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Archive: November, 2010

Macon sounds like Chaney

Monday, November 29, 2010, 7:00 PM
Listen to Mark Macon for a few minutes and it’s clear he has been associated with John Chaney. Macon, Temple’s all-time scoring leader with 2,609 points, brought his Binghamton University basketball team to Drexel on Sunday for a 40-point thrashing by the Dragons. In many cases, coaches... Read more

Dragons' Ruffin honored by CAA

Monday, November 29, 2010, 3:17 PM
Drexel freshman Dartaye Ruffin was named the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week, the second time he earned the award. Ruffin, a 6-8 forward, scored a career-high 14 points in Drexel’s loss at Rhode Island. He was 5-for-7 from the floor and was 4-for-5 from the line. He also had... Read more

La Salle's Murray honored by Big 5

Monday, November 22, 2010, 11:59 AM
La Salle center Aaric Murray has been named Big 5 player of the week. Murray, a sophomore, scored 20 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked a school-record nine shots in the Explorers' 79-74 win over Murray State. La Salle is 3-1. Villanova junior forward Lindsay Kimmel was named women's Big 5 player... Read more

Busy night in local college hoops

Saturday, November 20, 2010, 10:21 AM
Five of the city's basketball schools are in action tonight, including the first matchup of two city schools when Penn and Drexel face off in the Battle of 33rd Street. Here is a look at what's on tap: La Salle (2-1) vs. Morgan State (1-1) When: 3 o'clock Where: Tom Gola Arena Radio: WHAT (1340-AM) Notes:... Read more

Owls' Williams fractures foot

Thursday, November 18, 2010, 2:12 PM
Temple senior forward Craig Williams, who had just been cleared for limited practice from a fracture of the fifth metatarsal of his right foot, suffered a fracture of the fifth metatarsal of his left foot on Sunday before the Owls' victory over Toledo. Williams, who will not need surgery, is expected... Read more

Looking at today's games

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 10:00 AM
There are three games on the schedule today, all part of something bigger. La Salle and Saint Joseph's are playing in the 24-hour hoops marathon put together by ESPN. Villanova is playing in the Preseason NIT. La Salle's opponent, Baylor, is nationally ranked. ---- La Salle (1-0) at No. 16 Baylor... Read more

Playboy mag ranks 'Nova, Owls among top teams

Monday, November 15, 2010, 1:57 PM
Villanova is ranked No. 7 and Temple is ranked No. 13 in Playboy magazine's 2011 NCAA tip-off preview. Playboy predicts the top 25 teams and picks a preseason All-America team in its December issue, which is now on newsstands. Two players with Philly connections are on the team: La Salle sophomore... Read more

Video: Philly Tip-Off 2010: Who will be the MVP of the city?

Friday, November 12, 2010, 11:41 AM
Video: Who will be the college basketball MVP of the city? Dick Jerardi and Mike Kern of the Daily News go through the early candidates for MVP in Philly college hoops. Read more

Temple highlights busy tipoff night

Friday, November 12, 2010, 11:19 AM
College basketball locally is finally here with five games on the schedule tonight, including four at home. The most intruiging is Temple's home opener against Seton Hall. The Owls are ranked 22nd, the first time they open a season in the Top 25 in nearly a decade. The three-time Atlantic 10 champions... Read more

Assault charges to be filed against 'Nova's Pinkston

Thursday, November 11, 2010, 6:25 PM
Assault charges will be filed against Villanova basketball player JayVaughn Pinkston for a fight that occurred at an offcampus party early Sunday morning, police said. Pinkston will be charged with two counts each of simple assault and harassment and he is the only one facing charges as a result of... Read more
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