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Archive: November, 2009

Drexel beats Penn; Temple routs Ball State

Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 11:17 PM
Drexel 58, Penn 49: Box score | Enhanced box score | Inquirer recap | Daily News recap | AP recap Temple 66, Ball State 46: Box score | Enhanced box score | Inquirer recap | Daily News recap | AP recap Links to Daily News recaps will be added when I get them. Yes, Penn and Drexel really did shoot... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 12

Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 8:57 PM
I want to run through this quckly so we can get on to other stuff. In addition to the results below, Ursinus beat Kean in the Division III ECAC Southeast Bowl last week, and Delaware Valley will host Albright in the second round of the Division III playoffs on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. 17. Penn State... Read more

Hoop Night

Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 6:11 PM
I'm stuck at the office tonight, but since the Drexel-Penn game is on TV I'll do some live commentary off the broadcast. Plus there's Maryland-Cincinnati in the Maui Invitational, and we can talk about whatever else is on your mind. Read more

Big names available in Union expansion draft

Monday, November 23, 2009, 8:47 PM
The press release with the list of players available to the Philadelphia Union in Wednesday's expansion draft just landed in my inbox. As I understand the draft rules, the key thing to know is that the Union can only take one player from each team. The rest of the rules pertain to which players can... Read more

Is Temple the 17th-best team in the nation?

Sunday, November 22, 2009, 9:22 PM
Temple is up to 32 points in this week's AP football poll. That's the equivalent of 29th place. They also got 17 points in the coaches' poll and 48 points in the Harris poll. Breaking down the AP balloting, the Owls gained a vote from CBS College Sports play-by-play announcer Tom Hart (he called the... Read more

Penn wins the Ivy League title

Sunday, November 22, 2009, 12:18 AM
Football: Penn 34, Villanova 0 | Temple 47, Kent State 13 | Villanova 30, Delaware 12 (And let's not forget Delaware Valley's 66-7 blowout of Susquehanna in the Division III playoffs.) Basketball: Temple 73, Siena 69 | Delaware 97, Penn 94 (2 OT) Below, you'll find audio of the Penn football team's... Read more

Live college football chat

Saturday, November 21, 2009, 1:07 PM
It's a spectacular day to be outdoors, isn't it? I figure most of you are at the Linc, Villanova Stadium or here with me at Franklin Field. If I had the choice, I think I'd most like to be at the Temple game. But I'm covering Cornell-Penn for the Inquirer, so at least I get to hear the bands play... Read more

Why Temple? 'The ACC stinks'

Friday, November 20, 2009, 3:52 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. - I'm on a train back to Philadelphia, and am doing a bit of work in a cafe car full of Yale alums en route to New Haven for The Game tomorrow. (You think I'm kidding. I'm not. One of them is a former player. I'm trying to decide whether to tell the rest how bad their team is this... Read more

Profiting from Isaiah

Thursday, November 19, 2009, 9:17 PM
Updated after the La Salle-South Carolina game. See below. WASHINGTON - Let me start by saying that I missed both the Villanova and Penn State games this afternoon. I had the nerve to step away from sports for a few hours. Apologies for that. But I followed the Wildcats' 69-68 win on Twitter, and... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 11: More views on Temple football

Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 10:05 PM
WASHINGTON - I have definitely noticed an increase in traffic on the blog on days when I've written about Temple football. Were I not going to be at Franklin Field this Saturday to cover Cornell-Penn for the Inquirer, I would be at the Linc for the Owls' last home game of the season against Kent State... Read more
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Soft Pretzel Logic is'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.

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