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Live updates: Big East Tournament Day 2

Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 11:24 AM
NEW YORK - If you're a Villanova fan, this day stinks. If you're neutral, this day is going to be chock full of really good basketball. Here's the schedule for the day. I'll be chatting from courtside throughout the afternoon and evening, so come on in and share your thoughts on the action. Be sure... Read more

Games 33-36: Big East Tournament First Round

Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 12:30 AM
NEW YORK - One of the best weeks of the college basketball season, perhaps the best full-length week of them all, has finally arrived. Championship Week kicks into high gear today as Madison Square Garden opens its doors once again to the Big East. Fans of all 16 of the conference's schools - yes... Read more

A different kind of Big Dance

Friday, February 25, 2011, 1:12 AM
Last weekend, we saw one of the great performances by any student section in the country this season at the St. Joe's-Temple game. The Cherry Crusade's "funeral" for the Hawk rightly got national attention for its creativity, humor and depth. If you didn't see the details of it yet, watch the video... Read more

Live blog: Army vs. Navy

Saturday, December 11, 2010, 12:25 AM
Time: 2:30 p.m. EST Venue: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa. TV: CBS Get ready for the 111th edition of one of college football's most famous rivalry games by checking out the Inquirer's special preview page here. Although the game won't start until the afternoon, the famed march-on of the... Read more

Brad Stevens' basketball barricade

Sunday, December 5, 2010, 1:07 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Everyone knows about Butler coach Brad Stevens now. There have been a seemingly infinite number of stories written about what he's done, and the way he is, and how Butler has become the model mid-major program in college basketball. But there are still people on this earth... Read more

Games 9 and 10: Penn vs. Army, Duke vs. Butler

Saturday, December 4, 2010, 11:01 AM
UPDATE: Zack Rosen scored a game-high 20 points and Tyler Bernardini hit some key late three-pointers, the Quakers pulled away from Army for a 68-52 win. Here's my full story on the game. It will also be in tomorrow's Inquirer, so be sure to pick up a copy. Now it's time for the much-hyped rematch... Read more

Games 3 and 4: NIT Season Tip-Off Doubleheader

Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 4:50 AM
Game 3: Marist vs. George Washington Time: 5:30 p.m. Venue: The Pavillion, Villanova, Pa. Live video/audio: None Game 4: Boston University vs. Villanova Time: 8:00 p.m. Venue: The Pavilion, Villanova, Pa. Live video/audio: ESPN3.com/WPEN 950-AM If you're on a mobile device, you can join the chat... Read more

Paterno's quest highlights local football slate

Saturday, November 6, 2010, 7:59 AM
I wasn't able to get to the local college football coaches' luncheon this week, so I don't have any anecdotes or great storylines to share about today's games. The biggest story is well-known to all of you anyway: Joe Paterno's quest for his 400th career win as Penn State hosts Northwestern. Here... Read more

The Heisman Trophy comes to Philadelphia

Saturday, October 30, 2010, 9:38 AM
This is a relatively minor item as things go, but I thought it would be an unusual way to start off this week's local college football preview post. The Heisman Trophy Trust is in town today to present the Penn athletic department with one of the eponymous pieces of hardware. It is in honor of the... Read more

Villanova second in Big East preseason hoops poll

Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 10:14 AM
I am not in New York this year because of the baseball playoff schedule, but via the wonder of the Internet we know that Villanova has been picked second in the Big East presason media (whoops - big mistake by me) poll. Pittsburgh, with Philadelphia native Bradley Wanamaker and Chester native Nasir... Read more
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