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Crunchy Numbers: Local hoops rankings roundup

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 3:46 PM
With the big Villanova-Temple game just over 48 hours away, here's our weekly check on where the local teams stand in the major national computer rankings. Read more

All-City All-Decade Teams: Saint Joseph's and Villanova

Tuesday, December 21, 2010, 9:30 AM
We move from Broad Street to Lancaster Avenue today, by way of the Roosevelt Expressway and City Avenue. With Saint Joseph's set to visit former Villanova assistant Pat Chambers' Boston University squad tonight, it's a good time to pick the top Hawks and Wildcats players from this decade. Saint Joseph's Jameer... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 5

Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 7:59 PM
Another reminder to post your nominations for city players of the decade here. I suppose Drexel can only get so much good luck in one week. I expected the Dragons to make a big jump in the Schuylkill 16 this week, but they were already in third place last week. Drexel closed the gap on Temple (which... Read more

Crunchy Numbers: Exam break edition

Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 3:28 PM
Remember to post your nominations for players of the decade here. Read more

Crunchy Numbers: Temple creeping up on 'Nova

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 9:07 PM
A few quiet days before a very busy stretch gets going with Villanova at Penn Wednesday night. Then I'll be at Georgetown-Temple on Thursday, Army-Navy on Saturday and Villanova-La Salle on Sunday. So stay tuned. Read more

Crunchy Numbers: Surveying the City Six

Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 5:00 PM
I had a bit of extra time to put together this week's stats roundup. So in addition to the usual table, I decided to put together some of the team statistics that stand out so far this season. I can't promise that I'm going to do this every week, but I'll try to do it a few times this season. For... Read more

Game 6: Penn 74, Lafayette 65

Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 1:49 AM
It's news enough these days that Penn won a basketball game, in this case beating Lafayette 74-65 at the Palestra. And while the Leopards did not present much of a test to Penn's offense, especially in the paint, there were still two things worth noting last night. The first is that the Quakers summoned... Read more

Live blog: La Salle at Baylor

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 7:19 AM
Time: 2:00 p.m. EST Venue: Ferrell Center, Waco, Texas TV/Radio: ESPN (Ron Franklin and Fran Fraschilla)/WHAT 1340-AM For the third year in a row, a Big 5 team is featured in a daytime slot ESPN's 24-hour college basketball marathon. Two years ago, in the inaugural marathon, Penn and Drexel tipped... Read more

This season's City Series doubleheaders

Monday, November 8, 2010, 4:40 PM
The 2010-11 college basketball season has officially arrived. The very first game is Rhode Island at Pittsburgh in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, tonight at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. In honor of the occasion, I've put together a couple of items for us to talk about. The first is this season's schedule of... Read more

Saturday scores and stats

Saturday, February 27, 2010, 11:44 AM
ITHACA, N.Y. - Greetings from courtside at Newman Arena, where Cornell can clinch at least a share of its third consecutive Ivy League championship by beating Penn. I'm tweeting from courtside, so follow along below. You'll also see updates from the Carrier Dome, where Villanova is facing Syracuse... Read more
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