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Archive: December, 2010

Wayns: 'Now I get to brag back'

Friday, December 31, 2010, 12:26 AM
As you would expect, Jay Wright and his players faced a storm of questions after last night's 78-74 win over Temple at the Pavilion. But one fairly significant point almost got lost in the deluge: the victory gave the Wildcats the Big 5 championship. Almost the entire press conference passed before... Read more

Game 16: Temple at Villanova

Thursday, December 30, 2010, 6:13 AM
Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue: The Pavilion, Villanova, Pa. TV/Radio: ESPN2 (Scott Graham and Bill Raftery)/WPHT 1210-AM/WPEN 950-AM It's finally time to settle this thing. Which team is the best in the Big 5? We'll find out tonight. If you're on a mobile device, you can follow along and post comments by... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 7

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 7:41 PM
The fur and feathers are flying ahead of the big game at the Pavilion. We'll have live updates here on Philly.com; stay tuned for more information on that soon. 1. Villanova, 26 points - "Coach Wright did his best Jim Boeheim impression this year. Monmouth was Nova's only true road game outside... Read more

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

Your picks for City Six players of the decade

Saturday, December 25, 2010, 3:16 AM
The votes are in, and now it's time to unveil your choices for the best player of the decade from each City Six school. Perhaps not surprisingly, five of the six players you picked are guards. But our region's coaches have never been shy about playing small lineups when their stars are in the backcourt... Read more

Final all-city all-decade poll

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 11:04 AM
Okay, now it's time for you to pick the best player of this decade from each City Six school. Click here to cast your votes. Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 6

Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 6:55 PM
If you haven't yet seen my all-Decade teams for each of the City Six schools, check them out. Temple and La Salle are here, St. Joe's and Villanova are here, and Drexel and Penn are here. In the morning, I'll post a page where you'll be able to vote for the player of the decade from each school. Now... Read more

All-City All-Decade Teams: Drexel and Penn

Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 9:30 AM
UPDATE: I admit I should have put Robert Battle on Drexel's all-decade team. I overlooked him, but I got a number of emails and comments on the blog rightly pointing out his career statistics and awards. To make up for that, I'll include Battle in the voting for Drexel player of the decade. That poll... 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

All-City All-Decade Teams: Temple and La Salle

Monday, December 20, 2010, 9:30 AM
After taking your nominations throughout last week, it's now time to put together the results. Over the next three days, I'll be posting my picks for all-decade teams for each of the City Six schools. Today's teams are Temple and La Salle. Tomorrow will be Villanova and St. Joseph's, and Wednesday... 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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