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Archive: March, 2012

Owls' Moore leads all-star team to win

Friday, March 30, 2012, 8:48 PM
Temple's Ramone Moore scored 15 points and had nine rebounds as his East team defeated the West, 103-99, in a college all-star game Friday at the Superdome in New Orleans. Temple’s Juan Fernandez also played for the East. “It was an all-star game, but we all wanted to come in and play... Read more

Sources: Cheek could leave 'Nova early

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 6:04 PM
Sources have confirmed Internet rumblings that junior swingman Dominic Cheek could also be leaving Villanova early for the NBA draft. The Wildcats are already losing junior lead guard Maalik Wayns, their leading scorer (17-plus points a game) and a second-team all-Big East selection. Neither Cheek... Read more

Temple's Moore, Fernandez selected to All-Star Game

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 12:03 PM
Temple's Ramone Moore and Juan Fernandez have been selected to the East team for the Reese's Division I College All-Star Game, scheduled for Friday at the Superdome in New Orleans. The game begins at 5:35 p.m. Eastern and will be shown Saturday at 1 p.m. on truTv. Twenty players were selected by... Read more

Former Drexel player becomes youngest coach in Division I

Monday, March 26, 2012, 1:27 PM
Former Drexel guard Bashir Mason has been named the head coach at Wagner College. At 28, Mason becomes the nation’s youngest Division I head coach as well as the 18th coach in school history. He spent the last two seasons as a Wagner assistant coach. “I am really excited and thankful... Read more

Atlantic 10 eyeing expansion targets

Sunday, March 25, 2012, 7:06 PM
Virginia Commonwealth, George Mason and Butler have had discussions with the Atlantic 10 about joining the league for the 2013-14 academic year, according to a report from Each school would need approval from its respective school board to move. VCU and George Mason currently belong... Read more

It's official: Wayns in NBA draft

Thursday, March 22, 2012, 1:32 PM
Villanova’s Maalik Wayns, as most figured all along, has made it official. The junior lead guard from Roman Catholic High will not be coming back for his final season of eligibility. Instead, he will keep his name in the NBA draft. “We’ve been hearing all the rumors, so there was... Read more

Wayns decides to stay in NBA draft

Wednesday, March 21, 2012, 3:26 PM
As most people assumed last week when Villanova's Maalik Wayns talked about putting his name into the NBA draft, it appears that the junior lead guard from Roman Catholic is indeed not coming back for his final season of eligibility. Wayns — a second-team all-Big East selection and the Wildcats'... Read more

Wake's Chennault wants to play closer to home

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 2:59 PM
Wake Forest sophomore point guard Tony Chennault, who played at Ss. Neumann-Goretti High, will transfer at the end of the spring semester, according to Demon Deacons coach Jeff Bzdelik. Chennault said he wanted to play closer to home. He started all 31 games for Wake this past season. Wake finished... Read more

Video: Penn's loss to Butler ends Zack Rosen's career

Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 4:50 AM
After Penn fell to Butler, 63-53, in the CBI quarterfinals at the Palestra, Penn's Zack Rosen ended a college career that made him one of the greatest athletes in the city this season. Mike Kern of the Daily News reports on the game and reflects on Rosen's legacy. Read more

Tourney Talk: Night of the Owls

Friday, March 16, 2012, 12:48 AM
Video: Mike Kern of the Daily News joins Billy Vargus on the XFINITY couch to break down Temple's NCAA tournament late-night opener against South Florida in the latest edition of Tourney Talk. Read more
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