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St. Joseph’s escapes with win over men’s basketball team

With less than five minutes remaining in a tightly-contested matchup against St. Joseph’s Saturday night, Temple’s Mark Tyndale simply took over the game. The senior guard made crucial plays on both ends of the floor – blocking sophomore guard Garrett Williamson’s breakaway dunk attempt at the 3:29 mark and poking the ball away from senior forward Rob Ferguson to force a turnover with 20 seconds remaining.…

Olmos plays big against Muskateers

Perhaps no player on the men’s basketball team receives as much criticism from the home crowd as Sergio Olmos. The 7-0 junior center from Elda, Spain gets more than his fair share of condemnation from fans at the Liacouras Center.…

Men’s basketball team upsets No. 20 Xavier

Holding a 19-point lead over the No. 20-ranked team in the nation with less than a minute remaining, Temple senior guard Mark Tyndale dribbled out the clock as the men’s basketball team received a standing ovation from the crowd at the Liacouras Center.…

Florida hands Owls third straight loss

Heading into Saturday’s showdown with Florida, the women’s basketball team had committed 44 turnovers in its last two games. The consequence was two losses totaling a combined deficit of 43 points.…

Staley switches up starting lineup

Coming off two straight blowout losses to Rutgers and Miami (Ohio), the women’s basketball team changed its starting lineup Saturday against Florida by benching senior center Lady Comfort and sophomore guard LaKeisha Eaddy.…

Owls tripped up by RedHawks

The women’s basketball team was humbled for the second consecutive game, this time by Miami (Ohio) as the Owls fell, 70-53, to the RedHawks Wednesday at Millett Hall. The RedHawks defense forced 23 turnovers, 19 coming from the Owls’ starting five.…

Staley says loss worst of her tenure

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Dawn Staley’s New Year’s resolution might be to get her old team back. The women’s basketball coach witnessed what she called her worst loss in eight seasons at the helm of Temple when the Owls fell to No.…