Temple Basketball Schedule: 2008-09

August 28th, 2008

PHILADELPHIA - Defending Atlantic 10 Conference champion Temple opens its 2008-09 men's basketball season at the Charleston Classic on November 14. The slate is highlighted by a home game against nationally-prominent Tennessee and a trip to defending NCAA Champion Kansas.

Former Temple Owl Mark Tyndale to Play in Australia

August 14th, 2008

PHILADELPHIA - Temple University men's basketball standout Mark Tyndale has signed a professional basketball contract with the Adelaide 36ers of the Australian National Basketball League (NBL). He will leave for Australia next week.

"This is a great opportunity," Tyndale said. "Adelaide made me a generous offer and (former Temple star) Rick Brunson said it is a really good league to play in."

Temple Extends Contract of Fran Dunphy

July 16th, 2008
Temple has announced a two-year contract extension for head men's basketball coach Fran Dunphy that will keep the Owls’ mentor at the University through the 2013-14 season.  Dunphy, who is in his third season directing the Temple program, guided the Owls to the 2008 Atlantic 10 Championship and a berth in the NCAA Tournament.


NCAA Tournament: Quick Morning Review

March 20th, 2008

A quick review of the morning action on Day One of the NCAA Tournament:

(3) Xavier 73 - (14) Georgia 61
Josh Duncan, one of the most efficient players in college basketball, finished with 20 points as the Musketeers rebounded from a slow start to beat Georgia. Coming off their miraculous SEC Tournament win, Georgia looked to have the magic early before running out of gas down the stretch. Everybody who picked Xavier to go the Sweet Sixteen or beyond took a big sigh of relief.. and now XU plays the winner of Baylor/Purdue.

Poll: What Will be Thursday's Big Upset?

March 19th, 2008
George Mason

Picture of the Day: Dionte Christmas a Heavyweight Champ?

March 16th, 2008
Thanks to our friends over at Icon Sports Media, we now have access to thousands of great college basketball photos to use on the site.  Each day, CHN will feature a Picture of the Day, which might include a newsworthy, funny, or simply interesting subject. At the bottom will be a caption or headline that might be informative or amusing. The possibilities are endless!


Saturday Night Fever: Conference Tournament Update

March 15th, 2008

Some thoughts on an exciting Championship Week Saturday.. with an eye on the Big Dance:

- Tulsa learned in a big way this morning that Memphis owns the CUSA. Having won 10 of 13 games, and with 20 overall, the Golden Hurricanes are hoping they've done enough to impress the NIT selection committee. Regardless, the emergence of 7-0 big man Jerome Jordan is a great sign for the future.

Team of the Moment: Temple

March 15th, 2008

21-12 (11-5 Atlantic 10)

Computer numbers (through Friday courtesy of RPI 56, SOS 49

Result today: Defeated St. Joseph's 69-64 to win the Atlantic 10 Championship.

2008 NCAA Tournament Capsule: Temple

March 15th, 2008

Temple Owls

Atlantic 10 (21-12, 11-5)


Big Wins: 1/16 Xavier (78-59), 2/10 Massachusetts (80-70), 3/2 at St. Joseph’s (57-56)