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Men’s hoops notes: Tyndale to return in a week

ATLANTIC CITY — Fran Dunphy couldn’t have asked for much more from his guards Saturday. The men’s basketball team may have suffered a setback at Boardwalk Hall, but the Owls showed in an 80-71 loss to Cincinnati why their backcourt will be as good as anybody’s the next time they suit up there.…

Owls suffer 10-minute scoring drought as Bearcats roar back

ATLANTIC CITY – Midway through second half of the men’s basketball team’s game against Cincinnati Saturday, the Owls seemed to have the balanced offensive attack Fran Dunphy had wanted. Dionte Christmas, Semaj Inge and Dustin Salisbery had all reached double-digit scoring by halftime.…

Women’s basketball ends losing streak with Comfort’s big game

The women’s basketball team knew coming into its game Wednesday night that it owed Stony Brook one. After narrowly falling to the Seawolves on the road last season, the Owls, coming off a 1-3 road trip, also knew there was no better place to exact revenge then in the confines of their own home.…

Trio fuels Owls to third straight victory

In a game again filled with career-highs, Dionte Christmas brought an asset to the men’s basketball team that can’t be measured on the stat sheet. Intensity. Seniors Dustin Salisbery and Dion Dacons had career performances as Temple topped Western Michigan, 76-71, Tuesday at the Liacouras Center.…

Sports Rewind

FOOTBALL The Owls were recognized by the Philadelphia 76ers Sunday in its ongoing “HometownHeroes” series. During the first quarter intermission the team was presented an award in honor of its service to Philadelphia.…

Inexperienced players making their marks

The stat sheets and locker room following men’s basketball games have a different feel these days. First-year coach Fran Dunphy has put together a supporting cast for senior Dustin Salisbery, as the Owls (2-2) have relied heavily on a seven-man rotation.…

New-look Owls break records in season opener

The indoor track and field teams opened up their seasons with a new look. A full roster, new coaches and a new swagger highlight the revamped teams.The Owls began their seasons Friday at the Jack Pyrah Invitational in Haverford, Pa., and they were led by some of their youngestcompetitors.…

A clean slate

Fran Dunphy sat down individually with each member of the men’s basketball team upon his hire last spring. Dunphy’s message: Everyone must earn his spot; he had no preconceived notions of anyone.…

Fans get opportunity to win free tuition at games

Searching for the perfect opportunity to lure more Temple students into the gates at Lincoln Financial Field, the athletic department proposed an idea that would reward the school’s most dedicated fan.…