BoopStats Archive: January, 2012

City of Winners

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On Dec. 1 — six weeks ago Thursday — the Eagles were handed their you-know-what by the Seahawks in Seattle, 31-14. Since then,... Read more

La Salle's Long Climb to the Top

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For the first time in its 17-year affiliation with the Atlantic 10, La Salle (2-0, 13-4) finds itself in sole possession of first place in... Read more

Sixers Times 76

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The Knicks' victory Wednesday snapped the Sixers winning streak at six games. It was the 76th time in franchise history (including the time... Read more

Peter's Road To 100

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Tuesday, Peter Laviolette (above) became the ninth Flyers' coach to reach 100 regular season victories with the Orange and Black. Only Mike... Read more

The City vs. No. 1

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When Villanova hosts Syracuse Wednesday night at the Wells Fargo Center, it will mark the 54th time a Philly college has played the AP's top-ranked... Read more

Sixers Quartering Opponents

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Sixers have been outscored in the first period this season, but are up by 720-575 after that. Their season point total increases in each quarter... Read more

The Sixers' Difference

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The Sixers not only have the NBA's longest current winning streak (five games), but are also leading the league in opponents field goal percentage... Read more

Danny Briere's Solo Hat Trick

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On Saturday, Danny Briere registered the 187th hat trick (including postseason) in Flyers history. But it was only the fourth of those done... Read more

The New Mother Hen

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It is time for the Delaware Valley to wake up and take notice of one of the greatest individual seasons in the area's history. Thursday night... Read more

Sixers' Foes Stalling on Threes

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Thanks in no large part to the Pistons' 0-for-10 shooting from the arc Friday night, the Sixers are now holding their opponents under 30.0%... Read more