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Archive: December, 2010

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 5

Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 7:59 PM
Another reminder to post your nominations for city players of the decade here. I suppose Drexel can only get so much good luck in one week. I expected the Dragons to make a big jump in the Schuylkill 16 this week, but they were already in third place last week. Drexel closed the gap on Temple (which... Read more

Drexel upsets No. 20 Louisville

Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 11:31 PM
Yes, really. The Dragons dealt Rick Pitino's team its first ever loss in the palatial KFC Yum! Center, 52-46. Here's the game story, and here's the box score. Note that the teams shot a combined 24-for-50 from the free throw line, exactly 12-for-25 each. And here's a sampling of fan reactions from... Read more

Crunchy Numbers: Exam break edition

Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 3:28 PM
Remember to post your nominations for players of the decade here. Read more

Picking the players of the decade

Monday, December 13, 2010, 1:34 PM
As the year comes to an end, I thought it would be cool to put together all-decade teams for each of the city schools. I have some ideas about who I think should be honored, but I want to hear from you first. Post your nominations in the comments. At the end of the week, I'll put them all together... Read more

Giannini: 'We left so many plays on the court'

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 8:42 PM
There are a lot of ways to look at Villanova's 84-81 win over La Salle at Tom Gola Arena. You could call it a Wildcats comeback, or you could call it an Explorers collapse. You could look at the fact that Tyreek Duren, Ruben Guillandeaux and Earl Pettis shot a combined 10-for-35, or you could look... Read more

Game 13: Villanova at La Salle

Sunday, December 12, 2010, 1:50 PM
Time: 2:00 p.m. EST Venue: Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Radio: ESPNU/WPEN 950-AM/WHAT 1340-AM Read more

Live blog: Army vs. Navy

Saturday, December 11, 2010, 12:25 AM
Time: 2:30 p.m. EST Venue: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pa. TV: CBS Get ready for the 111th edition of one of college football's most famous rivalry games by checking out the Inquirer's special preview page here. Although the game won't start until the afternoon, the famed march-on of the... Read more

Has Fran Dunphy's luck finally changed?

Friday, December 10, 2010, 3:46 AM
Temple 68, Georgetown 65: Keith Pompey | Mike Kern | Washington Post | Jon Solomon | Box score | Expanded box There's also a video report from Keith Pompey in the player at right. For all of the many virtues Fran Dunphy has acquired over the course of his 400-win career, there has always been one... Read more

Game 12: Georgetown at Temple

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 1:41 PM
Time: 9:00 p.m. EST Venue: The Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pa. TV: ESPN (Sean McDonough and Jay Bilas) Last year's game between these two teams was rather ugly. Will tonight's encounter be better? If you're on a mobile device, you can follow along and post comments by clicking here. Read more

Stokes, Pena save Villanova

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 12:10 AM
Raise your hand if you thought last night's Villanova-Penn game would be close. Yeah, that's what I thought. It might not have been an especially well-played game, but the 5,561 fans who came to the Palestra got their money's worth in the Wildcats' 65-53 win. (Aside: I know it was a weeknight,... Read more
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