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Owls hold Western Michigan to 10 points in second half

It’s safe to say when Lady Comfort starts shooting – and nailing – three-pointers for the women’s basketball team, the rout is on. The 6-foot-2 junior center squared up from beyond the arc and sank the first three-point shot of her career midway through the second half of the Owls’ 78-35 win over Western Michigan at the Liacouras Center Tuesday.…

Owls fall just short of posting 100 points

Playing in front of one of Temple’s finest teams, the men’s basketball team had the chance to accomplish a feat no Temple team had achieved in nearly 19 years. The Owls had 92 points on the scoreboard with 6:06 remaining, but they fell four points shy of becoming the first Temple team to score 100 points in a game since Feb.…

Sumpter, turnovers plague Owls in Big 5 opener

Villanova’s Curtis Sumpter walked to the bench for the final time Saturday night as the Wildcats faithful showered his exit with a satisfying cheer. Sumpter had been on-and-off the bench all night battling foul trouble, but when the forward took a seat this time, it was because his work was complete.…

Owls best Brown to push win-streak to six

The streak continues. The women’s basketball team won its sixth consecutive game Friday with a 71-37 victory over Brown at the Liacouras Center. Senior Kamesha Hairston led the Owls with 20 points and nine rebounds in only 24 minutes.…

Losing skid reaches four after loss to Hawks

The morale of Temple’s men’s basketball team diminished as D.J. Rivera vanished above the rim at the Liacouras Center. A freshman guard for Saint Joseph’s, Rivera took to the air to dunk for two points in the first half, coming on the receiving end of a thunderous alley-oop from teammate Jawan Carter.…

Two down, still winless

As new coach Fran Dunphy walked onto the Liacouras Center hardwood prior to the basketball team’s home opener, the student section began chanting his name. He received a few more cheers when he was announced to the crowd following the naming of the starting lineups.…