NEW YORK -- Ah, the wake-up call, one of the most tired cliches in all of sport.
Team X plays lousy, loses, and one game later plays hard, wins, and there you have it -- ta-da, the wake-up call.
Such a pretty narrative you could put a holiday bow on it.
Temple lost to Canisius in dispiriting fashion and lo and behold, three days later those same Owls upset No. 3 Syracuse 83-79.
Commence alarm bells ringing and gongs sounding.
Fran Dunphy said as much after ...
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