The Temple Owls have made the NCAA Tournament an impressive 31 times in their history with their first appearance coming in 1944. The Owls are still searching for their first national championship, but they have advanced to the Final Four twice. The two Final Four appearances occurred in a three year span in 1956 and 1958 under legendary Head Coach Harry Litwack who was inducted in the Basketball Hall of Fame after his 21-year coaching career. Over the years, the Owls have also won nine conference tournament titles and have been regular season champions ten times with most of this success coming under another Hall of Fame coach in John Chaney. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Temple Owls basketball tickets.
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Temple Owls Basketball at Liacouras Center Address: 1776 N Broad St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19121
The Temple Owls play their home games at the Liacouras Center, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the campus of Temple University. With a capacity of 10,000 screaming fans, the Liacouras Center is the place to be for all Temple Owls basketball games. The Temple Owls home bench is located on the Liacouras Center sideline in front of sections 104-105. Liacouras Center parking information is covered in our Owls event guide.
The Big Five
Temple along with city rivals St. Josephs, La Salle, Villanova and Penn compete in a round-robin tournament to crown the top program in Philadelphia. Temple has won the most titles over the years in this tournament to name the best Philly basketball team. The match-up with St. Joe’s has become the biggest rivalry for Temple over the years. The games are often intense and the rich history has helped establish the strong rivalry between the two programs.
Temple in the Final Four, NCAA Tournament, and American Athletic Conference Tournament
The Temple Owls have advanced to the Final Four twice in their rich history. The Owls have appeared in the NCAA Tournament an impressive 31 times. Temple has won the regular season title ten times and nine conference tournament championships.
Temple Owls Event Guide
What time do the gates open prior to an Owls game?
All doors to the Liacouras Center open 60 minutes prior to tip-off.
Where is the best place to park at the Liacouras Center?
The Liacouras Center has over 3,500 parking spaces within a short, safe walking distance of the Arena.Parking lots will open two hours before the event's scheduled time.
Does my child need a ticket to attend the game?
Children 2 and younger do not need a ticket to attend an event as long as they are sitting on a lap.