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Johnson transferring from 'Nova

Wednesday, November 7, 2012, 3:33 PM
Ty Johnson, a 6-3 sophomore point guard, is transferring from Villanova. Last season he averaged 3.3 points in 17.7 minutes a game, making nine starts after breaking his foot in the summer. He also had 65 assists, which was second on the team. But it was becoming apparent that playing time might... Read more

Wildcats release 2012-13 schedule

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 1:14 PM
Villanova released its schedule on Wednesday. The Wildcats will play three Big East games at the Wells Fargo Center. Here is the schedule: 11/01/12: Carleton University, TBA 11/09/12: District of Columbia, TBA 11/11/12: Marshall, TBA 11/15/12: vs. Purdue in New York, 9:30 p.m. 11/16/12: 2K Sports... Read more

Hawks to play Notre Dame in tourney

Thursday, September 13, 2012, 3:54 PM
Saint Joseph’s will play Notre Dame in the championship round of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic on Nov. 16. at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. In the second game of the doubleheader, BYU will play Florida State. There will be a title game and consolation game on Nov. 17. The games will... Read more

Big East hoops hurt by Irish defection

Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 7:06 PM
Why not just move the ACC Tournament to Madison Square Garden and be done with it? In the holy name of football money, Big East basketball has been raided again. Likely starting in the 2013-14 season, the league will have quite a different look. And not a particularly good one. On Wednesday, it was... Read more

Temple, Saint Joseph's, La Salle release 2012-13 basketball schedules

Thursday, September 6, 2012, 2:11 PM
Teams across the Atlantic 10 are announcing their basketball schedules today. So far Temple and Saint Joseph's have released their slates. The Owls have a number of big games. Their non-conference schedule includes neutral-site games against Duke at the Izod Center and Syracuse at Madison Square Garden... Read more

North Jersey player recommits to Temple

Monday, August 27, 2012, 2:18 PM
Josh Brown, a 6-2 guard from St. Anthony High School in Jersey City, has recommitted to Temple. In June, Brown, who’s considered one of the better prospects in his country at the position, had reopened his recruitment process. But Monday afternoon he held a news conference to announce that he... Read more

'Nova lands power forward Jenkins for Class of 2013

Sunday, August 26, 2012, 4:17 PM
Villanova’s basketball program has received its first verbal commitment for the Class of 2013. Kris Jenkins, a 6-5, 250-pound power forward from Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C., broke the news Sunday afternoon on a radio show down there. He didn’t play much in this summer’s... Read more

Explorers release non-conference schedule

Monday, August 20, 2012, 3:35 PM
La Salle’s men’s basketball team will open its season against Delaware on Nov. 10 at Tom Gola Arena. La Salle’s first-ever basketball opponent was against Delaware on Dec. 12, 1931. The Explorers, coming off a 21-win season and an NIT appearance, also will begin a series with Penn... Read more

Hawks land power forward from PET

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 7:16 PM
BY TED SILARY Daily News Staff Writer There was a 66.67-percent chance that Jai Williams would wind up playing his college basketball in Philadelphia. That number is now 100. The 6-8, 240-pound Williams, a rising senior and power forward at Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter, Monday... Read more

Sources: 'Nova could land guard

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 4:39 PM
While nothing is official yet, it appears that Villanova could be getting close to adding another basketball player to its roster. Sources familiar with the situation have indicated that 6-4 guard Mislav Brzoja, of Croatia, could be joining the Wildcats by the time classes start late next month. He... Read more
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