Philly Hoops Insider Archive: November, 2008

Nova passes first "test"

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Some winning teams, you can judge by their statistics. Other winning teams, you can understand by watching on television. To judge at least... Read more

Owls are road warriors

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Temple, which is off to a 3-1 start for the first time since the 2000-01 team won its four, is at Buffalo Saturday. That 2000-01 team, by the... Read more

How Good Is Temple

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Temple has not played a game at home. Villanova has not played a game anywhere but home. So, making pronouncements at this stage is probably... Read more

Hoops fills up Palestra this weekend

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When Rob Kennedy of the Hoop Group conceived the Philly Hoop Group Classic, he looked at the hybrid tournament that ends at the Palestra today... Read more

Owls celebrate their Thanksgiving tradition

Thanksgiving is the time of year to pause and remember all the things one has to be thankful for. An athletic team is a family, and so, since... Read more

Changes in Atlantic 10 Tournament

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The Atlantic 10 Conference men’s basketball tournament will be broadcast on Selection Sunday on CBS beginning in 2010 and the league... Read more

Overall a decent trip for La Salle

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.In a phone conversation yesterday from the Virgin Islands, La Salle coach John Giannini sounded somewhat disappointed that his team had lost... Read more

Learning to Win

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...What La Salle needs to do now is learn how to win games. Even at 2-3, that was the lesson from the Explorers' journey to paradise. What... Read more

Villanova continues non-conference schedule in Philly Hoop Group Classic

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Villanova's 23rd-ranked hoops team continues the non-Big East portion of its schedule Tuesday night at home against Monmouth, in the second... Read more

St. Joe's readies in Maui

During my years at Saint Joseph’s, I have always prided myself on our preparation on and off the court. Keeping everyone and everything... Read more