Temple Rumors & News

  • Temple's Josh Brown to undergo surgery on Achilles

    Philly.com "Temple’s basketball program suffered a potentially huge blow when senior-to-be point guard Josh Brown suffered a left Achilles tendon injury on Friday. He will have surgery on Wednesday. Owslscoop.com first reported the injury, which was confirmed by a Temple official." May 23

  • Connecticut 77, Temple 62

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Daniel Hamilton's 19-point, 11-rebound effort pushed fifth-seeded Connecticut past top-seeded Temple 77-62 on Saturday at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., earning a berth in the American Athletic Conference Tournament title game. Forward Shonn Miller added 19 points for the Huskies..." March 12

  • Temple 79, South Florida 62

    The Sports Xchange "Jaylen Bond scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds, leading top-seed Temple to a 79-62 rout of South Florida on Friday in the American Championship tournament in Orlando, Fla. Temple (21-10) will face the Connecticut-Cincinnati winner in a semifinal at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday. The..." March 11

  • Temple 64, Tulane 56

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Obi Enechionyia scored 18 points and guard Quenton DeCosey added 15 points to power Temple past Tulane 64-56 on Sunday at Devlin Fieldhouse in New Orleans. Forward Jaylen Bond added 10 points and helped the Owls (20-10, 14-4 American) control the boards with 16 rebounds. Guard..." March 06

  • Temple 72, Memphis 62

    The Sports Xchange "Temple clinched a share of the American Athletic Conference regular-season title with a 72-62 victory over visiting Memphis Thursday night at the Liacouras Center. Temple, winners of 11 of its last 14 games, received double-figure scoring from five different players, was led by senior Jaylen..." March 03

  • Men's Basketball Freshman Guard Trey Lowe Injured in Car Accident

    Owl Sports "Temple University freshman guard Trey Lowe is likely to miss the remainder of the 2015-16 men's basketball season due to injuries sustained in a one-car accident early Sunday morning. Lowe, a native of Ewing, N.J., is receiving medical care at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New..." March 01

  • Temple, 63, Central Florida 61

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Quenton DeCosey nailed the game-winning jumper with 3.1 seconds left to give Temple 63-61 victory over visiting Central Florida on Saturday afternoon at the Liacouras Center to vault the Owls into first place in the American Athletic Conference. The Owls, who are 9-4 in games..." February 27

  • Temple 69, Houston 66

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore forward Obi Enechionyia had a career night to help visiting Temple come back to beat Houston 69-66 on Sunday at Hofheinz Pavilion in Houston, Texas. Enechionyia had a career-high 26 points and seven rebounds for Temple (17-9, 11-3 American Athletic Conference). Junior guard Josh..." February 21

  • No. 1 Villanova 83 handles Temple

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- The maroon-clad members of the crowd who stood for hours behind a metal fence before getting into Liacouras Center held out hope that they would see something special on Wednesday night. Maybe the Temple Owls could pull off another upset as they did earlier this season..." February 17

  • Temple 77, USF 65

    The Sports Xchange "Temple took over sole possession of first place in the American Athletic Conference with a 77-65 victory over visiting University of South Florida on Sunday afternoon at the Liacouras Center. Temple, which won for a season-high fifth-straight time and for the eighth time in its last nine..." February 14

  • Quinton Rose commits to Temple basketball

    Philly.com "Quinton Rose, a 6-foot-5 combination guard from Bishop Kearney in New York has become the first Temple basketball recruit for the class of 2016. Scout.com was the first to report the commitment. Rose told Scout.com that he had visited Temple and George Washington. He also had several other..." September 14

  • Argentine shooting guard chooses Temple

    Philly.com "Ayan Carvalho, a 6-foot-4 Argentine shooting guard, committed to Temple Friday, according to reports. Carvalho, who turns 18 in September, played in the FIBA U17 World Championships in 2014 for Argentina, averaging 10 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. He will become the third Argentine guard to..." August 09

  • Three-star combo guard Quinton Rose commits to Temple

    College Basketball Talk "Less than a week after missing out on point guard Tony Carr, Temple landed its first verbal commitment in the Class of 2016. Quinton Rose, a 6-foot-5 combo guard from Rochester, New York, verbally committed to Temple Thursday night as first reported by Scout.com. As noted above Rose, who also..." August 08

  • Billl Cosby -- Not Banned ... From Temple University Athletics

    TMZ "Bill Cosby is still welcome at all Temple University sporting events ... with a rep for Bill's Alma Mater telling TMZ Sports ... the school still supports the TV legend despite the rape allegations. As you know ... the fallout for Cosby has been fast and furious -- with Netflix cancelling an..." November 21

  • Temple's Morgan will miss first 10 games, eligible for rest of season

    CBS Sports "Temple's Jesse Morgan has received a waiver from the NCAA and will miss the first 10 games of the 2014-15 season but be eligible for the rest of the year, sources told CBSSports.com. Morgan was denied a waiver last year after transferring from UMass. The 6-5 guard will first be eligible to play..." November 05

  • Carroll's Aflakpui chooses Temple

    Philly.com "Opting to stay close to home, Archbishop Carroll's Ernest Aflakpui, a 6-foot-10 senior center, committed Sunday evening to play at Temple. "I just think he felt real comfortable with Fran Dunphy and the rest of the Temple coaches," said Terrell Meyers, the director of Aflakpui's AAU team, WeR1...." October 14

  • Haverford School's Levan Alston going to Temple

    Philly.com "Levan Alston Jr. liked Temple a whole lot, which makes perfect sense when you consider that his father played there. But when the Owls hired his father’s close friend and former Temple star Aaron McKie as an assistant coach this past summer, liked turned to love, which is a big reason the 6-4..." September 30

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Rick Brunson arrested in Chicago suburb

    Philly.com "Rick Brunson, a former Temple men's basketball star and candidate to be the Owls' next assistant coach, was arrested in suburban Chicago on June 25 after an alleged sexual assault at a fitness center. According to a Vernon Hills (Ill.) police report, Brunson grabbed an employee of Lifetime..." July 03

  • Central Florida 94, Temple 90

    ProSportsDaily "Isaiah Sykes had a career-high 36 points on 13-of-23 shooting as the Knights won their AAC tournament opener in Memphis, Tenn. Tristan Spurlock added 19 points, eight rebounds and five blocks for ninth-seeded Central Florida (13-17), which will play top-seeded Cincinnati in Thursday's..." March 13

  • Temple 66, South Florida 65

    ProSportsDaily "Quenton DeCosey had 18 points, including the game-winning runner as time expired, as the visiting Owls rallied from 12 down in the closing minutes to pull out an improbable victory. Dalton Pepper led the way for Temple (9-21, 4-14 American Athletic Conference) with 20 points after scoring eight..." March 09

  • Temple 86, Central Florida 78

    ProSportsDaily "Dalton Pepper scored 26 points as the Owls turned away the visiting Knights to pull out of sole possession of last place in the American Athletic Conference. Will Cummings scored 23 points while Anthony Lee collected 20 points and 10 rebounds for Temple (8-21, 3-14 AAC), which snapped a..." March 05

  • Houston 89, Temple 79

    ProSportsDaily "TaShawn Thomas recorded 24 points, four rebounds and three assists as the visiting Cougars downed the Owls. Danrad Knowles added 19 points on 7-of-7 shooting for Houston (15-14, 7-9 AAC), which finished 18-of-21 from the free-throw line. Danuel House notched 13 points and a game-high nine..." March 02

  • Louisville 88, Temple 66

    ProSportsDaily "Russ Smith scored 24 points and collected four steals as the host Cardinals cruised to their seventh straight win and moved into a tie atop the American Athletic Conference. Montrezl Harrell had 21 points and Terry Rozier came off the bench to produce 19 for Louisville (24-4, 13-2 AAC), which..." February 28

  • Memphis 82, Temple 79

    ProSportsDaily "Freshman Austin Nichols recorded 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven blocks as the Tigers survived a scare from the visiting Owls in American Athletic Conference play. Shaq Goodwin scored 20 points, including a dunk with less than a minute left in overtime to put Memphis up 80-77 and Temple missed..." February 23

  • UConn Beats Temple, 68-55

    Hartford Courant "Conference wins on the road are supposed to go down hard, and in this sense the American Athletic Conference has proved itself in Year 1. The Huskies got another road win Thursday, but it was a grind. UConn had to do it with defense, and sufficiently smothered Temple's shooters to win 68-55..." February 21

  • Temple buoyed by upset of SMU

    Philly.com "It's only one win, but in a season that has been marked by several close losses to quality teams, Temple's 71-64 win on Sunday over visiting SMU is the type of victory that the Owls could build on. "That's the hope," coach Fran Dunphy said. "That was a really good win against a top team in the..." February 19

  • Louisville basketball beats Temple 82-58

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The No. 13 University of Louisville men’s basketball team routed Temple on Friday night, and in the process the Cardinals went from nine days of no-play to an undetermined period of no-shave. U of L, playing its first game since Feb. 5, turned a long layoff into a long night for the Owls, using..." February 15

  • Temple-Louisville men's basketball game postponed due to snowstorm, will play Friday

    Philly.com "Due to the big snowstorm slamming Philadelphia, Temple has postponed Thursday night's men's basketball game against Louisville to Friday night at 6:00 p.m. ESPN2 will televise the game nationally. Temple's athletic department stated that ticket holders who can no longer attend the game due to..." February 14

  • Philly teams on outside, looking in

    Philly.com "Even with Selection Sunday five weeks away, there's never a bad time to check two popular mock brackets to see where our locals stand. Sadly, unless someone in the group makes a spectacular run through a conference tournament (or in Penn's case, sweep the Ivy League and hope for Harvard to fall),..." February 08

  • Villanova tops Temple to win Big Five title

    Philly.com "They've been playing Big Five games for almost six decades, and any coach who has participated in any of these normally pitched battles will tell you that it's almost impossible to have a single one-sided contest per year against a city opponent, much less four. But Villanova cut through its..." February 02

  • Chaney has fond memories of Gola

    Philly.com "AS FAR AS John Chaney is concerned, he and another legend, Tom Gola, will remain forever linked for something that happened over six decades ago. In 1951, La Salle High's Gola and Ben Franklin's Chaney were being honored as respective Catholic and Public League Players of the Year. They..." January 28

  • UC survives Temple comeback, wins 80-76

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The University of Cincinnati Bearcats overcame a dazzling second-half shooting display by Temple guard Dalton Pepper and hung on to post their 12th straight victory Sunday. Sean Kilpatrick, who led the Bearcats with a season-high 29 points, made two free throws with 7.2 seconds remaining to..." January 26

  • La Salle ends losing streak against Temple

    Philly.com "Big Five rivals don't require the presence of the ESPN College GameDay crew to get their juices boiling, but the network gave the rest of the country the chance to see the emotion that flowed at the sold-out Palestra on Saturday as La Salle finally defeated Temple, 74-68, before a crowd of..." January 19

  • La Salle defeats reeling Temple

    Philly.com "Big Five rivals don’t require the presence of the ESPN College Game Day crew to get their juices flowing, but the network gave the rest of the country the opportunity to see the emotion that flowed at the Palestra Saturday as La Salle finally defeated Temple, 74-68. The Explorers (11-6) had..." January 18