Sports

Win could jump-start Owls

Though its season thus far has not been as “Frantastic” as planned, the men’s basketball team has a chance to put a smile on its coach’s face at the Palestra Wednesday, as they take on his former team, the Quakers of Penn.…

Renewing a Rivalry

In his cozy office overlooking North Broad Street, John Baum is tireless. As the color commentator for the Owls’ radio broadcast team, Baum readies himself for games by reading and re-reading all he can find on the opposition.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

Losing skid reaches four after loss to Hawks

The morale of Temple’s men’s basketball team diminished as D.J. Rivera vanished above the rim at the Liacouras Center. A freshman guard for Saint Joseph’s, Rivera took to the air to dunk for two points in the first half, coming on the receiving end of a thunderous alley-oop from teammate Jawan Carter.…

Supporting cast helps Owls beat St. Joseph’s

Opposing teams have turned up the pressure on the women’s basketball team’s leading scorer, Kamesha Hairston. The rationale for this approach seems to be universal: The Owls are a weaker team when someone other than Hairston shoots the ball.…