The Temple Owls are winding down their first spring workouts under new head coach Matt Rhule.
The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Temple, led by Khalif Wyatt, beats NC State 76-72.
Temple opens up the NCAA Tournament against NC State.
Statistician Nate Silver gives Big 5 teams a very slim chance of advancing in the NCAA Tournament.
Temple, Villanova both 200-1 to win the NCAA Tournament, La Salle 500-1.
Fran Dunphy says that Temple still has some work to do if they want to get into the NCAA Tournament.
Khalid Wyatt recorded a double-double and Temple overcame a slow start to defeat Fordham 74-55 Wednesday night in Atlantic 10 Conference action.
The Temple Owls have made the turn for home here in the regular season and they are playing pretty good basketball as they do it.
It’s been a helter-skelter season for Temple. One moment, the Owls look fantastic. The next, they’re indecisive offensively and foundering.
Safe to say, it will be the biggest Big 5 game of the season on Thursday night as Temple hosts La Salle.
Temple will be looking for a third straight win on Thursday night as they host Duquesne at the Liacouras Center.
Khalif Wyatt scored 25 points, including a clinching free throw in the closing seconds, to lead Temple to an 89-88 victory over Charlotte on Wednesday night in an Atlantic 10 Conference game.
Temple Owls will be home on Wednesday as they welcome the Charlotte 49ers to the Liacouras Center
Sometime on Sunday night Bernard Pierce will pull on his Baltimore Ravens’ helmet and just play football, just like he did coming up in Ardmore. As he did at Glen Mills. And as he did at Temple before entering this grand stage.