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Crunchy Numbers

Tuesday, February 1, 2011, 8:33 PM
Now that we're in February, I though it would be a good idea to switch our focus from individual accomplishments to postseason résumés. So I've put together a list of each local team's major wins and losses so far this season. Obviously the wins are weighted towards Temple and Villanova... Read more

John Giannini gets to say he told us so

Friday, January 28, 2011, 1:51 AM
When La Salle coach Dr. John Giannini benched Aaric Murray against Richmond a few weeks back, it was clear that Giannini was trying to send a message. It was not as clear, though, whether the message would get through. Perhaps now it finally has. After scoring 20 points at Rhode Island last Saturday... Read more

Game 21: Saint Joseph's vs. La Salle

Thursday, January 27, 2011, 5:38 PM
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST Venue: The Palestra, Philadelphia, Pa. Radio: WHAT 1340-AM (La Salle) This much is for sure: one team will walk out of the Palestra tonight with a Big 5 win. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow my live updates. Or follow me on Twitter by clicking here. Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 11

Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 4:15 PM
Call it a hunch, but I don't see the top line changing much for the rest of the season... 1. Villanova, 12 points (12 first-place votes) - "If there is any doubt who is the most dominant team in this fair City, Saturday's game answered the call." (Ralph Manoppello) - "Congratulations Kroger, you've... Read more

Crunchy Numbers

Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 3:59 PM
Drexel - The Dragons' defense gives up the second fewest offensive rebounds per 100 possessions in the nation, but that same unit is ranked 337th nationally in turnovers forced per 100 possessions. - Two players are ranked in the top 30 of individual defensive rebounding percentage: Daryl McCoy at... Read more

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

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

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
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Soft Pretzel Logic is Philly.com'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.

Reach Jonathan at jtannenwald@phillynews.com or 215-854-2330.

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