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Archive: November, 2009

Drexel loses, and the week ahead

Sunday, November 29, 2009, 9:05 PM
Drexel ended the Legends Classic with a 61-54 loss to Cornell on Sunday. The Dragons battled to take the lead late in the game after a rough start that saw them go 7 minutes from the opening tip without a field goal. In the second half, Drexel shot 68.2 percent and finally took its first lead, 54-52... Read more

3-1 Explorers look to improve

Monday, November 23, 2009, 9:00 PM
We are on the way back from the Charleston Classic. I have never been to Charleston before and would love to go back to enjoy it more. Our team played a strong first half against a very good South Carolina team before they outplayed us in the second half. I would be surprised if they are not an NCAA... Read more

La Salle earns narrow victory

Sunday, November 22, 2009, 3:01 PM
Rodney Green made four free throws in the final 46 seconds and Tulane missed two shots in the final seconds as La Salle earned a 61-59 victory in the fifth-place game of the Charleston Classic on Sunday. Kimmani Barrett finished with 14 points and Green had 13 for LaSalle, which went 2-1 at the tournament... Read more

Big weekend for Owls

Friday, November 20, 2009, 6:00 AM
It will be a “Super Saturday” for Temple athletics as the bowl-bound Temple Football Owls, who have won eight straight games, takes on Kent State at Lincoln Financial Field in their regular-season finale, while our basketball team takes on a talented Siena squad that is on the cusp of breaking... Read more

Villanova rallies to nip George Mason

Thursday, November 19, 2009, 5:25 PM
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Freshman Isaiah Armwood hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 17 seconds left, rallying fifth-ranked Villanova past George Mason, 69-68, Thursday, in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. Armwood won it for the Wildcats (3-0) with his only shot of the game. He played just 4 minutes and came... Read more

Villanova's Big 5 dominance

Tuesday, November 17, 2009, 12:42 PM
Is Villanova ever going to lose another Big 5 game? The Wildcats have now won 19 of their last 20 City Series matchups after last night's 103-65 victory over Penn. The Quakers have lost their lost seven meetings to Villanova. With 7 minutes remaining, the lead was 48. The biggest margin of victory... Read more

La Salle signs guard

Monday, November 16, 2009, 2:19 PM
La Salle has added another highly regarded guard to its recruiting class with the signing of point guard Sam Mills. He will begin play in the 2010-11 season. The 6-2 Mills is from Cardinal Gibbons High in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and is rated as a four-star recruit by According to the site... Read more

Drexel preps for early tipoff

Monday, November 16, 2009, 9:20 AM
Last season we had "Brunch with Bruiser" when Drexel hosted Penn at 10 a.m. on a weekday. Tomorrow, it's "Breakfast with Bruiser" when the Dragons play at Niagara at 8 a.m. This is not a misprint. The game is part of an ESPN hoops marathon. For really early risers, Monmouth plays... Read more

City Series play begins Monday

Sunday, November 15, 2009, 2:58 PM
Penn is at Villanova on Monday night as the 55th season of City Series play begins. One of the highlights of the season will occur on a court, but will not involve a game. On Jan. 29, 2010 at the Palestra, John Chaney, Rollie Massimino and Speedy Morris will all be inducted into the Big 5 Hall... Read more
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