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Archive: January, 2011

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 10

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 9:00 AM
It's Wednesday, which means there's another great selection of stories for you to read in today's papers. In the Inquirer, Joe Juliano wonders whether Penn's Big 5 losing streak will end this season; Kevin Tatum reflects on Fran Dunphy's growth as a coach since moving from Penn to Temple; and Ray... Read more

Game 19: Penn at Temple

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 6:26 AM
Time: 7:30 p.m. Venue: The Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pa. Radio: WPEN 950-AM (no TV) If you're on a mobile device, click HERE to follow along and post comments. Read more

Crunchy Numbers

Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 9:02 PM
Before we get to the weekly stats roundup, there is breaking news: Christian Standhardinger will not be transferring to La Salle. The move was announced this morning, but in the evening La Salle put out a statement saying it would not happen. “Christian has recently been made aware of a personal... Read more

Fisher: Young Wildcats learned a lesson

Saturday, January 15, 2011, 9:45 PM
Fisher: Young Wildcats learned a lesson Jay Wright came into his postgame press conference Saturday not sure of what he was going to tell his players in the locker room afterward. Corey Fisher ended up writing Wright's speech for him. "I've been through that," Fisher said after he led Villanova... Read more

Video: Second-half rally lifts 'Nova to win

Saturday, January 15, 2011, 9:40 PM
Video: Villanova's 19-0 second-half rally lifted them over Maryland, 74-66, Saturday afternoon. The Inquirer's Joe Juliano and's Jonathan Tannenwald report from the Wells Fargo Center. Read more

Game 18: Maryland at Villanova

Saturday, January 15, 2011, 12:47 AM
Time: 1:00 p.m. EST Venue: The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Radio: CBS (Verne Lundquist and Clark Kellogg)/WPEN 950-AM It may be a break from Big East action for the Wildcats, but it's certainly no vacation. Maryland almost beat Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium last weekend, and Jordan Williams... Read more

Live updates on tonight's hoops action

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 7:34 PM
With three games going on at the same time tonight, it won't be easy to keep track of them all at once. But you can do so right here, as Inquirer reporters will be on Twitter updating all the action. Follow along below. Here's the schedule: Penn at La Salle Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue: Tom Gola Arena TV/Radio:... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 9

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 5:20 PM
Things have been a bit slow on the local hoops landscape lately, but the pace is going to pick up quickly starting tonight. I'm sure you've already seen today's Inquirer and Daily News, but in case you haven't, the Inquirer has turned today's Page 2 over to college basketball. This will be a weekly... Read more

Crunchy Numbers

Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 8:40 PM
As I did last week, here's a sampling of interesting stats about each of the local teams. All numbers and definitions come from Ken Pomeroy, and are as of Tuesday night. Drexel - The Dragons rank third in the nation in offensive rebounding percentage given up, and 332nd in free throw percentage... Read more

Giannini: Murray benching will spark La Salle 'rebound'

Sunday, January 9, 2011, 10:02 AM
The message from Dr. John Giannini after La Salle's 87-68 loss to Richmond yesterday seemed counter-intuitive. "Today's result, together with some other decisions I've made, will really cause us to rebound," the Explorers' coach said. "I think we're going to play really well from here... Read more
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Soft Pretzel Logic is's college sports blog, with a primary focus on the University of Pennsylvania. You'll also see coverage of the Big 5, other major college sports events in the region, and the annual Penn Relays track and field meet.

Jonathan Tannenwald Staff Writer
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