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Owls survive tussle in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz — In a game in which two teams took turns exchanging seemingly knock-out blows, junior guard Juan Fernandez delivered the final rainmaker as the men’s basketball team defeated Penn State, 66–64, and advanced in the NCAA tournament for the first time underneath coach Fran Dunphy.…

Baseball off to an 8–5 start

The team has won five-straight non-conference games. PAUL KLEIN TTN Junior pitcher Jimmy Devine pitches against the Hornets. Devine leads the team with a 2–1 record and a 1.80 ERA. The baseball team rallied to win its past five games, including its home opener, after having lost five-straight games on the road.…

Softball goes 5–8 in Florida tournaments

The team was swept at the Citrus Classic but rebounded in the Rebel Spring Games. The softball team was on the move all spring break, although it didn’t quite start out on the ball.…

Going west to Salt Lake City

Women’s basketball will face Arizona State in the NCAA Tournament. BRIAN DZENIS TTN Coach Tonya Cardoza celebrates at selection Monday. Heading into Monday night’s selection show, the women’s basketball team was confident in its ability to secure a high seed in the NCAA Tournament.…

Nittany Lions loom in Tucson

No. 7 seed Temple will face No. 10 seed Penn State in Arizona. JOHN MEHLER TTN Members of the men’s basketball team react on Sunday to the team’s matchup with Penn State in the NCAA Tournament.…

Flyers clip A-10 title hopes

The women’s basketball team fell to Dayton, 75–67, in the semifinal round. The women’s basketball team left the locker room at the Tsongas Center with heads hung on March 6. One of the favorites to reach the championship round of the Atlantic Ten Conference tournament, the Owls were knocked out in the semifinals by the No.…

Owls’ luck runs out in Atlantic Ten tournament

The team’s pursuit of a fourth-straight A-10 title came up short. After winning three-straight Atlantic Ten Conference championships, the men’s basketball team’s reign came to an end after losing, 58–54, in the A-10 semifinals last Saturday to a Richmond team Temple had vanquished for an A-10 title last season.…

Dunphy’s best NCAA opportunity

The team’s matchup with Penn State works in Temple’s favor. Wow. I don’t think you could have picked a more perfect first-round matchup for the men’s basketball team. Penn State? Really?…

Owls’ luck finally runs out

For just the second time underneath coach Fran Dunphy, the men’s basketball team lost a game in the Atlantic Ten Conference tournament as the Owls lost to Richmond, 58–54. The Owls, who were seeking their fourth-straight A-10 championship, finally had their lack of front-court depth finally caught up with them as sophomore forward Rahlir Jefferson and senior forward Lavoy Allen picked up three and two fouls in the first half, respectively.…