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Archive: July, 2012

Hawks land power forward from PET

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 7:16 PM
BY TED SILARY Daily News Staff Writer There was a 66.67-percent chance that Jai Williams would wind up playing his college basketball in Philadelphia. That number is now 100. The 6-8, 240-pound Williams, a rising senior and power forward at Philadelphia Electrical & Technology Charter, Monday... Read more

Sources: 'Nova could land guard

Tuesday, July 31, 2012, 4:39 PM
While nothing is official yet, it appears that Villanova could be getting close to adding another basketball player to its roster. Sources familiar with the situation have indicated that 6-4 guard Mislav Brzoja, of Croatia, could be joining the Wildcats by the time classes start late next month. He... Read more

'Nova to play Purdue in tourney

Thursday, July 26, 2012, 12:39 PM
Villanova will play Purdue in the 2K Sports Classic on Nov. 15 at Madison Square Garden. In the other semifinal of the tournament, Alabama will play Oregon State. The consolation game and championship game will be played Nov. 16. The semifinals and title game will be shown on ESPN2. The consolation... Read more

Former Quaker Archibong to play at Olympics

Monday, July 9, 2012, 12:35 PM
Former Penn basketball player Koko Archibong will participate in the Summer Olympics as a member of the Nigeria basketball team. Archibong is believed to be the first Penn basketball player to play in the Olympics, according to the university. Archibong was a 4-year letterwinner and started 99 games... Read more
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