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Khalif Wyatt

A Tribute to Khalif Wyatt: Atlantic 10 Player of the Year

Temple’s senior guard Khalif Wyatt was named the Atlantic 10 player of the year. This comes after after yet another stellar season on the offensive end for the Temple Owls. Wyatt lead the Owls with 19.9 ppg and 4.1 apg this season. The Owls finished the regular season with a record of 23-8 (11-5 A10). […]

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The Palestra

The Palestra: Home of Philly Basketball

The Palestra, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is my favorite places to watch college basketball games. As a diehard Big 5 basketball fan, the Palestra is held near and dear to my heart. Originally the home to all Big 5 games, the Palestra is the home arena of the Penn Quakers and a good amount of Big […]

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Saint Joe's Dayton

Hawks Fall to Dayton, Tournament Hopes Dashed: Recap and Analysis

In Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday night the St. Joseph’s Hawks (13-8, 4-4 A10) took on the Dayton Flyers (13-9,3-5 A10). The Hawks have always struggled to win games at Dayton, and last night was no exception. St. Joes fell just short of getting its first win against Dayton at Dayton since 2001, they fell 60-54. […]

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Carl Jones

Carl Jones Named Big 5 Player of the Week

St. Joseph’s Hawks (13-7, 4-3 A-10) senior guard, Carl Jones, has been putting on a show this past week in tough games. Jones has slowly returned to his true form after being hampered by a suspension and an injury throughout the year. The Hawks have played well without him, but his presence as a leader […]

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Hawks Suffer Tough Loss to No. 14 Butler: Recap and Analysis

In a sold out crowd at Hagan Arena a classic A-10 conference matchup was played between the (8-5) St. Josephs Hawks and the (13-2) Butler Bulldogs. The crowd was pumped and ready to see the Hawks live up to their preseason potential and upset a talented Butler team. This was not the case as the […]

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Chris Wilson Saint Joseph's Hawks

Saint Joseph’s Hawks Midseason MVP: Chris Wilson

The St. Joseph’s Hawks were predicted to be one of the nation’s best teams, ranked No. 22 in the AP Preseason Poll. They have showed flashes of excellence, but have also regressed back to the dark times of last year’s dreadful beginning to the season. The success that they have had this season has all […]

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Hawks lose to Fairfield

Saint Joseph’s Hawks Upset By Fairfield: Recap and Analysis

In Hagan Arena, on saturday afternoon, a crowd filled with excited fans expecting the Saint Joseph’s Hawks (5-4) to squash a vast underdog, the Fairfield Stags (8-5). This was not the case, as the Hawks were stunned at home, falling 60-57. The Stags jumped out to an early 8-4 advantage, but when Ronald Roberts scored […]

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Chaz Williams Dribbles - Temple vs UMass

Temple Stunned by UMass

The Temple Owls (24-7) started off the day for the A10 tournament quarterfinals, probably thinking past their game against the University of Massachusetts Minutemen. The Owls came out of the gate relatively well, but they could not shake the feisty Minutemen led by Chaz Williams. They went into half leading 36-31, and looking good to finally seperate themselves and win […]

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Owls Rout Fordham, Secure A10 Title

In its final regular season game, #25 Temple (24-6, 13-3 A10) won the Atlantic 10 regular season title by routing a struggling Fordham Rams team, 80-60. The Owls started off hot and got out on an early 9-0 run, from which Fordham could not recover. The Rams were lucky to be going into half only down […]

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Hawks Beat La Salle

Temple Clips La Salle in Philly 6 Bout

Temple (22-5, 11-2 A10) played cross-city rival La Salle (18-10, 7-6 A10) in a game of clutch shots and comebacks. The Owls led by three at the half, but could not shake the Explorers who were lead by Earl Pettis, who scored 33 points; three came on a go-ahead bucket with 1:25 left in the […]

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Owls Looking to make March Madness noise

The seasoned Temple Owls are looking for their fourth NCAA tournament bid, but, with their experienced team, are expected to make it into the farther rounds. The Owls are coached by the experienced Fran Dunphy, who has been to 9 NCAA tournaments in 17 years, an impressive numbers. Last year the Owls were ranked 15th in […]

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Fernandez Named Big 5 Player of the Week

Temple’s senior guard from Argentina, Juan Fernandez, was named Big 5 player of the week after helping to lead Owls to 10 straight wins and the lead in the Atlantic 10. Fernandez has been averaging 11.5 points per game, 3.5 assists per game, and 2.5 rebounds per game. He has the attitude of a true […]

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