Owls schedule Duke, Texas

Posted: July 07, 2011

Perennial powerhouses Duke and Texas are among the 14 opponents on Temple's 2011-12 men's basketball nonconference schedule, which was announced Wednesday.

Besides Duke and Texas, the schedule features two other teams that participated in the 2011 NCAA tournament: Purdue, a possible foe in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic, and Villanova.

Three of the 2011 NIT Final Four teams are also on the schedule: Wichita State (champion), Alabama (runner-up), and Colorado (semifinalist).

The Atlantic Ten Conference dates will be released later this summer.

2011-12 Temple

Men's Basketball

Nonconference Schedule

Nov. 14   at Penn

Nov. 17    Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic, San Juan       Nov. 18    Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic, San Juan       Nov. 20    Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic, San Juan    

Nov. 27    at Bowling Green

Dec. 3    Central Michigan

Dec. 7    at Toledo

Dec. 10   Villanova

Dec. 17    at Texas

Dec. 19    at Rice

Dec. 28    Buffalo

Dec. 30    at Delaware

Jan. 4    Duke (at the Wells Fargo Center)

Jan. 21    Maryland (at the Palestra)

Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic field: Alabama, Colorado, Iona, Maryland, Purdue, Western Michigan, Wichita State.

Atlantic Ten home games: Dayton, Duquesne, Fordham, George Washington, La Salle, Massachusetts, St. Joseph's, Xavier.

Atlantic Ten road games: Charlotte, Fordham, La Salle, Rhode Island, Richmond, St. Bonaventure, St. Joseph's, St. Louis.


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