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Temple finds the road to Argentina

With a pep talk from Pepe, Juan Fernandez made his way to North Philadelphia

Originally Published: October 2, 2009
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

Matt Langel was sitting on the tarmac at John F. Kennedy Airport when his phone dinged. Not even off the ground for what would be a grueling 14-hour trip from New York through Chile to Argentina, the Temple assistant coach cringed when he read the message.

Seemed Juan Fernandez, the talented point guard Langel was on his way to see, wasn't at home in Rio Tercero. He was in another town with his national team.

When he finally landed in Argentina, Langel went to the ...

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