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Archive: November, 2010

Game 2: Davidson at Penn

Saturday, November 13, 2010, 1:07 AM
Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue: The Palestra/Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Radio: WPEN 950-AM Penn christens the 83rd season of action at college basketball's most historic gym tonight. The matchup is an intriguing one, as the Quakers face another of the most storied mid-major programs in the country. Davidson no... Read more

Penn, Harvard set for championship rematch

Saturday, November 13, 2010, 1:05 AM
Fifty-two weeks ago, Penn walked out of a rain-swept Harvard Stadium with its first Ivy League football championship in six years. Today, the Quakers and Crimson play with the title at stake once again. This time, though, the stage has shifted from the banks of the Charles River to the banks of the... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Preseason Rankings

Friday, November 12, 2010, 10:22 AM
Although the college basketball season officially started on Tuesday, tonight is the unofficial opening night for the game in the region. Five of the City Six teams are in action, and of the Schuylkill 16: City Six Games Seton Hall at Temple, 7:00 p.m. (no TV or radio) Columbia at La Salle, 7:00... Read more

Game 1: Seton Hall at Temple

Friday, November 12, 2010, 2:00 AM
Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue: The Liacouras Center/Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Radio: None My Philly.com colleague Dave Isaac will be courtside at Temple as the Owls get a Big East test on the opening night of the local college basketball season. Plus get updates via Twitter from Inquirer writers covering all of... Read more

Dunphy talks defense at Temple media day

Tuesday, November 9, 2010, 3:53 AM
For Fran Dunphy the message is simple: ranking means nothing. He knows his Owls will need to follow Lavoy Allen's defensive lead to win a game in the NCAA tournament. My Philly.com colleague Dave Isaac reports from Temple's men's basketball media day at the Liacouras Center in the video below. Read more

This season's City Series doubleheaders

Monday, November 8, 2010, 4:40 PM
The 2010-11 college basketball season has officially arrived. The very first game is Rhode Island at Pittsburgh in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, tonight at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. In honor of the occasion, I've put together a couple of items for us to talk about. The first is this season's schedule of... Read more

Paterno's quest highlights local football slate

Saturday, November 6, 2010, 7:59 AM
I wasn't able to get to the local college football coaches' luncheon this week, so I don't have any anecdotes or great storylines to share about today's games. The biggest story is well-known to all of you anyway: Joe Paterno's quest for his 400th career win as Penn State hosts Northwestern. Here... Read more

Will youth serve St. Joe’s?

Friday, November 5, 2010, 3:54 PM
Another reminder to vote in the Readership Survey. It will close tomorrow. Among the first things Phil Martelli said during media day at Saint Joseph’s yesterday was that the up-tempo offense he installed last year did not work. So naturally, the Hawks will run it again this year. Okay, it’s... Read more

Rosen ready to lead Penn again

Thursday, November 4, 2010, 1:46 PM
A reminder to vote in the Readership Survey. The poll will be open until the end of the week. Zack Rosen is already a junior. Yes, really. It still seems that Penn's do-it-all guard only just got here. Maybe that's just me, though - this is my ninth season covering the Quakers in some form or another... Read more

Time to get ready for basketball season

Monday, November 1, 2010, 6:15 AM
Because today is the first of November, and that means something around here. - Kyle Whelliston, on midmajority.com this morning Yes, it really is November. I'm not sure I can believe it myself, but it's true. The leaves have turned, the wind is brisk, and the time has come for us to reconvene after... 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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