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Archive: March, 2010

'Nova survives scare from Robert Morris

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 3:35 PM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – So what is it with Villanova and first-round NCAA Tournament games anyway? Last March, the Wildcats had to rally from a 14-point deficit early in the second half at the Wachovia Center against 14th-seeded American. This afternoon at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, they took... Read more

Reynolds, Fisher out of starting lineup for Villanova

Thursday, March 18, 2010, 11:49 AM
Updated After the game, Jay Wright cited issues with "game preparation" as the reason that Scottie Reynolds and Corey Fisher did not start. "I wanted to make the point," Wright said. "The values of our program are more important than a game or being a starter ... I know this... Read more

'Cats enjoy President Obama's support

Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 2:05 PM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Villanova coach Jay Wright and star guard Scottie Reynolds are quite pleased that President Obama picked the Wildcats to make the Final Four. The president picked his bracket for ESPN and his Final Four selections were released Tuesday. "I always thought he had a great basketball... Read more

Honors for Green, Allen

Tuesday, March 16, 2010, 1:32 PM
LaSalle senior Rodney Green and Temple sophomore Lavoy Allen have been named to National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 4 First Team. They are joined on the first team by Xavier's Jordan Crawford, Richmond's Kevin Anderson and Duquesne’s Damian Saunders. All are now eligible... Read more

NCAA tourney sked set for Thursday

Monday, March 15, 2010, 3:49 PM
In addition to Villanova’s game against Robert Morris, CBS3 will carry three other first-round matchups on Thursday. Following the Wildcats, which begin around 12:30 on Thursday afternoon, CBS3 will carry Richmond-Saint Mary’s (3 p.m.). In the evening, the primary games shown in the Philadelphia... Read more

Early starts for Villanova, Temple

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 9:47 PM
Villanova will play Robert Morris at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, CBS announced. Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery will handle the announcing duties from Providence, R.I. On Friday, Temple faces Cornell at 12:30 with Jim Nantz and Clark Kellogg calling the game from Jacksonville, Fla. Here are the times... Read more

West Region breakdown

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 9:10 PM
First-Round Schedule Thursday, March 18 At The Ford Center, Oklahoma City Kansas State (26-7) vs. North Texas (24-8) BYU (29-5) vs. Florida (21-12) At HP Pavilion, San Jose, Calif. Vanderbilt (24-8) vs. Murray State (30-4) Butler (28-4) vs. UTEP (26-6) Friday, March 19 At HSBC Arena, Buffalo, N.Y... Read more

East Region breakdown

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 9:05 PM
First-Round Schedule At New Orleans Arena, New Orleans Kentucky (32-2) vs. ETSU (20-14) Texas (24-9) vs. Wake Forest (19-10) At HP Pavilion, San Jose, Calif. New Mexico (29-4) vs. Montana (22-9) Marquette (22-11) vs. Washington (24-9) Friday, March 19 At HSBC Arena, Buffalo, N.Y. West Virginia (27-6)... Read more

Midwest Region breakdown

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 8:36 PM
First-round schedule Thursday, March 18 At Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, R.I. Georgetown (23-10) vs. Ohio (21-14) Tennessee (25-8) vs. San Diego State (25-8) At The Ford Center, Oklahoma City Kansas (32-2) vs. Lehigh (22-10) UNLV (25-8) vs. Northern Iowa (28-4) Friday, March 19 At The Bradley... Read more

South Region breakdown

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 8:31 PM
First-round schedule Thursday, March 18 At Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, R.I. Villanova (24-7) vs. Robert Morris (23-11) Richmond (26-8) vs. Saint Mary's, Calif. (26-5) At New Orleans Arena, New Orleans Baylor (25-7) vs. Sam Houston State (25-7) Notre Dame (23-11) vs. Old Dominion (26-8) Friday... Read more
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