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Final all-city all-decade poll

Thursday, December 23, 2010, 11:04 AM
Okay, now it's time for you to pick the best player of this decade from each City Six school. Click here to cast your votes. Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 6

Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 6:55 PM
If you haven't yet seen my all-Decade teams for each of the City Six schools, check them out. Temple and La Salle are here, St. Joe's and Villanova are here, and Drexel and Penn are here. In the morning, I'll post a page where you'll be able to vote for the player of the decade from each school. Now... Read more

All-City All-Decade Teams: Drexel and Penn

Wednesday, December 22, 2010, 9:30 AM
UPDATE: I admit I should have put Robert Battle on Drexel's all-decade team. I overlooked him, but I got a number of emails and comments on the blog rightly pointing out his career statistics and awards. To make up for that, I'll include Battle in the voting for Drexel player of the decade. That poll... Read more

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

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 4

Wednesday, December 8, 2010, 3:17 PM
Here's how our reader panel ranks the region's teams heading into tonight's big games, Minnesota at St. Joe's and Penn at Villanova. 1. Villanova, 17 points (14 first-place votes) - "This is almost too easy. The Cats get top billing just for the sheer enjoyment of toying with the Hawklets at... Read more

Crunchy Numbers: Temple creeping up on 'Nova

Tuesday, December 7, 2010, 9:07 PM
A few quiet days before a very busy stretch gets going with Villanova at Penn Wednesday night. Then I'll be at Georgetown-Temple on Thursday, Army-Navy on Saturday and Villanova-La Salle on Sunday. So stay tuned. Read more

Martelli: 'It's the right thing to do'

Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 10:58 PM
For me, the main storyline in last night's Saint Joseph's-Drexel game wasn't about any of the players. It was about Drexel getting a Big 5 team to come to the DAC. Yes, it happened two years ago with Penn, but it's not something we see very often. Dragons coach Bruiser Flint's plight when it comes... 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.

Jonathan Tannenwald Staff Writer
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