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Archive: June, 2011

Big East announces schedule

Thursday, June 30, 2011, 1:02 PM
The Big East has announced the home and away matchups for the 2011-12 season. The conference schedule will again include 144 regular-season games. Each of the Big East's 16 teams plays 18 conference games. Each team will play 12 opponents once and three opponents twice. Villanova will have home... Read more

Explorers to play Canadian national champs

Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 3:25 PM
The La Salle men’s basketball team will play two games against seven-time Canadian national champion Carleton University during an August trip. The Explorers also will play the University of Ottawa and the Carleton alumni during the trip from Aug. 6 to 9. The Explorers will be able to practice... Read more

Former 'Nova assistant gets head job at BU

Thursday, June 23, 2011, 12:43 PM
Former Villanova assistant basketball coach Joe Jones has been hired to replace another Wildcats assistant as head coach at Boston U. Jones, who was an assistant at Villanova from 1997-2003, replaced Pat Chambers, the new Penn State head coach. Jones comes to BU from Boston College, where he was associate... Read more

'Nova's Urgo joins Chambers at PSU

Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 4:22 PM
Villanova assistant coach Keith Urgo has been named an assistant coach at Penn State under new coach Pat Chambers. Urgo spent four years on Jay Wright's staff that included working two years with Chambers. "I worked with coach Urgo during my time at Villanova," Chambers said. "His energy, enthusiasm... Read more

NBA Draft preview chat with Dick Jerardi

Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 10:16 PM
Join Dick Jerardi of the Daily News for a live chat previewing the 2011 NBA Draft on Wednesday at noon. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow along and send in questions. Read more

Big 5 players in the first round of the NBA Draft

Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 1:17 AM
Since the NBA instituted the lottery in 1985, 18 Big 5 players have been selected in the first round. Here is a look at those players and how their post-Big 5 careers in the NBA panned out. * - denotes active player Player School Year Pick Picked by Seasons Games Points PPG Eddie Jones Temple 1994 10 L... Read more

Former 'Nova assistant Chambers new coach at PSU

Friday, June 3, 2011, 6:20 PM
Former Villanova assistant coach Pat Chambers has been named the new head basketball coach at Penn State. Chambers has been the head coach at Boston University the past 2 years. The BU website first confirmed the hiring. Chambers, of Episcopal Academy and Philadelphia University, replaces Ed DeChellis... Read more
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