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Four wins bring higher expectations

The football team entered this season with a goal, which was to win the Mid-American Conference. Some might have thought the goal was a lofty one, being this was the Owls’ first season as full-fledged members of the conference.…

Football program no longer a joke

Al Golden was introduced as Temple’s 24th football coach nearly two years ago and quickly made it known that he planned to turn the Owls into a championship-caliber team. I laughed.…

Morris fuels Owls’ upset of Purdue

Ashley Morris continued her transformation from back-up point guard to scoring threat. The senior, who failed to consistently crack the starting lineup until this season, scored a game-high 19 points and four assists to lead the women’s basketball team to a 61-47 upset of No.…

Broncos halt Owls

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The football team entered Saturday’s game against Western Michigan 0-5 in the series versus the Broncos. They left Waldo Stadium 0-6 in the series, as they fell, 16-3.…

Christmas, Tyndale ignite Owls to victory

The men’s basketball team rolled to its second straight victory behind the backcourt duo of Dionte Christmas and Mark Tyndale. The two guards combined for 39 points as Temple disposed of Bowling Green, 72-55, Saturday at Anderson Arena, improving its record to 2-3.…

Blue Devils too much for Comfort, Owls

The women’s basketball team threatened to upset No. 8 Duke at the Paradise Jam Tournament on Friday, but was outplayed in the game’s final stretch, losing 64-53. The Owls (1-3) had the Blue Devils (5-0) between their crosshairs, down 56-53 with 2 1/2 minutes to play, but Duke proved too much.…

Flyers eliminate Owls from A-10 tournament semifinals.

Volleyball coach Bob Bertucci has had no problem leading his team to the Atlantic Ten Conference tournament. In fact, the only year the Owls were not in tournament play under Bertucci was in 1995 – his first season as coach.…

Georgia Tech hands Owls second straight loss

The women’s basketball team’s road woes continued with a 59-49 defeat by Georgia Tech in Atlanta Sunday. Temple (1-2) showcased its might by hanging with the Yellow Jackets (3-0) until late, but poor shooting and foul trouble capped its second straight loss.…

Tyndale leads Owls to season’s first victory

The men’s basketball team saw yet another large lead vanish in the second half Sunday. This time Temple recovered and exited the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic with its first win of the season, a 73-69 overtime victory against Marist.…