News Latest Headlines Legendary Temple coach John Chaney died Friday at age 89. Temple University menâs basketball (3-3, 2-3 The American Athletic Conference) will match up against #8 Houston (11-1, 6-1 The American) on Saturday at â¦ He was 89. â Temple Men's Basketball (@TUMBBHoops) November 13, 2020 Barry is a 6-2 guard known for his shooting ability. (CNN)Famed former Temple University men's basketball coach John Chaney passed away at the age of 89 on Friday. The longtime Temple University coach, who led the school to 17 NCAA Tournament appearances, prided himself on helping players turn their basketball skills into college degrees. Temple confirmed Chaney died after a short illness. John Chaney, the famously combative Hall of Fame coach who took Temple University to 17 N.C.A.A. Waco woman's mission to help churches provide mental health benefits ... Temple â¦ City Six basketball: Drexel men drop heartbreaker, Drexel and Temple women remain unbeaten in conference play by: Damichael Cole â The Philadelphia Inquirer 10 Jan Charlestonâs Zep Jasper sank three free throws with less than a second remaining to thwart the Drexel men. Temple head basketball coach John Chaney announced his retirement after 24 years at Temple during a ... [+] press conference at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 13, 2006. Elisa Navarro ... Local News. He was one of the nationâs top shooters in 2018-19 when he made 81 threes at a 44.5% clip. Chaney led Temple to five appearances in the NCAA Elite Eight, the last trip in 2001, the year Chaney was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) â John Chaney, the greatest basketball coach in Temple University history and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer, died on Friday. Womenâs City Six notebook: La Salle streaking in A-10 play, Temple might have a new star Fort Hood Wounded Warriors hosting basketball clinic in Round Rock . Legendary Temple Owls men's basketball coach John Chaney died Friday morning after a short illness at the age of 89, the university announced. Temple's John Chaney left an enormous legacy in Philadelphia and throughout college basketball.