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Report: A-10 tourney moving to Brooklyn

Monday, September 26, 2011, 2:21 PM
The Atlantic 10 Conference will move its men's basketball tournament from Atlantic City to the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn beginning with the 2013 tournament, a source with direct knowledge told The Barclays Center will be the new home of the New Jersey Nets. The A-10 has one more year... Read more

Penn to play Duke and UCLA

Monday, September 19, 2011, 4:31 PM
Penn released its basketball schedule today and the Quakers will play national powers Duke and UCLA. Penn will play UCLA on Dec. 10 in Anaheim, Calif., and will visit Duke on Jan. 1 in a nationallly televised game on ESPNU. Penn opens its season Nov. 11 at UMBC. Penn’s home opener is Nov. 14... Read more

Temple hoops gets commitment

Thursday, September 15, 2011, 11:07 AM
Temple's basketball program has received its second verbal commitment for the class of 2012. Sources have confirmed that the Owls have landed 6-5 swingman Quenton DeCosey, from St. Joseph's High School in Metuchen, N.J. He visited Temple last week, and chose North Broad Street over Penn State. Read more

Hawks land recruit from Baltimore

Monday, September 12, 2011, 1:06 PM
Persistence sometimes does pay off in recruiting. Saint Joseph’s got on Baltimore area forward Isaiah Miles 3 years ago and never got off. Miles, who averaged 18.8 points, 13.4 rebounds and 2.75 blocks for Glenelg Country School last season, is the Hawks' first commitment for the Class of 2012... Read more

'Nova releases 2011-12 schedule

Thursday, September 8, 2011, 2:14 PM
Villanova’s basketball team, which has no seniors back from a team that finished 21-12 and lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, will open its season on Nov. 11 at home against Monmouth. The Big East schedule was released last week. The Wildcats start the conference at West Virginia... Read more

Owls, Explorers, Hawks schedules released

Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 3:18 PM
Temple’s basketball team, which returns four starters from a group that finished 26-8, will open its Atlantic 10 season on Jan. 7 at home against Dayton on the CBS Sports Network, one of 11 times the Owls will appear on national television. A minimum of eight will be on ESPN entities, while nine... Read more

Big catch for Owls' basketball team

Monday, September 5, 2011, 11:20 PM
Temple has received a verbal commitment from 6-10 senior center-forward Devontae Watson, of Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter in Midland, Pa., a Pittsburgh suburb. He's considered perhaps the best big-man prospect in the western part of the state, and had also been considering Saint Joseph's, Dayton... Read more

Villanova's Big East slate set

Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 1:15 PM
Villanova will open its 18-game Big East schedule at West Virginia on Wednesday, Dec. 28, according to the conference schedule released today. All 144 league games will be televised with more than half on national television. After a season when the league placed a record 11 teams in the NCAA Tournament... Read more

Holy War to be played on St. Joe's campus for first time

Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 12:03 PM
When your team has lost 20 games in consecutive seasons, you look for an edge. And when two of your Big 5 opponents, teams you have not be able to beat in recent seasons, always play their home games against you on their campus, you decide to change your philosophy. For the first time since the Big... Read more

La Salle adds recruit from Connecticut

Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 4:57 PM
La Salle has added Rohan Brown, an all-state player from Connecticut, to its freshman recruiting class. Brown, who averaged 20 points and 12 rebounds as a senior at East Catholic High in Manchester, has enrolled in classes and will play this season. “We were able to see Rohan play numerous... Read more
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