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Men’s Hoop Notes: Tyndale records first start

Much like he did in his first game back from ineligibility, Mark Tyndale wasted little time in putting points on the board in his first start of the season. The junior guard punctuated his return to the starting lineup by slam-dunking the ball seven seconds into the Owls’ 80-67 loss to Saint Joseph’s Wednesday.…

As ESPN broadcaster, alum achieving childhood dream

Now working as an anchor for ESPN, Temple alum Kevin Negandhi has experienced the hectic life of a sportscaster. Starting with local internships in Philadelphia, Negandhi propelled his hands-on experience as a student into an anchor job in Kirksville, Mo.…

A clean slate

Fran Dunphy sat down individually with each member of the men’s basketball team upon his hire last spring. Dunphy’s message: Everyone must earn his spot; he had no preconceived notions of anyone.…

Owls end five-game losing streak

Dustin Salisbery called Wednesday’s game was a “must win” situation. Mark Tyndale said he was sick of Temple’s five-game losing streak. He added that Dionte Christmas kept reminding everyone that they needed a win badly.…

Inexperienced players making their marks

The stat sheets and locker room following men’s basketball games have a different feel these days. First-year coach Fran Dunphy has put together a supporting cast for senior Dustin Salisbery, as the Owls (2-2) have relied heavily on a seven-man rotation.…

Comeback bid falls short

Mark Tyndale’s layup with 4:11 remaining had the Liacouras Center crowd roaring Saturday. Down by 3, the Owls could see their way back into a game that seemed out of reach shortly into the second half.…