1987–88 Temple Owls men's basketball team

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1987–88 Temple Owls men's basketball
A–10 Regular Season Champions
A–10 Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Regional Final, L 53–65 vs. Duke
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 1
APNo. 1
1987–88 record32–2 (18–0 A–10)
Head coachJohn Chaney (6th season)
Home arenaMcGonigle Hall (Capacity: 4,500)
Seasons
1987–88 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Temple 18 0   1.000     32 2   .941
Rhode Island 14 4   .778     28 7   .800
West Virginia 12 6   .667     18 14   .563
Saint Joseph's 9 9   .500     15 14   .517
Penn State 9 9   .500     13 14   .481
George Washington 7 11   .389     13 15   .464
St. Bonaventure 7 11   .389     13 15   .464
Duquesne 6 12   .333     11 21   .344
UMass 5 13   .278     10 17   .370
Rutgers 3 15   .167     7 22   .241
1988 Atlantic 10 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987–88 Temple Owls men's basketball team represented Temple University as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference during the 1987–88 NCAA Division I men's basketball season.

Roster[edit]

1987–88 Temple Owls men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 12 Mark Macon 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Buena Vista HS Saginaw, MI
G 21 Howard Evans (C) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Sr    
F 32 Mike Vreeswyk (C) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Jr Morrisville HS  
F 33 Tim Perry 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 201 lb (91 kg) Sr Freehold HS Freehold, NJ
C 44 Ramón Rivas 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Sr Pedro Albizu Campos Carolina, PR
C 45 Duane Causwell 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So Benjamin N. Cardozo HS Queens, NY
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

  • Derrick Brantley (1.9 ppg)
  • Duane Causwell (2.0 ppg)
  • Jerome Dowdell (1.5 ppg)
  • G Howard Evans (C) (Sr, 11.1 ppg), All A-10 (1st team)
  • Shawn Johnson (1.8 ppg)
  • Tom Katsikis (1.9 ppg)
  • G Mark Macon (Fr, 20.6 ppg), AP All-American (2nd team)
  • F Darrin Pearsall (Jr, 1.5 ppg)
  • F Tim Perry (Sr, 14.5 ppg), A-10 Player of Year
  • Ernest Pollard (1.3 ppg)
  • Shoun Randolph (1.0 ppg)
  • C Ramon Rivas (Sr, 6.9 ppg)
  • F Mike Vreeswyk (C) (Jr, 16.7 ppg) All A-10 (2nd team)

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Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Non-Conference Regular Season
December 3, 1987*
 ESPN
No. 12 at UCLA W 81–76  1–0
Pauley Pavilion (8,171)
Los Angeles, CA
Atlantic 10 Conference Regular Season
December 7, 1987
No. 12 at Massachusetts W 89–71  2–0
(1–0)
Curry Hicks Cage (4,024)
Amherst, MA
December 10, 1987
 PRISM
No. 11 Saint Joseph's
Big 5
W 83–62  3–0
(2–0)
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
December 12, 1987
No. 11 Rhode Island W 75–66  4–0
(3–0)
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
Non-Conference Regular Season
December 19, 1987*
No. 8 South Carolina W 63–50  5–0
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
December 28, 1987*
No. 6 vs. Ole Miss
Sugar Bowl Classic
W 70–61  6–0
Louisiana Superdome (5,402)
New Orleans, LA
December 29, 1987*
No. 6 vs. Southern
Sugar Bowl Classic
W 84–47  7–0
Louisiana Superdome (4,923)
New Orleans, LA
Atlantic 10 Conference Regular Season
January 4, 1988
 Creative Sports
No. 6 Rutgers W 86–60  8–0
(4–0)
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
Non-Conference Regular Season
January 6, 1988*
 PRISM
No. 6 at Penn
Big 5
W 84–50  9–0
The Palestra (3,974)
Philadelphia, PA
Atlantic 10 Conference Regular Season
January 9, 1988
No. 6 at George Washington W 79–66  10–0
(5–0)
Charles E. Smith Center (4,824)
Washington, D.C.
Non-Conference Regular Season
January 14, 1988*
 PRISM
No. 4 La Salle
Big 5
W 59–56  11–0
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
January 16, 1988
No. 4 at St. Bonaventure W 73–63  12–0
(6–0)
Reilly Center (6,105)
St. Bonaventure, NY
January 18, 1988
No. 4 at Penn State W 59–44  13–0
(7–0)
Rec Hall (6,747)
State College, PA
January 21, 1988
No. 3 Massachusetts W 71–52  14–0
(8–0)
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
Non-Conference Regular Season
January 24, 1988*
 ABC
No. 3 at No. 8 UNLV L 58–59  14–1
Thomas & Mack Center (11,900)
Las Vegas, NV
Atlantic 10 Conference Regular Season
January 28, 1988
No. 6 St. Bonaventure W 87–66  15–1
(9–0)
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
January 31, 1988
No. 6 at Rhode Island W 77–70  16–1
(10–0)
Keaney Gymnasium (4,829)
Kingston, RI
February 4, 1988
No. 5 Duquesne W 110–70  17–1
(11–0)
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
February 6, 1988
No. 5 at Rutgers W 84–53  18–1
(12–0)
Louis Brown Athletic Center (7,720)
Piscataway, NJ
Non-Conference Regular Season
February 10, 1988*
 PRISM
No. 1 No. 10 Villanova
Big 5
W 98–86  19–1
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
Atlantic 10 Conference Regular Season
February 14, 1988
No. 1 George Washington W 92–67  20–1
(13–0)
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
February 16, 1988
 FNN/SCORE
No. 1 Penn State W 50–49  21–1
(14–0)
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
Non-Conference Regular Season
February 21, 1988*
 NBC
No. 1 at No. 5 North Carolina W 83–66  22–1
Dean Smith Center (21,444)
Chapel Hill, NC
Atlantic 10 Conference Regular Season
February 23, 1988
 USA Network
No. 1 at West Virginia W 78–69  23–1
(15–0)
WVU Coliseum (10,766)
Morgantown, WV
February 25, 1988
No. 1 at Duquesne W 94–55  24–1
(16–0)
Palumbo Center (4,567)
Pittsburgh, PA
February 28, 1988
No. 1 West Virginia W 62–61  25–1
(17–0)
McGonigle Hall (4,500)
Philadelphia, PA
March 2, 1988
No. 1 at Saint Joseph's
Big 5
W 75–62  26–1
(18–0)
The Palestra (9,200)
Philadelphia, PA
Atlantic 10 Tournament
March 6, 1988*
 Creative Sports
(1) No. 1 vs. (8) Duquesne
Atlantic 10 Tournament Quarterfinal
W 77–57  27–1
WVU Coliseum (5,746)
Morgantown, WV
March 8, 1988*
 Creative Sports
(1) No. 1 vs. (5) St. Joseph's
Atlantic 10 Tournament Semifinal
W 79–67  28–1
WVU Coliseum (6,036)
Morgantown, WV
March 10, 1988*
 ESPN
(1) No. 1 vs. (2) Rhode Island
Atlantic 10 Tournament Championship
W 68–63 OT 29–1
WVU Coliseum (4,149)
Morgantown, WV
NCAA Tournament
March 18, 1988*
 ESPN
(1 E) No. 1 vs. (16 E) Lehigh
NCAA Tournament First Round
W 87–73  30–1
Hartford Civic Center (15,608)
Hartford, CT
March 20, 1988*
 CBS
(1 E) No. 1 vs. (8 E) Georgetown
NCAA Tournament Second Round
W 74–53  31–1
Hartford Civic Center (15,608)
Hartford, CT
March 24, 1988*
 CBS
(1 E) No. 1 vs. (13 E) Richmond
NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
W 69–47  32–1
Brendan Byrne Arena (19,591)
East Rutherford, NJ
March 26, 1988*
 CBS
(1 E) No. 1 vs. (2 E) No. 5 Duke
NCAA Tournament Elite Eight
L 53–63  32–2
Brendan Byrne Arena (19,633)
East Rutherford, NJ
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. E=East.
All times are in Eastern Standard Time.

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Rankings[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

Team Players in the 1988 NBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1 7 Tim Perry Phoenix Suns

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]. Retrieved 2015-Dec-21.
  2. ^ 2015-16 Temple Owls media guide. Retrieved 2015-Dec-21.
  3. ^ 2015-16 Temple Owls media guide. Retrieved 2015-Dec-21.
  4. ^ "1988 NBA Draft". Basketball-reference.com. Retrieved April 26, 2019.