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Going to Maryland

All was quiet. Heads were low. Hearts were beating. Players were nervous and scared. You’d be able to hear a pin drop if it wasn’t for the blaring noise of the speakers.…

Dancin’ into Denver

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – After the final horn sounded Saturday night, after the fans had rushed the Boardwalk Hall hardwood, and after four roller-coaster seasons, Mark Tyndale and Chris Clark found each other amid a sea of celebration.…

A-10 title, not NCAA Tournament, defines season

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Forget the NCAA Tournament. It will be awfully difficult for the men’s basketball team to top the emotions that encompassed Boardwalk Hall Saturday night when Temple won the Atlantic Ten Conference Championship and punched its ticket to the Big Dance for the first time since 2001.…