Tuesday, August 4, 2015

A look at today's games

There are five games today involving City Six teams. Everyone plays today except for Penn, which will open its Ivy League schedule next weekend.

A look at today's games


There are five games today involving City Six teams. Everyone plays today except for Penn, which will open its Ivy League schedule next weekend.

Here is a look at today's games:


Who: No. 19 Temple (12-3, 3-0 A-10) at Duquesne (10-5, 2-0)

When: Noon

Where: Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh

TV: Comcast Network

Radio: WPHT (1210-AM)

Notes: Matchup of two of hottest teams in A-10. No. 19 Owls have won nine of 10, Dukes have won five straight . . . Ramone Moore has made major strides during his junior season, leading Temple at 15.3 points per game . . . Five Dukes average over nine points, led by 6-5 senior Bill Clark at 16.6.


Who: La Salle (8-9, 0-2 A-10) at Massachusetts (9-6, 1-1)

When: 1 o’clock

Where: Mass Mutual Center, Amherst, Mass.

Radio: WHAT (1340-AM)

Notes: Explorers blew a double-digit lead, then needed OT to beat Penn . . . La Salle is ranked 30th in NCAA at 78.3 points per game, Minutemen are 203rd, scoring 68.3 per game.


Who: Maryland (11-5) at No. 7 Villanova (15-1)

When: 1 o’clock

Where: Wells Fargo Center

TV: Channel 3

Radio: ESPN (950-AM)

Notes: No. 7 Wildcats have won 10 straight since loss to Tennessee, including sweep of Big 5 games. Backcourt trio of Corey Stokes (17.0), Corey Fisher (15.3), Maalik Wayns (13.3) lead Villanova scoring . . . Terrapins lost to Temple, 64-61, on Dec. 5, at Verizon Center in Washington. Terps’ 6-10 sophomore Jordan Williams has been a force with 17.7-point, 12.1-rebound averages.


Who: Saint Joseph’s (5-11, 0-3 A-10) at Saint Louis (5-11, 0-3)

When: 2 o’clock

Where: Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis

Notes: Hawks have dropped eight of 10, Billikens have lost five straight . . . St. Louis is near bottom nationally in scoring (61.1 PPG, 318th), rebounding (28.9 RPG, 337th).


Who: Drexel (11-4, 3-2 CAA) at William & Mary (4-12, 0-5)

When: 7 o’clock

Where: Kaplen Arena, Williamsburg, Va.

Notes: Dragons are third in nation in rebounding (42.5 rpg). Samme Givens is among nation’s best on the boards (10.7 per game), while Chris Fouch averages 17.5 points and has connected on 44 three-point field goals . . . Tribe has lost seven straight.

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