Monday, April 27, 2015

Saint Joseph's

Villanova's Darrun Hilliard named Big 5 Player of the Year

Monday, March 23, 2015, 3:51 PM
Although Villanova's season ended in disappointing fashion, the Wildcats' overall success got some deserved recognition on Monday. 'Nova guard Darrun Hilliard was named Big 5 Player of the Year, and backcourt partner Ryan Arcidiacono was also named to the all-Big 5 first team. Phil Booth won Rookie... Read more

Saint Joseph's picked 8th in Atlantic 10 preseason poll, La Salle 7th

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 10:08 AM
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - It's no secret that Saint Joseph's lost a lot when Halil Kanacevic, Langston Galloway and Ronald Roberts Jr. left City Ave. last spring. And the Hawks lost even more earlier this month when Papa Ndao was ruled out for the season due to health issues. On Tuesday, we learned what the... Read more

2014 NCAA women's basketball tournament TV schedule on ESPN and ESPN2

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 8:25 AM
Here's the complete schedule of games, tip times and broadcasters for this year's NCAA women's basketball tournament. All games will be shown on ESPN or ESPN2, as well as online via WatchESPN.com. Subregional and regional take place Saturday through Tuesday for the first two weeks of the tournament... Read more

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

Phil Martelli: 'If it's the hardest thing they face, they've lived a blessed life'

Friday, March 21, 2014, 2:07 PM
Phil Martelli, Halil Kanacevic and Langston Galloway of Saint Joseph's met the press after Thursday night's heartbreaking overtime loss to Connecticut in the NCAA tournament. Here's the transcript of their remarks, courtesy of ASAP Sports. COACH MARTELLI: We have a message on the wall in our locker... Read more

Phil Martelli: 'This team was better prepared' than Jameer Nelson's in 2004

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 2:56 PM
As we await Saint Joseph's vs. Connecticut, here's what the Hawks had to say at their press conference Wednesday in Buffalo. Phil Martelli, Halil Kanacevic, Langston Galloway and Ronald Roberts Jr. were on the podium. The transcript is courtesy of ASAP Sports. Q. If you could just speak to the maturity... Read more

CBS’ Bill Raftery excited to call Villanova, St. Joe’s in NCAA tournament

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 4:22 PM
There’s never a bad time to talk college hoops with CBS and Fox Sports analyst Bill Raftery. But I must admit that after interviewing him and Verne Lundquist during Championship Week, I thought that was all I’d need for a while. Then Selection Sunday happened. Villanova and Saint Joseph’s... Read more

Here's my 2014 NCAA tournament bracket

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:25 AM
As some of you know, we are nearing the end of the final season of MidMajority.com, one of the best college basketball sites of all time. It has become a thing among the MidMajority community to stop doing bracket predictions, and I've come around to that view in recent years. I'd much rather sit... Read more

Video: Will a Villanova-St. Joe's NCAA tournament game happen?

Monday, March 17, 2014, 2:06 PM
How likely is a Villanova-Saint Joseph's matchup in the third round of the NCAA tournament? The Inquirer's Joe Juliano offers his take in a video chat with CineSport's Justin Shackil. Read more
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