While many teams struggle to recover from the heartbreak of missing the Big Dance, Temple has thrived so far in the NIT Tournament. That success continued Wednesday night, when the Owls blew past Louisiana Tech 77-59 to advance to the semifinals of the NIT in Madison Square Garden.
"I think the guys in the locker room, we want to make a point," Will Cummings said of the NCAA snub. "We're still kind of bitter about it. Our job is to just keep playing good basketball and winning games."