Sports

Defense leads St. Joe’s to win

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Exactly one week ago, the Saint Joseph’s Hawks shut down then-No. 8-ranked Xavier in the final game played at Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse before that decades-old arena is closed for renovations next season.…

Christmas runs through March

Dionte Christmas had an unceremonious end to an otherwise spectacular sophomore season. After leading the Atlantic Ten Conference in scoring last season at 20 points per game, Christmas was held to just seven points in the Owls loss to Saint Joseph’s in the first round of the A-10 Tournament last March.…

La Salle-Duquesne gets Owls Thursday

The men’s basketball team won’t know its opponent for Thursday’s Atlantic Ten Conference second-round game until Wednesday night, but the Owls do know their foe will own a high-scoring offense. Seventh-seeded La Salle and No.…

A significant leap

In a season where the competition level in the Atlantic Ten Conference increased seemingly overnight, no one could’ve expected Temple to finish as the second-best team in the 14-team league. Especially not after a 12-18 overall and 6-8 conference campaign last year.…

“REPO” Halted

Ice. Cold. The women’s basketball team shot just 25 percent from the field as they lost to Xavier, 47-42, in the Atlantic Ten Conference Championship game Monday evening at Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse on the campus of Saint Joseph’s University.…

Fade to black

What was set to be a big weekend for Temple baseball turned into a big wash out. Three of the Owls’ four games last week were cancelled due to heavy rainfall over Philadelphia.…

Xavier to meet Owls in A-10 finals

The rivalry between Temple and Xavier continues to grow year-by-year, and at this rate, it doesn’t look like it will slow down anytime soon. Following the Owls’ dismantling of the Flyers Sunday at the Saint Joseph’s Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse, No.…