https://gomason.com/news/2018/6/26/...comes-challenge-of-division-i-basketball.aspx With no scholarship money and limited playing time in games, a walk-on makes his mark in practice, where digesting the scouting report and challenging the team's starters and key reserves in reps is vital to a team's overall success. It may be a thankless job, but Mason student-athletes and coaches are thankful that Tempchin is around to push the Patriots as they prepare for the 2018-19 season. "A lot of what Jack does won't show up in a box score, but every person in our program knows the value he provides," head coach Dave Paulsen said. "He's a great teammate and our guys love him and respect him. He fits in seamlessly and embodies the values we try to teach here at Mason."