Philly Hoops Insider Archive: March, 2009

8 to watch in Philly

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In 2006, the Wachovia Center hosted eight teams for first- and second-round NCAA Tournament games. In Villanova's victory over Monmouth, Randy... Read more

Look who's coming to Philly

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For the first time since 2006, Philadelphia will be at the center of March Madness. Saint Joseph’s is the host for this year’s... Read more

Temple faces Arizona State

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Temple knew it was heading back to the NCAA Tournament, but the Owls had to wait until the very last slot was announced tonight to find out... Read more

Nova to play American in Philly

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Villanova has earned a third seed and will open the NCAA Tournament against American University on Thursday at the Wachovia Center. The game... Read more

Villanova falls in Big East semifinal

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NEW YORK – So now, there’s nothing left to do for Villanova but head home and wait. Unlike last season, the Wildcats won’t... Read more

Temple knocks off Xavier, heads to A-10 final

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ATLANTIC CITY – Temple’s Dionte Christmas scored 10 of his team’s final 11 points to lead the Owls to a 55-53 upset win over... Read more

Wildcats win at buzzer

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NEW YORK – For the first time in 3 years, Villanova is in the Big East semifinals. But not before the Wildcats went through a serious... Read more

Temple downs St. Joe's to reach A-10 semifinal

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ATLANTIC CITY -- Despite one field goal from Dionte Christmas and a hobbled Lavoy Allen, Temple pinned its third defeat of the season on Saint... Read more

On tap for Villanova

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Marquette had lost its last four games, all to ranked opponents, since losing starting point guard Dominic James with a broken foot. Still... Read more

St. Joe's moves on, faces Temple

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ATLANTIC CITY -- Saint Joseph’s trailed Charlotte by 13 points midway through the first half of its Atlantic 10 Tournament first-round... Read more