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Archive: August, 2011

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

St. Joe's adds one player, loses another

Thursday, August 25, 2011, 5:30 PM
Saint Joseph's is losing one player and added another. Guard Evan Maschmeyer has accepted a scholarship and will be eligible to play this coming season. Maschmeyer is a 6-3 wing player from Jeffersonville High School and Jeffersonville, Ind. He averaged 15.0 points per game this past season and was... Read more

'Nova's Armwood to transfer

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 3:11 PM
Villanova junior Isaiah Armwood, a 6-8 forward, is transferring. He started all five games on the Wildcats’ recent trip to Europe, where he averaged 2.8 points and 4.0 rebounds. Last season he started seven times, and averaged 2.5 points and 3.6 boards in 17.4 minutes. Perhaps his biggest claim... Read more

Owls' Williams transfers to TCU

Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 3:48 PM
Temple senior forward Craig Williams has transferred to Texas Christian, according to the Horned Frogs web site. Williams, a 6-9, 240-pounder, redshirted last season with the Owls after suffering a preseason foot injury. He will be eligible this season for TCU. The native of Christiansted, St. Croix... Read more

'Nova ends Euro trip with loss

Sunday, August 14, 2011, 12:58 PM
Villanova ended a 1-4 European trip with an 87-54 loss Sunday to the Georgia Senior National Team at Almere, The Netherlands. Junior Dominic Cheek scored 14 points and juniors Mouphtaou Yarou and Maalik Wayns each scored nine points for the Wildcats. Villanova freshman Achraf Yacoubou scored eight... Read more

'Nova beats Israeli national team

Friday, August 12, 2011, 7:42 PM
Dominic Cheek scored 34 points and Mouphtaou Yarou had 22 points and 12 rebounds as Villanova downed Israel’s national team, 94-92, in a game played at Almere in the Netherlands. Two free throws by Yarou and one by freshman JayVaughn Pinkston in the game’s final seconds proved to be the... Read more

'Nova falls to Senegal again

Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 3:24 PM
Maalik Wayns scored 15 points but Villanova lost to Senegal’s Senior National Team for the second day in a row, 79-65, outside of Paris on Thursday afternoon. Wayns added nine rebounds and junior Mouphtaou Yarou had nine points and 11 rebounds while battling foul problems. The Wildcats led... Read more

Explorers beat Canadian national champs; 'Nova falls

Tuesday, August 9, 2011, 9:37 PM
La Salle defeated defending Canadian national champion Carleton, 66-64, on Tuesday night at Ottawa. Explorers senior Earl Pettis scored 18 points on 8-for-12 shooting, while sophomore Sam Mills shot 7-for-10 on the way to 17 points. Freshman Jerrell Wright fell just short of a double-double with 11... Read more
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