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Dunphy stressing defense

His name has popped up in almost every conversation about the men’s basketball team in recent weeks. Although much of the media’s focus has been on senior Mark Tyndale and junior Dionte Christmas, among Temple players and coaches, freshman Lavoy Allen is the hot topic.…

Staley welcoming underdog role

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Now beginning its third week of practice, the women’s basketball team is slowly but surely preparing for the upcoming season. For the players, that means it’s time for the fun stuff: drills, drills, more drills, countless trips to the weight room, some more drills and, finally, more drills.…

Allen impresses Dunphy

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Fran Dunphy stood among a circle of reporters at Boardwalk Hall last Thursday, answering questions about the upcoming men’s basketball season which features several difficult non-conference opponents including Tennessee, Duke and Florida.…

Eric ineligible for basketball season

Micheal Eric’s Temple debut will have to wait another year. The NCAA Clearinghouse ruled the 6-foot-9 freshman ineligible for the season due to NCAA initial eligibility guidelines. “This is unfortunate as Micheal is an upstanding young man with a strong academic background,” coach Fran Dunphy said in a statement.…