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Double trouble this week

More than 10,000 fans packed the Liacouras Center about four weeks ago for an energetic and competitive Atlantic Ten Conference matchup between the Owls and their Big 5 rival, Saint Joseph’s.…

Still not quite there yet

With only four regular season games remaining, Dawn Staley and the Temple women’s basketball team have their sights set on winning the Atlantic Ten Conference and a berth in the NCAA Tournament.…

Overtime is Owls time

Massachusetts took 11 shots in overtime against Temple Sunday. They made only two. Temple, however, took 12 shots from the foul line, sinking 11. It was the Owls ability to get to the free throw line and pressure on the defensive side that led to a 16-6 advantage in the extra period and an 80-70 victory over the Minutemen (15-8, 4-5 Atlantic Ten Conference) Sunday afternoon at the Liacouras Center.…

Women’s basketball team makes history with fourth-straight Big 5 title

Ashley Morris knows the feeling.As the senior guard sunk two free throws to give Temple a 59-52 lead which put the game out of reach against La Salle Saturday, it was an experience she felt before.Morris and the Owls won another Big Five game – their 18th in a row – by defeating La Salle, 60-55, at Tom Gola Arena Saturday afternoon.The win also capped off a goal Morris wanted to accomplish before she graduated: win the Big 5 for four consecutive seasons.…