With their win over Villanova at The Pavilion Wednesday, the Temple Owls are off to their ninth 6-0 start of the Big 5 era.
They take that 6-0 mark into Saturday's matchup with No. 2 Duke (8-0) in East Rutherford, N.J.
Temple has beaten a top 10 team in each of the last four seasons.
Here are the Owls' best starts since 1955-56: