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Villanova's Wayns has sprained ligament in knee

Thursday, February 9, 2012, 12:21 PM
Villanova guard Maalik Wayns has a sprained medical collateral ligaement ligament in his left knee, the school said. Wayns did not practice yesterday and underwent an MRI exam. He was injured in Tuesday's win over Providence. “It will be a day-by-decision,” team orthopedist Dr. Rob Good... Read more

Villanova's Wayns undergoes MRI on injured knee

Wednesday, February 8, 2012, 3:57 PM
Villanova junior guard Maalik Wayns, who injured his left knee during Tuesday night’s 74-72 win over Providence at the Pavilion, underwent an MRI Wednesday morning. He is scheduled to be fully evaluated by Villanova team orthopedist Dr. Rob Good of the Main Line Health System on Thursday, and... Read more

Hawks' Kanacevic named Big 5 player of week

Monday, February 6, 2012, 3:16 PM
Saint Joseph’s sophomore forward Halil Kanacevic has been named Big 5 player of the week. Kanacevic has a career-high 18 points and 15 rebounds in the Hawks’ win over La Salle. He averaged 11 points and 12 rebounds in a 2-0 week for the Hawks. On the Big 5 men’s honor roll are: •... Read more

Video: La Salle-St. Joe's preview; Temple wary?

Friday, February 3, 2012, 12:32 PM
Video: How do La Salle and St. Joe's match up entering Saturday? Should Temple be nervous? Who's the Big 5 Player of the Year? The Daily News Dick Jerardi and CineSport's Brian Clark discuss this and more. Read more

Owls' Jackson, Penn's Maloney in Big 5 Hall of Fame

Thursday, February 2, 2012, 2:00 PM
Temple's Marc Jackson and Penn's Matt Maloney will be inducted in the Big 5 Hall of Fame on Feb. 21 at the Palestra. The 2012 class was announced today and includes three women's players: La Salle's Kelly Greenberg, Villanova's Jenn Beisel and Saint Joseph's Melissa Coursey. Read more

Video: Temple vs. St. Joseph's: Big 5 Rivalry

Friday, January 27, 2012, 12:34 PM
Video: Saturday brings a heated matchup between St. Joe's and Temple. Which Atlantic 10 team can make a run to the Sweet 16? CineSport's Noah Coslov and the Daily News' Dick Jerardi discuss. Read more

Wayns, Bernardini honored by Big 5

Monday, January 23, 2012, 3:31 PM
Villanova junior guard Maalik Wayns and Penn senior guard Tyler Bernardini have been named Big 5 co-players of the week. Wayns scored 25 points and had seven assists in a win over Seton Hall and had 28 points in a win at St. John’s. Bernardini scored 24 points and had six rebounds in the Quakers’... Read more

Video: Philadelphia Big 5 battles

Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 9:45 AM
Video: La Salle could make a statement with a win over Temple, while Penn faces St. Joe's in their final Big 5 matchup. The Daily News' Dick Jerardi and CineSport's Brian Clark discuss the Philadelphia Big 5 matchups. Read more

La Salle, Temple, St. Joe's hit the road

Friday, January 13, 2012, 10:56 AM
Video: All six Philadelphia hoops teams are on the road Saturday. La Salle has a particularly tough road test at Dayton. The Daily News' Dick Jerardi discusses the unusual all-road schedule for the Philly teams. Read more

Temple vs. Duke spotlights Philly hoops

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 2:40 PM
Temple's matchup with Duke is the biggest game in a busy week on the local college hoops scene. Dick Jerardi of the Daily News previews the game and discusses Villanova's upcoming game with Syracuse in a chat with Cinesport's Tara Petrolino. Read more
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