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Christmas, Owls continue to struggle

Dionte Christmas stepped to the foul line shortly into the second half of Temple’s game against Saint Joseph’s Thursday. Usually a safe bet from the line, Christmas’ two shots both clanged off the rim.…

Tyndale just misses scoring 40 points in victory

Mark Tyndale’s shooting was about as perfect as one could get Saturday, but there was just something about his free throws that he couldn’t figure out. The junior guard shot 14-of-17 from the field and made each of the five three-pointers he attempted as Temple topped Charlotte, 81-69, at the Liacouras Center.…

Explorers halt Owls’ winning streak at four

Mark Tyndale’s slam dunk with four minutes remaining against La Salle put the men’s basketball team in a solid position to win its fifth straight game Wednesday. But the Owls, who led by one, did not score again until Tyndale notched a fast-break layup with 18 seconds remaining.…

Home sweet home for Owls

The talking heads who cover the Atlantic Ten Conference picked the Owls to finish ninth in a preseason poll. With a new coach, one returning starter and the loss of Mardy Collins to the NBA, expectations were not high.…

Tyndale fuels Owls past century mark

Dionte Christmas said he knew the Owls were ready to do something special the moment he stepped onto the Liacouras Center hardwood Wednesday. The Owls topped the century mark for the first time since Feb.…

Former assistant hopes to deliver legacy

Traveling door to door with pizza boxes in tow, Dan Leibovitz is attempting to strike a chord with the Hartford student body.He’s also attempting to win some games. In his first year coaching the Hawks, Leibovitz offers students food, T-shirts and hope that a winning tradition is on its way for a mid-major program that has little NCAA Tournament prestige.…

Owls take down A-10-leading UMass

The play of Dionte Christmas sometimes speaks louder than his words. But not louder than those coming from the mouth of Massachusetts guard James Life. “He was just saying, ‘You score a lot of points but you don’t win,'” Christmas said of their first-half verbal exchange.…