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Video: Who wins Villanova-Creighton III?

Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 11:08 AM
What happens if Villanova meets Creighton in the Big East final? The Philadelphia Daily News' Dick Jerardi & CineSport's Noah Coslov talk about this & what St. Joe's needs to do in Brooklyn. Read more

Video: Just how good is Villanova?

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 10:28 AM
Is Villanova as good as its lofty national ranking? Dick Jerardi and CineSport's Noah Coslov offer their takes on the Wildcats, and discuss whether unbeaten Wichita State is as good as the famed Saint Joseph's dynasty was in 2004. Read more

College hoops can learn from wide-open college football

Monday, October 21, 2013, 2:41 PM
Every Saturday, offensive records are being set on college football fields from coast to coast. Baylor scores 70 just about every week. When Oregon has a drive longer than five plays or a minute, it is news. Huddles are an anachronism Watching college football is fun. Coaches actually are letting... Read more

Giannini gets contract extension

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 2:25 PM
La Salle gave John Giannini a contract extension 3 years ago when it was not all that popular. The Explorers had just gone 12-18, a season after going 18-13. But there were extenuating circumstances. The rotation had been devastated by injuries. The university just gave its basketball coach another... Read more

Lower Merion's Reynolds commits to 'Nova

Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 3:00 PM
With the departure of 6-10 senior Mouphtaou Yarou, who averaged 9.5 points and 7.7 rebounds last season, Villanova's basketball team needed to add a big man. Especially since 6-11 Daniel Ochefu, who averaged 3.7 and 4.3 in just under 18 minutes a game as a freshman, remained the only player on the... Read more

Report: Villanova's Wright making $2.29 million

Monday, April 8, 2013, 12:57 PM
Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright’s salary is $2,290,346, 10th among coaches who made the NCAA Tournament, according to USA Today. Temple’s Fran Dunphy’s salary of $724,557 was 40th and La Salle’s John Giannini’s salary of $426,230 was 47th. Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski... Read more

Video: NCAA Final Four preview

Monday, April 1, 2013, 10:40 AM
The Syracuse Orange face the Michigan Wolverines, while the Louisville Cardinals face the Wichita State Shockers. CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Daily News' Dick Jerardi preview the Final Four. Read more

Video: Reaction to La Salle, Florida Gulf Coast

Monday, March 25, 2013, 12:18 PM
La Salle and Florida Gulf Coast are the Cinderellas of the NCAA Tournament. CineSport's Noah Coslov & the Daily News' Dick Jerardi preview the Sweet 16 and discuss Louisville's dominance. Read more

Owls' Lee optimistic he'll play vs. N.C. State

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 1:05 PM
Temple forward Anthony Lee said he was optimistic about his ability to play in Friday’s first-round game against North Carolina State. Lee has been bothered by concussion-like symptoms since taking an elbow to the head against Massachusetts on March 15. He practiced Wednesday and will do so... Read more

Video: NCAA Tournament: Philly hoops preview

Monday, March 18, 2013, 3:23 PM
Which Philly school is playing with nothing to lose and which school would benefit the most from an NCAA Tournament win? The Daily News' Mike Kern and CineSport's Noah Coslov discuss this & more. Read more
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