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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

Big 5 welcomes five to Hall of Fame

Friday, January 21, 2011, 4:33 PM
The Big 5 Hall of Fame induction ceremony is one of my favorite events on the local college basketball calendar each year. Not only do we get to reminisce about the honorees, but there are always many past Hall of Famers on hand from each school. Today was no different. There were a few hundred people... 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

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

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
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