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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.…

Tyndale’s three defeats Eastern Michigan

Everyone in the arena felt it coming. When Mark Tyndale received the ball at midcourt with 13.2 seconds left in a 55-55 tie game against Eastern Michigan Saturday afternoon, everyone in the Liacoruas Center thought the senior guard was about to stampede his way to the basket.…

Clark’s shot seals victory

Junior guard Dionte Christmas held his head down and tugged on his shorts with eight seconds left in the men’s basketball team’s home opener against Ohio Thursday. He had just fouled the Bobcats’ Bubba Walther on a three-point try, giving Walther the opportunity to give the Bobcats the lead if he made all three free throws.…

After six games, Owls still searching for rhythm

The men’s basketball team appeared to be headed down a dark path two weeks ago. After blowing double-digit leads in back-to-back losses to Providence and the College of Charleston at the Puerto Rico Tip Off Classic, Temple strung together two consecutive victories against Marist and Bowling Green to crawl within a game .500.…

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.…

Georgia Tech hands Owls second straight loss

The women’s basketball team’s road woes continued with a 59-49 defeat by Georgia Tech in Atlanta Sunday. Temple (1-2) showcased its might by hanging with the Yellow Jackets (3-0) until late, but poor shooting and foul trouble capped its second straight loss.…

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.…