CollegeTemple Men's Basketball Set to Participate in the 2nd Annual Autism Awareness Weekend in NCAA College Hoops On February 6-8, the NCAA will hold its 2nd Annual Autism Awareness Weekend. Temple Men’s basketball will take part in the awareness fundraiser. by Staff Post February 6, 2015 (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images) On February 6-8, the NCAA will hold its 2nd Annual Autism Awareness Weekend. Temple Men’s basketball will take part in the awareness fundraiser. All NCAA coaches participating including the Temple Head Coach Fran Dunphy and his staff, will honor the organization by wearing blue puzzle piece lapel pins at their game against Memphis on Saturday (1:00 pm ET/ESPNews/1210 AM WPHT).The Coaches Powering Forward for Autism campaign was inspired by NCAA Men’s basketball coaches Pat Skerry of Towson and Tom Herrion of Georgia Tech, whose sons were both diagnosed with autism. For the second consecutive year the campaign has organized a weekend to raise awareness. Temple Owls not only participate, but also lead Division I schools in member engagement and rank third in money raised by the organization for Autism Awareness.Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are a group of complex disorders of brain development that impact a person’s ability to communicate and socialize. In 2005, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, was founded and has been dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention and treatment. We greatly encourage all who can, to support the cause in some way. You can learn more about Autism Speaks by clicking HERE. Post Views: 1,145The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest PostsStaff PostLatest posts by Staff Post (see all) In The Zone Announces Initial Podcast Lineup - November 13, 2020 The Essential Resources You Need to Start Your Own Gym in 2020 - February 6, 2020 Wilder vs Fury II – How the second fight will be different to the first? - February 5, 2020 Early turnovers, defensive struggles plague the Scarlet Knights - January 26, 2020 Related TopicsAutism Awareness WeekendFran DunphyTemple Click to comment You must be logged in to post a comment Login Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Newsletter SubscriptionCan't Miss Posts! UFC Long Island: Ticket & Fight Card Info by Kristine Haugsjaa | posted on May 31, 2017 A Look at Paternity Leave in MLB as Trout Becomes a Dad by Elizabeth DiPietro | posted on August 5, 2020 Women in Sports: Podcast Host, New York Riptide Sideline Reporter, Dani Wexelman by Luke Porco | posted on March 3, 2020 Women in Sports: Ariel Epstein, On-Air Host at SportsGrid (VIDEO) by Anthony Paradiso | posted on March 12, 2021 Exclusive Interview: SNY Personality, Maria Marino, Shares Career Journey (VIDEO) by Sunil Sunder Raj | posted on January 28, 2021More in College You Know I’m Right, Episode 107: New York Post’s Columnist Mike Vaccaro (Audio/Video)On the 107th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... Master P’s Son, Hercy, Commits to Tennessee StateMaster P’s son, Hercy Miller, is committing to Tennessee State to play basketball. While... EA Sports Plans to Revive College Football Video GameEA Sports announced that they plan on making college football video games again. The... UVM Women’s Basketball Team Quits 2020-2021 SeasonThe University of Vermont (UVM) women’s basketball will be ending their 2020-2021 season early... Temple Senior Will Cummings joins the 1,000 Point Club Is MAAC Men's Basketball Really a Two-Team Race?