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Archive: March, 2011

NCAA tournament chat with Dick Jerardi

Sunday, March 13, 2011, 11:26 PM
Chat: Does Temple or Villanova have a better chance at advancing in the NCAA tournament? The Daily News' Dick Jerardi takes all your college basketball questions in his chat Monday at 1 p.m. On a mobile phone? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Start times and coverage for second-round NCAA games

Sunday, March 13, 2011, 10:00 PM
Here is the schedule, start times and TV coverage for the second-round games in the NCAA Tournament. This year, every game will be televised live. TV schedule and times for Thursday and Friday … THURSDAY 12:15 PM, CBS, West Virginia vs. UAB/Clemson 12:40 PM, truTV, Butler vs. Old Dominion 1:40... Read more

Villanova loving underdog role

Sunday, March 13, 2011, 7:08 PM
This NCAA Tournament will be a little different for Villanova. The Wildcats are the first team to enter the NCAA Tournament coming off five losses. They also will be the lower seed for the first time in recent memory. Villanova, the ninth seed in the East region, will face George Mason, the eighth... Read more

Seventh-seeded Owls to play Penn State

Sunday, March 13, 2011, 6:23 PM
Temple will play Penn State on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Owls are a 7 seed; Penn State is a 10 seed. The game will be played in Tucson, Ariz. Tipoff is 2:10 and the game will be shown on TNT. For the first time in 3 years, Temple did not have an automatic bid in the... Read more

Hawks pull another upset

Friday, March 11, 2011, 5:07 PM
ATLANTIC CITY - Carl Jones hit a pair of free throws with 8.2 seconds to play and Saint Joseph’s, which needed a last-day win to even reach the Atlantic 10 Tournament, upset Duquesne, 91-88, today in a quarterfinal game at Boardwalk Hall. Jones finished with 28 points, Ronald Roberts had 19... Read more

Report: 'Nova's profit was $1.5 million in 2009-10

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 6:41 PM
Villanova’s men’s basketball program made a profit of $1.5 million in the 2009-10 academic year, according to Forbes magazine. Villanova’s program brought in $7.6 million in revenue, eighth in the Big East Conference. The Wildcats’ expenses were $6.1 million, for a profit of... Read more

Jerardi's look at the A-10 tourney

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 1:42 PM
The Atlantic 10 Tournament resumes Friday in Atlantic City, with three Philly teams still alive. No. 2-seed Temple will be joined by opening-round winners La Salle and Saint Joseph's. Temple will play La Salle at 6:30. The other matchups are: Xavier vs. Dayton at noon; Saint Joseph's vs. Duquesne... Read more

Owls' Randall remains day-to-day

Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 7:03 PM
Scootie Randall, Temple’s starting swingman, remains questionable for Friday's Atlantic 10 Tournament game against La Salle in Atlantic City. Randall has missed the last five games with a foot injury. The Owls, who have lost starting forward Micheal Eric for the season with a knee injury, have... Read more

'Nova's Stokes not starting but is available

Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 6:10 PM
NEW YORK - Villanova senior guard Corey Stokes will not start in tonight's Big East Tournament game against South Florida but he is available to play and likely will make an appearance. Stokes injured his hamstring in practice on Thursday and did not play against Pitt in Villanova's regular-season... Read more

Video: Philly's March Madness

Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 12:18 PM
The Daily News' Dick Jerardi discusses the outlook for Villanova, Temple, La Salle, and St. Joe's as conference tournaments begin. Read more
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