Temple Beats Duke! Temple Beats Duke!
Temple Upsets No. 5 Duke. The Temple Owls took the subway from campus to the Wells Fargo Center last night for their match-up with Duke. Maybe it was the magic of the Broad Street Line, or something, but Temple showed up and outplayed the Blue Devils. The hometown squad took a two-point lead into half time and held on for a 78-73 win over (arguably) the most hated team in college hoops. Temple students stormed the floor after the win. [The 700 Level]
Speaking of Basketball …The Sixers move to 3-2 on the season with a come-from-behind win at New Orleans. The boys finally get to come home as they’re set to play their first game at the Wells Fargo Center tomorrow night. [Inquirer]
Warrant Issued for Former Valley Forge Military Academy Counselor. Symantha Hicks of Horsham was canned by the Academy for allegedly providing booze to underage cadets. Now, Radnor Police have a warrant for her arrest after an investigation revealed that she allegedly initiated sexual contact with a 16-year-old cadet. [CBS 3]
PPA Tows and Returns David Oh’s Car. The PPA towed councilman David Oh’s car yesterday from a spot reserved for city officials. Oh had a placard displayed indicating he was properly parked. When he noticed the car was gone, he called his staff, they tracked it down, and the PPA returned it, unable to explain why it was towed. Must be nice. [Daily News]
Penn State Town Hall Scheduled in KOP. New Penn State president Rodney Erickson has scheduled three town hall-style meetings to discuss the university’s role in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. The second of the three events—intended to serve the large alumni population—will be held at the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge in King of Prussia. There are also meetings in Pittsburgh and New York City. [Philly.com]
Delco Teen Fights Off Attacker. An 18-year-old high school student was on her way home from a job interview in Upper Chichester when a man tried to grab her by the waist. She flung her arm back and fought of the attacker before running to a Wawa to call her mother, who then alerted police. [NBC Philadelphia]