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February 04, 2016

Thursday night's Temple men's basketball game to be broadcast online in Mandarin

An estimated1,300 Chinese students attend Temple University

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Fran Dunphy and Will Cummings will be playing for their tournament lives in Hartford.

Two Temple University freshman students will broadcast Thursday night's men's basketball game against the University of Tulsa in Mandarin.

According to CBSPhilly, an estimated 1,300 Chinese students attend Temple Univerity, which explains the interest in voicing the plays in the language.

The live broadcast will be streamed on the Temple athletics website by students James Yuan and Javi Yuan, who aren’t related and who both grew up in China.

The game begins at 7 p.m. and will also be broadcast by ESPNU and 1210 AM WPHT.

Read more at CBSPhilly.