Temple Outlasts UConn, 93-89

The UConn Huskies (14-12) took on the Temple Owls (14-12) on the campus of Temple University. The game went to a second overtime before The Owls pulled off a 93-88 victory. The hero for Temple was Monty Scott who nailed a long three-pointer with just twenty-one seconds remaining in the first overtime to get it knotted.

Scott finished the evening with 25 points to compliment Nate Pierre-Louis who drained 23 points. The Huskies forced extra time with Isaiah Whaley nailing a clutch shot with just :05 left in regulation. Whaley finished 18 points and 14 boards on 8 for 14 shooting. James Bouknight complimented with 16 points.

Christian Vital was the big story for UConn with 21 points to go along with 8 rebounds. Vital moved into the 18th position in All-Time UConn scoring history.

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.