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Atlantic 10 commissioner Bernadette McGlade: Palestra in play to host basketball tournament

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 11:47 AM
After a few days of advance rumors, the Atlantic 10 and Atlantic Coast Conference formally announced Wednesday morning news that many had seen coming. The A-10 tournament will leave the Barclays Center after the 2016 season, a year before its current contract ends, so that the ACC can host its tournament... Read more

Villanova's James Bell, Penn's Alyssa Baron win Big 5 Player of the Year honors

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 11:56 AM
Big 5 honors for the 2013-14 season were announced Tuesday. It comes as little surprise that the Players of the Year are Villanova's James Bell on the men's side and Penn's Alyssa Baron on the women's side. Congrats to both of them, and to all of this season's honorees. Here's the full list: Men's... Read more

Big East, Atlantic 10 and American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournaments TV schedule

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 9:26 PM
Here's how to watch the conference tournaments involving Philadelphia's teams during Championship Week. I'll update this post as more seeds are finalized, and throughout the tournaments as teams advance. Big East All games at Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y. Wednesday, March 12 7:00 p.m.:... Read more

2014 Big 5 Hall of Fame class announced

Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 10:44 AM
This year's Philadelphia Big 5 Hall of Fame class has been announced. I'm pretty sure you will be familiar with the honorees: former Saint Joseph's sharpshooter Pat Carroll, former Penn guard Michael Jordan, former La Salle forward Crista Ricketts, and longtime college basketball writer Dick Weiss... Read more

Fan info for College GameDay, Temple-La Salle at the Palestra

Monday, January 13, 2014, 1:20 PM
This coming Saturday is one of the most anticipated dates on the Philadelphia college basketball calendar, as the Palestra finally gets to host ESPN's College GameDay. The show will precede a twinbill on 33rd Street, as La Salle faces Temple and Penn faces Saint Joseph's. Both games have some tickets... Read more

A few minutes with Joe Lunardi

Thursday, December 19, 2013, 9:15 PM
One of the side benefits to covering the Drexel-St. Joe's game Wednesday night was catching up with Joe Lunardi, the ESPN.com bracketologist who also does color commentary on the Hawks' radio broadcasts. As often happens during our chats, we bounced around a bunch of local and national subjects. Here's... Read more

This season’s Big 5 TV schedule and unofficial doubleheaders

Friday, November 8, 2013, 3:40 PM
I always intend to do this every year, and more often than not I forget. I remembered this time, even if it was just a few hours before the start of the season. Here’s the schedule of all of this season’s Big 5 City Series games and how you can (or can’t, in a few cases) watch them... Read more

ESPN's College GameDay coming to the Palestra for Temple-La Salle

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 11:19 AM
The day Big 5 fans have long hoped to see is finally coming. ESPN is bringing its "College GameDay" show to the Palestra on Saturday, January 18 for the Temple-La Salle game. That means a two-hour morning show live from 33rd Street: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on ESPNU, and 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on ESPN. The... Read more

Temple, La Salle in ESPN's college hoops Tip-Off Marathon

Monday, August 12, 2013, 10:06 AM
We already knew that Temple will host Kent State on November 11, and that La Salle will host Quinnipiac on November 12. We now know the tip times for those games - and that both games will be on national television. That's right. Both games will be part of this year's college basketball tip-off marathon... Read more

Live chat transcript: La Salle's NCAA tournament run ends with 72-58 loss to Wichita State in Sweet 16

Thursday, March 28, 2013, 3:20 AM
La Salle's storybook run through the NCAA tournament came to a crashing halt early Friday morning. The Explorers were decisively beaten in the Sweet 16 by Wichita State, 72-58. Wichita State was just too good. Gregg Marshall had his team ready to shut down La Salle at the perimeter, and on offense... Read more
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