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Archive: February, 2011

Video: Temple loses another player, but beats St. Joe's

Sunday, February 20, 2011, 11:25 PM
Losing Scootie Randall wasn't enough to keep the Temple Owls from beating the Saint Joseph's Hawks, 66-52, at the Liacouras Center. Lavoy Allen broke the all-time record for rebounds in the game.'s Dave Isaac recaps the action with Bernard Fernandez of the Daily News. Read more

Today's college hoops games

Saturday, February 19, 2011, 12:03 PM
Three local college basketball games on the docket today. Who: Villanova (20-6, 8-5 Big East) at DePaul (7-18, 1-12) When: Noon Where: Allstate Arena; Rosemont, Ill. TV: 6ABC Radio: ESPN (950-AM)<QA0> Notes: Wildcats have won at least 20 games for a seventh consecutive season, the best... Read more

Magee a finalist for Basketball Hall of Fame

Friday, February 18, 2011, 9:16 AM
With 921 victories and counting, Philadelphia University basketball coach Herb Magee was named Friday as a finalist for the Basketball Hall of Fame. It was a very Philadelphia Final 12 with Magee, Cheeks and retired Villanova professor and referee Hank Nichols. Along with previous finalists Chris... Read more

Video: Temple rolls over Richmond

Friday, February 18, 2011, 12:57 AM
Video: Micheal Eric will miss the rest of the season, but Thursday night the Temple Owls did just fine without him, beating the Richmond Spiders for sole possession of second place in the A-10. The Daily News' Mike Kern discuss and's Dave Isaac discuss. Read more

Owls' Eric out for season

Thursday, February 17, 2011, 12:19 PM
Temple starting forward Michael Eric is out for the season with a fractured right patella, the school announced Thursday night. Eric injured his right knee at practice on Tuesday. The 6-11 junior averaged 7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.6 blockes in 20 minutes per game. Starting center Lavoy Allen missed... Read more

Video: Temple-Richmond Preview

Thursday, February 17, 2011, 11:46 AM
Video: CineSport's Noah Coslov turns to Dick Jerardi of the Daily News for a preview of Thursday's Temple-Richmond showdown at the Liacouras Center. Read more

Bracket Busters won't help Drexel

Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 2:55 PM
They host the Kent State Golden Flashes on Friday night in what ESPN is calling a “bracket buster” game (ESPNU will televise), but that is somewhat misleading. It should fairly evident by now that the only way the Drexel Dragons are getting into the NCAA Tournament is to somehow get hot... Read more

Chat college hoops with Jerardi

Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 4:47 AM
Dick Jerardi will chat for the Hot Button about college basketball on Wednesday beginning at noon. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and send in questions. Read more

'Nova faces questions heading into March

Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 12:26 PM
I don’t know how Villanova’s season is going to play out. I do know that a few weeks ago, a lot of folks had the Wildcats making some kind of extended run in the NCAA Tournament. And it still might happen, just because. But things have obviously changed. Simply look at the Big East standings... Read more

Owls' Moore named Big 5 Player of Week

Monday, February 14, 2011, 12:15 PM
Temple junior guard Ramone Moore has been named Big 5 Player of the Week. Moore, of Southern High, averaged 24 points, 5 rebounds, and 3.5 assists in a 2-0 week for the Owls. Moore scored a game-high 22 points in a win over Fordham. He followed that up with a game-high 26 points and a career-high 9... Read more
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