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Temple advances to NIT semifinals

Temple advances to NIT semifinals

PHILADELPHIA — The students chanted "M-S-G!" and Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York" blared from the loudspeakers after Temple's victory over Louisiana Tech in the NIT quarterfinals. Quenton DeCosey had 21 points and a career-high 11 rebounds, Jesse Morgan scored 17 points and Temple advanced to New York's Madison Square Garden with a 77-59 victory Wednesday night. In his final home game, Will Cummings added 15 points and six assists for the top-seeded Owls (26-10), the top team left out of the NCAA field. Seeking its third NIT title, Temple will play Miami on Tuesday night. "Everyone that plays basketball should get a chance to play...

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