Now Ranked #22, Temple Readies For Big WeekTheir ten-game winning streak and 21-5 record have earned the Temple Owls the #22 slot in this week's AP Top 25 poll as they look ahead to a pair of Big 5 games.
Basketball: Winners of Four Straight, Temple Hosts Fordham on WednesdayThe Temple Owls are on a roll. "I was happy for our guards," coach Fran Dunphy said of Saturday's rout of St. Joe's.
Hoops: Fernandez Leads Temple to 77-70 Win Over RiceJuan Fernandez came into the game needing three points to reach 1,000 for his career. He got to 1,001 on a layup 5:10 into the game, then kept scoring.
Basketball: Temple Readying For Texas Two-StepThe Owls have a few days off before heading down to Texas to play the Longhorns on Saturday in Austin, and Rice on Monday in Houston.
Brown Has 19 As Temple Posts 77-58 Win Over ToledoAaron Brown came off the bench to lead all scorers with 19 points as Temple University posted a 77-58 win over Toledo on Wednesday night, snapping the Rockets' six-game winning streak.
Basketball: Temple Readies for Visit to ToledoTipoff is set for 7:00pm Wednesday night in Toledo, Ohio.
Temple Tops Wichita State In Overtime, 78-74, At Puerto Rico Tip-Off TourneyRamone Moore scored 23 points as Temple beat Wichita State 78-74 in overtime Sunday in the third-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament.
Basketball: Temple Defeats W. Michigan, 69-55, in Puerto RicoTemple jumped out to a 23-6 lead, defeating Western Michigan 69-55 on Thursday morning.
Temple Outlasts Penn 73-67 In OTTemple opened their season at the Palestra with a Big 5 win over the Quakers in overtime.
Temple, San Diego State Offer Clash Of Playing StylesTemple has its roots firmly in the gritty tradition of Philadelphia basketball, not much flash but loads of defense and unselfishness. San Diego State has no tradition beyond all that gorgeous beach -- and a handful of NCAA tournament defeats before this year.
<em>Basketball:</em> Temple Tops UMass In OTJuan Fernandez scored 19 points and Lavoy Allen added 14 (with 18 rebounds) as Temple University defeated the University of Massachusetts, 73-67, in overtime on Wednesday night.
<em>College Basketball: </em> Temple Pounds Richmond, 73-53Ramone Moore scored 24 points, Juan Fernandez had 20, and #23 Temple used a 16-0 run to batter Richmond, 73-53, on Thursday night.