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Archive: March, 2012

Butler coming to Palestra to face Penn

Thursday, March 15, 2012, 12:23 PM
Butler will be coming to the Palestra to face Penn on Monday night in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational tournament. Game time is 8 o'clock with coverage on HDNet. Penn advanced with a 74-63 win over Quinnipiac Wednesday night. Miles Cartwright led all scorers with 23 points... Read more

Villanova's Wayns puts name into NBA draft

Wednesday, March 14, 2012, 12:37 PM
As anticipated by most, including Villanova coach Jay Wright, Wildcats junior lead guard Maalik Wayns is going to put his name into the pool of available candidates for the NBA draft, the Daily News has learned. Villanova is expected to make an official announcement later today. That doesn't mean... Read more

Philly hoops in NCAA tournament, NIT

Monday, March 12, 2012, 2:40 PM
Video: Which Philadelphia college hoops team will play deepest in March? The Daily News' Dick Jerardi discusses the chances for St. Joe's, Temple and Drexel to advance. Read more

NCAA Tournament chat with Dick Jerardi

Sunday, March 11, 2012, 8:40 PM
Join the Daily News' Dick Jerardi as he breaks down the NCAA tournament in a live chat starting at noon on Monday, March 12. On a mobile device? Click HERE to join the chat. Read more

Fate of Drexel, Penn

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 1:26 PM
Video: Drexel could miss the NCAA Tournament despite an excellent run, and Penn was unable to claim a share of the Ivy League title. The Daily News' Dick Jerardi discusses the year in Philly college hoops and addresses the national scene. Read more

Villanova to participate in 2K Sports Classic

Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 12:08 PM
Villanova will take part in the 2K Sports Classic next November to open the season, organizers announced. The Wildcats will host regional round games Nov. 9 to 11 and then have a spot in the championship rounds Nov. 15-16 at Madison Square Garden. Purdue, Alabama and Oregon State also will host regional... Read more

Looking inside the Big East Tournament

Monday, March 5, 2012, 3:33 PM
Here is a look inside the Big East Tournament, which begins Tuesday. Villanova, the 14th seed, opens play at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday against Rutgers. We’re most looking forward to: Seeing if Syracuse can be as dominant in this tournament as it was in the regular season. Especially since what... Read more

Looking inside the A-10 Tourney

Monday, March 5, 2012, 2:16 PM
Here is a look at the Atlantic 10 Tournament, which begins Tuesday. Saint Joseph's and La Salle both open play at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Temple, the top seed, has a bye and will open play Friday in Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City. We’re most looking forward to: Seeing if three Philly teams can get to... Read more

Looking ahead to Drexel in CAA title game

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 8:04 PM
What: Colonial Athletic Association tournament championship game. Who: No. 1 Drexel (27-5) vs. No. 2 Virginia Commonwealth (27-6) When: 7 o’clock, Monday Where: Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Va. TV: ESPN Radio: None Road to the final: Drexel beat UNC-Wilmington, 59-47, in the quarterfinals... Read more

Video: Zack Rosen Leading Penn; Temple Trap?

Friday, March 2, 2012, 10:47 AM
Video: How has Zack Rosen been so successful for Penn? Is Temple worried about a trap game vs. Fordham? Is Drexel in the NCAA Tournament? CineSport's Brian Clark & the Daily News' Dick Jerardi discuss. Read more
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