Temple Loses at the Last Minute

Temple loses at the last minute. Tough one for the Owls.

In the common scenario, the Cincinnati Bearcats (4-7) came into the Liacouras Center to challenge the hometown, Temple Owls (4-6) Coming off a 25-day layoff, due to what else? The Bearcats pulled off a final-minute 63-60  victory on Thursday evening.

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Jeremiah Davenport (14 points) and Keith Williams (15 points) each nailed a jumper in the waning moments to boost the Bearcats. The affair marked the first time Cincinnati ended the half for the first time this season, 31-23.

Temple battled back and received a 16 point game from Damian Dunn and 13 from Jeremiah Williams. Bearcat, David DeJulius knocked down a career-high 26 points.

The adversity that they’ve gone through here in the last month, I don’t think people really have any idea,” Brannen said. “This is so strange. To be able to describe it is very, very difficult.”

Bearcat Coach, John Brannen, spoke after the game.

Temple loses at the last minute. Tough one for the Owls. For Temple hoops coverage click here.

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.

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