The Temple Owls have earned a No. 5 seed in the NCAA tournament.
The Owls (24-7) will play the winner of the play-in game Wednesday between No. 12 seeds California (24-9) and South Florida (20-13) in the Midwest Region. The Owls will open the tournament in Nashville, Tenn.
This is the fifth-straight NCAA Tournament appearance for the Owls.
Led by coach Fran Dunphy, they won the Atlantic 10 regular-season championship.
Temple is coming off a disappointing loss to Massachusetts in the A-10 Tournament, and hasn't won more than one game in the NCAA tournament since they advanced to the regional final in 2001 under former coach John Chaney.
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