to have that attention.”
Former Temple basketball player Rick Brunson has reportedly been arrested and the incident could keep him from joining the school’s coaching staff.
Philadelphia has a rich tradition of college basketball and a few coaches in town cracked ESPN’s Top 50 College Basketball Coaches.
Temple put a scare in another top team in the American Athletic Conference — this time No. 22 Memphis. But in the end, the Owls fell to the Tigers 82-79 in overtime.
The Temple Owls face another difficult challenge in American Athletic Conference action on Thursday night as they welcome the defending national champions, #13 Louisville, to town.
Temple lost its third straight and 11th in 12 games when they fell to Houston 88-74 Sunday.
To say it has been a frustrating season to this point for the Temple Owls would be putting it mildly.
The Temple Owls had a chance at the end. They’ve had plenty of chances this season. But once again, they came up short.
Tyreek Duren scored 20 points, Tyrone Garland added 17 and La Salle extended its winning streak to five with a 74-68 win over city rival Temple on Saturday.
The Temple Owls will try to shake off back-to-back losses on Thursday night when they welcome South Florida to the Liacouras Center for an American Athletic Conference game.
Kadeem Jack had 18 points and Junior Etou scored the go-ahead basket with 40 seconds to play to lift Rutgers to a 71-66 win over Temple on Wednesday night.
Javan Felix hit a three-pointer with nine seconds to play in overtime and Texas topped Temple 81-80 on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center.
The Temple Owls will look to extend their winning streak to four straight games on Saturday as they host the Texas Longhorns at the Center.