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Looking inside the Big East Tournament

Monday, March 5, 2012, 3:33 PM
Here is a look inside the Big East Tournament, which begins Tuesday. Villanova, the 14th seed, opens play at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday against Rutgers. We’re most looking forward to: Seeing if Syracuse can be as dominant in this tournament as it was in the regular season. Especially since what... Read more

Looking inside the A-10 Tourney

Monday, March 5, 2012, 2:16 PM
Here is a look at the Atlantic 10 Tournament, which begins Tuesday. Saint Joseph's and La Salle both open play at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Temple, the top seed, has a bye and will open play Friday in Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City. We’re most looking forward to: Seeing if three Philly teams can get to... Read more

Looking ahead to Drexel in CAA title game

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 8:04 PM
What: Colonial Athletic Association tournament championship game. Who: No. 1 Drexel (27-5) vs. No. 2 Virginia Commonwealth (27-6) When: 7 o’clock, Monday Where: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Va. TV: ESPN Radio: None Road to the final: Drexel beat UNC-Wilmington, 59-47, in the quarterfinals... Read more

Video: Zack Rosen Leading Penn; Temple Trap?

Friday, March 2, 2012, 10:47 AM
Video: How has Zack Rosen been so successful for Penn? Is Temple worried about a trap game vs. Fordham? Is Drexel in the NCAA Tournament? CineSport's Brian Clark & the Daily News' Dick Jerardi discuss. Read more

Video: Temple vs. St. Joe's; Drexel at ODU

Friday, February 24, 2012, 11:07 AM
Video: Temple looks to sweep the Big 5 at St. Joe's, while Drexel heads to Old Dominion. Dick Jerardi of the Daily News previews both games and takes a look at the Kansas-Missouri match. Read more

Owls crack AP Top 25 poll

Monday, February 20, 2012, 2:01 PM
For the first time this season, Temple was voted into the Associated Press’ Top 25 poll The 21-5 Owls are ranked 22nd, just behind UNLV and just ahead of Indiana. The Owls have won 10 consecutive games and are facing an interesting week. They play at La Salle on Wednesday and visit Saint Joseph’s... Read more

Villanova's Wayns has sprained ligament in knee

Thursday, February 9, 2012, 12:21 PM
Villanova guard Maalik Wayns has a sprained medical collateral ligaement ligament in his left knee, the school said. Wayns did not practice yesterday and underwent an MRI exam. He was injured in Tuesday's win over Providence. “It will be a day-by-decision,” team orthopedist Dr. Rob Good... Read more

Villanova's Wayns undergoes MRI on injured knee

Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 3:57 PM
Villanova junior guard Maalik Wayns, who injured his left knee during Tuesday night’s 74-72 win over Providence at the Pavilion, underwent an MRI Wednesday morning. He is scheduled to be fully evaluated by Villanova team orthopedist Dr. Rob Good of the Main Line Health System on Thursday, and... Read more

Hawks' Kanacevic named Big 5 player of week

Monday, February 6, 2012, 3:16 PM
Saint Joseph’s sophomore forward Halil Kanacevic has been named Big 5 player of the week. Kanacevic has a career-high 18 points and 15 rebounds in the Hawks’ win over La Salle. He averaged 11 points and 12 rebounds in a 2-0 week for the Hawks. On the Big 5 men’s honor roll are: •... Read more

Video: La Salle-St. Joe's preview; Temple wary?

Friday, February 3, 2012, 12:32 PM
Video: How do La Salle and St. Joe's match up entering Saturday? Should Temple be nervous? Who's the Big 5 Player of the Year? The Daily News Dick Jerardi and CineSport's Brian Clark discuss this and more. Read more
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