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Moore and the Owls upset No. 9 Georgetown

Junior guard Ramone Moore posts a career-high 30 points to give coach Fran Dunphy his 400th win.
On junior guard Ramone Moore’s right arm, the words “True baller” are tattooed into his skin and on Thursday night, he lived up to the label as he dropped a career-high 30 points in a 68–65 upset over No.…

Women’s basketball winter preview

The women’s basketball team has more to look forward to during winter break than visiting family and enjoying time off, as the Owls have a full slate of games during the holiday season.…

Men’s basketball winter preview

The men’s basketball team will look to exact some revenge on No. 16 Georgetown when the Hoyas visit the Liacouras Center Thursday. Last season, on Nov. 17, the Owls lost, 46–45, and fell short of upsetting the then-No.…

Tough win continues tough out-of-conference schedule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It’s hard to call any December game a must-win, but the men’s basketball team’s Sunday matchup with Maryland sure felt like one. Luckily for Fran Dunphy and company, the Owls defeated the Terrapins, 64–61.…

Track and field teams open season at Haverford College

Although the recently frigid temperatures may not conjure thoughts of track and field season, Dec. 3 marked the opening meet for Temple’s indoor programs. Both track teams started their seasons Friday at the Jack Pyrah Invitational on a high note as several first-place finishes were posted.…

In memory: A column by the late Phil Jasner

The Philadelphia sports community lost one of its own Dec. 3 when Phil Jasner, a Temple alumnus who was the longtime NBA writer for the Philadelphia Daily News, died at age 68.…

Peddy defeats rival Rutgers

In the last few seasons, a spirited rivalry has developed between the women’s basketball team and Rutgers, but Temple got the best of its tri-state rival Wednesday night.
Lifted by a pair of clutch free throws from junior guard Shey Peddy in the game’s final seconds, the Owls defeated the Scarlet Knights, 60–58, in a thrilling point-for-point battle at McGonigle Hall.…

Pushing for wins on the road

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a lackluster performance in the Old Spice Classic, where Temple went 1–2, the men’s basketball team responded with back-to-back road wins against Central Michigan and Maryland.
The 2–5 Chippewas were a tougher matchup than they looked on paper, and the Owls needed a huge second half to secure the 65–53 Dec.…

Owls rely on balanced attack to beat Terps

WASHINGTON, D.C – Junior guard Juan Fernandez and the men’s basketball team overcame a late Maryland surge on Sunday night to defeat the Terrapins, 64–61, in the BB&T Classic.
Temple played exceptionally stingy defense in the first half as it held Maryland to 21 points on 28.6 percent shooting.…