St. Joseph’s Charlie Brown is an NBA prospect because of his long-range shooting

Brown is shooting 40.9 percent this season from three-point range.

St. Joseph’s Charlie Brown is an NBA prospect because of his long-range shooting

Brown is shooting 40.9 percent this season from three-point range.

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City 6 observations: Penn’s defense, Drexel’s uptick, and the (surprisingly) smallest press room | Mike Jensen

The Quakers have clinched share of Big 5 title, with chance for a clean sweep. How did that happen?
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City 6 observations: Penn’s defense, Drexel’s uptick, and the (surprisingly) smallest press room | Mike Jensen

The Quakers have clinched share of Big 5 title, with chance for a clean sweep. How did that happen?

City programs kick off lacrosse Final Four season in Philadelphia with a local competition

The Philly 4 Classic will feature Drexel, Saint Joseph's, Penn and Villanova

City programs kick off lacrosse Final Four season in Philadelphia with a local competition

The Philly 4 Classic will feature Drexel, Saint Joseph's, Penn and Villanova
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Villanova visits historic Hinkle Fieldhouse looking for first win over Butler in three years

The 18th-ranked Wildcats have lost to the Bulldogs at Hinkle in each of the past two seasons, when both times they were undefeated and ranked No. 1. They visit this time with an unblemished Big East record.

Jahvon Quinerly has improved after rough start at Villanova, says he never thought of transferring

The highly touted freshman created a stir last month when he posted on Instagram about his lack of playing time. His hard work since then has paid off.

Four-star defensive tackle D’Von Ellies signs with Penn State

Ellies, who is from Maryland, picked the Nittany Lions over Southern Cal.

Villanova recruit Eric Dixon is first to reach 2,000 points at Abington

His 50 points on Thursday also tied an Abington record for most points in a game.

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Penn takes out Temple as ... wait, who is that guy hitting shots?

He may not have been in the scouting report, but Penn’s Kuba Mijakowski took over Saturday’s first half.

La Salle sputters in second half and falls to Rhode Island 78-67

Paced by former Imhotep Charter star Fatts Russell, the Rams win at Tom Gola Arena

Harper, Butler lead Drexel past James Madison, 73-68

The Dragons trailed 20-4 in the first seven minutes of the game but grabbed the lead by halftime and held it the entire second half.

UConn rolls over the struggling Temple women’s basketball team

The Huskies beat the Owls, 88-67, to keep Temple winless in January.

It may not be pretty or stylish, but Villanova is off to a 5-0 start in the Big East

The Wildcats lost four players from last year's national championship and still have Phil Booth and Eric Paschall and younger players taking on bigger roles. Jay Wright is pleased at their improvement.

Villanova uses three-point shooting to defeat Xavier, 85-75

The Wildcats sank 15 three-point baskets, 11 of them coming from Collin Gillespie and Phil Booth.

St. Joe’s, doomed by 23-point run, loses to St. Louis

The Hawks’ 10-2 run after halftime cut the Billikens’ lead to one point. St. Louis, though, responded with 23 unanswered points to pretty much settle the issue in its 68-57 win.

Villanova basketball loses Cole Swider indefinitely with a broken bone in his right hand

The 6-foot-9 freshman forward suffered the injury during Thursday's practice. He had played in 16 of the team's 17 games and averaged 3.9 points.

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