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Archive: March, 2009

A-10 Tournament returning to Atlantic City

Tuesday, March 24, 2009, 1:22 PM
As Dick Jerardi reported in today's Daily News, Atlantic 10 officials decided that they liked their 3 years in Atlantic City so much that they will hold their tournament at Boardwalk Hall for 3 more years. The formal announcement announcement was made today. The A-10 opened up the tournament for... Read more

Practice times set for East Regional

Monday, March 23, 2009, 1:52 PM
If you are heading to Boston to watch Villanova in the East Regional semifinals on Thursday, you can also take in all four teams practicing on Wednesday at the TD Banknorth Garden. As the sessions were at the Wachovia Center, they are free and open to the public. Here is the rundown: Noon 12-50... Read more

No doubt, Villanova will be a tough out

Sunday, March 22, 2009, 5:08 PM
UPDATE: CBS has just revealed the game time for Thursday night and Villanova vs. Duke is scheduled for 9:57 p.m. (appoximately) as the second game in Boston. Pittsburgh plays Xavier in the first game. Announcers are Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery. It’s starting to get a little scary. OK, more... Read more

Villanova survives scare from American

Thursday, March 19, 2009, 9:56 PM
Don’t be fooled by the final score. Villanova was in deep trouble tonight at the Wachovia Center. But for the second straight March, the Wildcats came back from a double-digit second-half deficit to advance into the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Last year, they were down 18 to Clemson... Read more

Villanova-American breakdown

Thursday, March 19, 2009, 8:06 AM
VILLANOVA VS. AMERICAN NCAA East Regional First Round Tonight, 7:20 Wachovia Center TV/Radio: CBS3/ESPN (950-AM) Records: Villanova 26-7, American 24-7 History: Villanova has won all eight meetings. This is the first time the teams have met since 1993. How they got here: No. 3 seed Villanova... Read more

Vegas Vic on the Big Dance

Wednesday, March 18, 2009, 10:57 PM
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TV sets local NCAA lineup

Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 1:41 PM
In case your favorite team does not happen to be either Villanova or Temple, we thought it might help your planning to provide the TV lineup on CBS3 for the first-round games Thursday and Friday. Of course, you know CBS will be zooming all over the place to the hot game or the big story, but it always... Read more

Explorers' Partin to transfer

Monday, March 16, 2009, 2:52 PM
La Salle sophomore guard Darryl Partin has been granted his release from his scholarship and will transfer, the university announced today. Partin appeared in 50 games over two seasons. He made four starts and averaged 3.5 points per game. He is from Seattle, but played his final years of high school... Read more

NCAA tourney chat transcript

Monday, March 16, 2009, 2:29 PM
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Practice times set for Wachovia Center

Monday, March 16, 2009, 9:14 AM
The eight teams coming to Philadelphia for the NCAA Tournament will have practice sessions Wednesday at the Wachovia Center. The sessions are free and open to the public. You do not need a ticket to the games to attend the practices. Here is the practice schedule: 12 p.m. - 12:40 p.m.: Texas A&M 12:45... Read more
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