Owls Lose to Pirates, 67-63

The Temple Owls (14-13) made a road trip to the Minges Coliseum to battle the East Carolina Pirates (11–17) on Sunday evening.

The shooting game was dismal for the visitors who went 22/62 from the field (35.5%), 6 for 24 (25%) from three point land and only 13 of 26 (50%) from the line.

Quinton Rose dropped 15 points with James Scott helping out with 12.

The Pirates were not much better with a 39.7% from the field, off of a 23 of 58 performance.

Their three pointers went at 26.7% due to a 4 for 15.

The difference maker was from the line. ECU dropped 17 of 24 (70.8%) to seal the 67-63 victory.

The Pirates were led with a double double from Jayden Garner’s 29 point, 13 boards output.

JJ Miles added 11 points with Tristen Newton helping out with 10.

ECU has the edge in rebounds, 41-37.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.