Temple coach Fran Dunphy talked about the Owls' selection to the 2016 NCAA Tournament

Temple coach Fran Dunphy talked about what it meant for the Owls to be back in the field after a two-year absence

Just like last year, Temple men's basketball coach Fran Dunphy couldn't watch the NCAA selection show without knowing if his Owls were going to be selected.

Last year, he walked around the practice facility waiting for hollering and cheering for a selection that never came.

On Sunday, Dunphy circled the concourse of the Liacouras Center, He didn't have to walk for long.

Temple's name popped up on the No. 10 line in the South region a few minutes into the show. His phone started to blow up and he knew it was a good sign.

The Owls were going dancing again after two years away, including last year's painful snub.

Listen to Dunphy's press conference after Temple learned it was headed to Brooklyn as a No. 10 seed against No. 7 Iowa.


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