Owls ranked No. 14

Temple moved up a spot in both the national coaches’ poll and the NCAA RPI rankings Tuesday.

The Owls are now ranked No. 14, and No. 12 in RPI (ratings percentage index), after a weekend sweep to wrap up non-conference play.

In back-to-back games, Temple (7-3) came up with a 5-0 shutout against Kent State on Saturday and a 3-2 win against American University on Sunday.

The Owls begin Big East play on the road Friday against Providence (7-3) at 5 p.m.