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Morris reaching potential

Entering her senior season, Ashley Morris was something of an enigma. One game she’d look like the player Dawn Staley recruited out of Philadelphia’s Central High, a player who led her team to three consecutive Public League Championships and was named Southeastern Pennsylvania’s Player of the Year.…

Owls getting stronger on the glass

The men’s basketball team failed to upend ninth-ranked Duke Wednesday at the Wachovia Center, losing 74-64, but Temple did manage to reverse its fortune in one aspect from the teams’ meeting last season – rebounding.…

Season-best from Christmas not enough

SUNRISE, Fla. – Halftime breaks can provide much needed relief to a team struggling to find its shot, fix its defense or simply regain momentum. But the break can also come at an inopportune time, as it did for Temple Saturday, cutting short a critical run.…

Football program no longer a joke

Al Golden was introduced as Temple’s 24th football coach nearly two years ago and quickly made it known that he planned to turn the Owls into a championship-caliber team. I laughed.…

Morris fuels Owls’ upset of Purdue

Ashley Morris continued her transformation from back-up point guard to scoring threat. The senior, who failed to consistently crack the starting lineup until this season, scored a game-high 19 points and four assists to lead the women’s basketball team to a 61-47 upset of No.…

Christmas, Tyndale ignite Owls to victory

The men’s basketball team rolled to its second straight victory behind the backcourt duo of Dionte Christmas and Mark Tyndale. The two guards combined for 39 points as Temple disposed of Bowling Green, 72-55, Saturday at Anderson Arena, improving its record to 2-3.…

Christmas posts 32 points, but Owls blow 25-point lead.

If the men’s basketball team’s loss to Providence Thursday was a bad dream, its defeat to Charleston Friday was nothing short of a nightmare. Temple blew a 25-point halftime lead, allowing the Cougers to shoot 68 percent in the second half to win the game, 79-76, at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic.…

Providence storms back to beat Owls

This one’s going to hurt a bit. The men’s basketball team held an 11-point lead with 9:27 left to play against Providence Thursday, but saw its advantage vanish into a 66-64 loss at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic Thursday.…