Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Temple Owls

Head Coach: Fran Dunphy

Team Mascot: Hooter the Owl

Year Opened: 1997

Capacity: 10206

City / State: Philadelphia / Pennsylvania

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Philadelphia Big 5

Rival Team: Villanova Wildcats, Saint Joseph's Hawks, Penn Quakers, La Salle Explorers

Philadelphia’s Big 5 consists of the Villanova, Temple, St. Joseph’s, Penn, and La Salle and is one of the best multi-team rivalries in college sports. The Big 5 dates back to 1955 and originally was created to showcase Philadelphia’s basketball talent and raise money for the Palestra. The proximity of the schools means there is a lot of bragging rights on the line whenever these teams meet, so don’t miss the matchups between these schools.

Temple vs UConn

Rival Team: Connecticut Huskies

Temple have a fierce rivalry with fellow American Athletic Conference members UConn. UConn is the closest team in the AAC to Temple, so you’ll see plenty of fans of both teams at games between these two. The mixed crowd creates a tense atmosphere and is one of the best matchups in the AAC, so get tickets when the Huskies come to town.

Temple vs Cincinnati

Rival Team: Cincinnati Bearcats

Things are always tense when the Bearcats square off against the Owls. The two teams are both members of the AAC and there is no love lost between these two, so circle it on the calendar when the Owls and Bearcats meet.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Temple Owls

Head Coach: Fran Dunphy

Team Mascot: Hooter the Owl

Year Opened: 1997

Capacity: 10206

City / State: Philadelphia / Pennsylvania

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