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Atlantic 10 signs new television deals for basketball with ESPN, CBS and NBC

Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 1:39 PM
UPDATE: The Big 5 schedule at the bottom of the post has been corrected. Apologies for the initial error. The Atlantic 10 announced Tuesday morning that it has signed an extensive set of television broadcast deals with ESPN, CBS and NBC. They will all start in the 2013-14 season and run through the... Read more

Penn's Zack Rosen wins Big 5 Player of the Year

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 3:55 PM
When Zack Rosen got to Penn four years ago, his potential as a program leader became clear almost right away. But few people, if anyone, could have forseen at that point just how extraordinary Rosen's career on 33rd Street would be. Rosen never made it to college basketball's version of the promised... Read more

Four postseason games in the city Wednesday night

Sunday, March 11, 2012, 9:24 PM
The NIT schedule is out, and Drexel, La Salle and St. Joe's will all play first-round home games Wednesday night. Combined with Penn's participation in the CBI, it means that there will be four games going on simultaneously across the city. The NIT matchups are as follows: 3. La Salle vs. 6. Minnesota... Read more

Big 5 Hall of Fame class announced

Thursday, February 2, 2012, 1:34 PM
I know I haven't been the only person wondering when the Big 5 Hall of Fame class would finally be announced. The news finally came down Thursday afternoon. This year's class is: - Marc Jackson, Temple - Matt Maloney, Penn - Kelly Greenberg, La Salle (later coached at Penn) - Jenn Beisel, Villanova -... Read more

Video: Saint Joseph's-Penn postgame reactions

Sunday, January 22, 2012, 3:18 AM
Below, you'll find clips from Jerome Allen, Zack Rosen, Tyler Bernardini and Phil Martelli in their postgame press conferences after Penn's 84-80 win over Saint Joseph's at the Palestra. But first, a few thoughts from me. For the record, a total of 17,444 fans attended games at the Palestra on Saturday... Read more

Surveying the city with Joe Lunardi

Saturday, January 21, 2012, 4:38 PM
Before the Temple-Maryland game Saturday morning at the Palestra, I spent a few minutes chatting with Joe Lunardi about postseason scenarios for the city’s teams and leagues. It is getting to be that time of year where the ESPN.com. bracketologist and St. Joe’s radio analyst is quite busy... Read more

Video: St. Joe's win gives Martelli school record

Thursday, December 29, 2011, 3:10 AM
Saint Joseph's pummeled Morgan State, 81-50, at Hagan Arena, and gave coach Phil Martelli his school-record 310th career win in charge of the Hawks. Marc Narducci of the Inquirer and Dick Jerardi of the Daily News break down the game, and reflect on Martelli's place among the pantheon of great coaches... Read more

An end-of-the-season Schuylkill 16

Friday, April 8, 2011, 4:35 PM
Now that college basketball has left us for another year, I figured it would be a good idea to give you all one more chance to comment on how the season played out. So here one last edition of the Schuylkill 16. Do you agree with the rankings? Have your say in the comments. 1. Temple, 9 points (9... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 18

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 4:07 PM
As we get set to tip off the NCAA Tournament tonight, here's your take on how the local teams stack up against each other. One last reminder to make your selections in Philly.com's NCAA Tournament Pick'Em contest. You can join the Soft Pretzel Logic readers group by clicking here. 1. Temple, 20 points -... Read more

Local coaches make their Final Four picks

Monday, March 14, 2011, 8:29 PM
Local coaches make their Final Four picks This time of year is full of rituals. One of my favorites comes on the morning after Selection Sunday, when all six local Division I men's basketball coaches gather at the Palestra for a breakfast fundraiser to benefit Coaches vs. Cancer. No one will ever... Read more
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