As Temple prepares to begin its third season without him, you will not find a man more content in his golden years than former coach John Chaney, writes Dana O'Neil.
John Chaney wasn't perfect. But he was passionate ... and college basketball needs more men of passion on the bench.
John Chaney retired Monday after 24 seasons as Temple's basketball coach, ending a Hall of Fame career in which his temper sometimes got the better of him.
Temple's famously stingy defense ended No. 6 George Washington's perfect run through the Atlantic 10.
Temple basketball player Nehemiah Ingram, who broke an opponent's arm when ordered to play rough by coach John Chaney, is trying to make the Owls' football team as a defensive lineman.
Embattled Temple basketball coach John Chaney will return next season.
Saint Joseph's senior John Bryant was in the starting lineup Wednesday night, three weeks after his arm was broken on a hard foul ordered by Temple coach John Chaney.
John Chaney will return to coach Temple in the NIT.
J.R. Pinnock scored 16 points Friday night, leading George Washington to a 77-58 victory over Temple and a berth in the Atlantic 10 tournament championship game.
Temple can't get away from the John Chaney story. It remains everywhere around them.
Temple will wait until after the season to determine the future of coach John Chaney.
The president of Saint Joseph's on Tuesday accepted the actions of Temple and coach John Chaney in response to a hard foul that injured a Hawks player, but criticized the school and the Atlantic 10 over the way the situation was handled.
After being suspended for the rest of the regular season by Temple on Friday, John Chaney will not coach in the Atlantic 10 tournament.
Temple coach John Chaney met with the family of Saint Joseph's senior forward John Bryant, who was injured in a game when Chaney ordered one of his players to commit hard fouls.
Temple 61, Massachusetts 48
John Chaney sitting out the A-10 tourney better fits his crime, but he still owes the game of college basketball more time.