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Archive: March, 2010

Villanova faces Robert Morris

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 6:38 PM
Villanova’s quest to return to the Final Four begins Thursday when the surprisingly second-seeded Wildcats take on 15th-seeded Robert Morris in the first round of the South Region of the NCAA Tournament in Providence, R.I. Robert Morris (21-11) won the Northeast Conference Tournament. The winner... Read more

Temple to open with Cornell in tourney

Sunday, March 14, 2010, 6:30 PM
Atlantic 10 Tournament champion Temple earned a 5 seed and will open NCAA Tournanent play against 12th-seeded Cornell at 12:30 on Friday at Jacksonville, Fla. And for Temple coach Fran Dunphy, the opposing coach will be a familiar face. Cornell is coached by Steve Donahue, who was an assistant coach... Read more

Mike Kern chats college hoops

Thursday, March 11, 2010, 2:57 PM
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Hoyas stun Syracuse in Big East quarterfinals

Thursday, March 11, 2010, 2:09 PM
If Villanova defeats Marquette this afternoon (2:30) in a Big East Tournament quarterfinal, the Wildcats would play Georgetown in Friday's semifinals. Georgetown knocked off top-seeded Syracuse, 91-84, in today's first quarterfinal at Madison Square Garden. Villanova split with Georgetown during... Read more

Villanova to play Marquette

Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 4:33 PM
Villanova will play Marquette in Thursday's Big East quarterfinals at 2:30 at Madison Square Garden. Marquette advanced with a victory over St. John's this afternoon. Villanova defeated Marquette, 74-72, on Jan. 2 in Milwaukee. The teams played a week later and Villanova won again, 78-76. Read more

'Nova dropping, Owls rising in poll

Monday, March 8, 2010, 2:33 PM
Villanova keeps dropping and Temple keeps rising in the Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll that was released today. Villanova (24-6) dropped from ninth to 10, while the Owls (26-5) went from 20th to 17th. Villanova opens play in the Big East Tournament at 2:30 on Thursday and Temple's... Read more

NCAA Field of 65, updated

Wednesday, March 3, 2010, 7:19 AM
Dick Jerardi’s projected NCAA Tournament field, which includes changes since publication last week. Selection Sunday is March 14. AMERICA EAST (1): Boston University ATLANTIC 10 (3): Temple, Xavier, Richmond. OUT: Rhode Island. ATLANTIC COAST (7): Duke, Maryland, Wake Forest, Florida State... Read more

Villanova drops to No. 9; Temple stays at No. 20

Monday, March 1, 2010, 1:03 PM
Following its loss to Syracuse, Villanova has dropped two spots to No. 9 in the latest Associated Press poll released today. Villanova fell from No. 8 to No. 9 in the USA Today/ESPN coaches poll. That is the lowest the Wildcats have been ranked this season. Villanova (23-5) travels to Cincinnati on... Read more
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