The Temple Owls are on their way to Dayton for Friday’s NCAA tournament contest against North Carolina State.
It should be fun on Saturday night on Hawk Hill as St. Joe’s hosts Temple in a critical Big 5 and Atlantic 10 match-up.
Khalif Wyatt scored 33 points and Anthony Lee had 21 — both career highs — and Temple, despite not making a field goal over the final 5 1-2 minutes, upset No. 3 Syracuse 83-79 on Saturday in the Chevrolet Gotham Classic at Madison Square Garden.
Matt Rhule appears ready to become the next football coach at Temple.
Police are investigating a shooting outside an elementary school in Levittown, Bucks County.
Ryan Nassib threw for 215 yards and a touchdown, and Adonis Aimeen-Moore rushed for a pair of scores to lead Syracuse to a 38-20 victory over Temple on Friday in the Orange’s last Big East game.
Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson scored 18 points and Temple broke open a tight game in the second half to beat Rice 77-63 Saturday night.
Montel Harris rushed for a career-high 351 yards and seven touchdowns, Matt Brown scored twice before leaving the game with an injury, and Temple beat Army 63-32 on Saturday for its fifth straight win in the series.
Cincinnati scored on four of its last five first-half possessions and rode that momentum to a 34-10 Big East victory over Temple on Saturday.
Teddy Bridgewater threw a career-high five touchdown passes and No. 12 Louisville rallied once again, beating Temple 45-17 on Saturday.
Gary Nova threw four touchdown passes in the second half to lead No. 19 Rutgers to a 35-10 comeback victory over Temple on Saturday.
Marcus Green’s blocked a late field goal attempt and Montel Harris scored two touchdowns to lead Temple to a 37-28 victory over South Florida in a Big East Conference matchup on Saturday.
A Temple University football player has been arrested for kidnapping and related charges.
Weeks away from its return to Big East action, Temple played like the team that got kicked out early last decade in Saturday’s loss.
Two local rivals will tee it up again Friday, in the fourth annual Mayor’s Cup football game, between Temple and Villanova Universities, at Lincoln Financial Field.