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Rutgers snaps Owls’ 11-game winning streak

The women’s basketball team learned what happens when it follows a strong half with a poor second half Wednesday. A Rutgers team, laden with young talent, proved to be too much for Temple, as the Scarlet Knights defeated Temple, 62-48, at the Liacouras Center.…

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.…

Owls rally to defeat Saint Joseph’s in overtime

Free throws became a burden for the women’s basketball team in the second half of its game against Saint Joseph’s. The Owls trailed the Hawks for nearly the entire game. Shooting 6-of-16 from the foul line in the final 20 minutes of the contest didn’t help their comeback bid, either.…

Dunphy ‘embraces’ return to Penn

Fran Dunphy perhaps never enjoyed a loss this much. Temple’s first-year coach finally caved to the hype surrounding his return to Penn Wednesday, a day after a reporter advised him to enjoy the experience.…

Owls fall just short of posting 100 points

Playing in front of one of Temple’s finest teams, the men’s basketball team had the chance to accomplish a feat no Temple team had achieved in nearly 19 years. The Owls had 92 points on the scoreboard with 6:06 remaining, but they fell four points shy of becoming the first Temple team to score 100 points in a game since Feb.…

An Uncomfortable Loss

The women’s basketball team had the top-ranked team in the nation on its heels with about two minutes left Sunday. But with its heaviest hitter absent from the lineup, Temple couldn’t score the knockout.…

Sumpter, turnovers plague Owls in Big 5 opener

Villanova’s Curtis Sumpter walked to the bench for the final time Saturday night as the Wildcats faithful showered his exit with a satisfying cheer. Sumpter had been on-and-off the bench all night battling foul trouble, but when the forward took a seat this time, it was because his work was complete.…