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Video: Crunch time for La Salle, Temple and Villanova

Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 3:06 PM
So here we are in mid-February, and the pressure is really starting to build on local teams hoping to make the NCAA Tournament. Right now, the city has three candidates: La Salle, Temple and Villanova. They've all had roller-coaster seasons, and there are lots of twists and turns yet to come. We... Read more

Live updates: Penn at La Salle

Saturday, January 5, 2013, 10:49 AM
Time: 2:00 p.m. EST Venue: Tom Gola Arena, Philadephia, Pa. Radio: WFIL 560-AM (Penn)/WNTP 990-AM (La Salle) If you're on a mobile device, click here. Read more

The Big East is dead (or at least dying). Long live the Big East.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 9:32 AM
UPDATE: When I originally wrote this post Tuesday morning, I did not mean it to be entirely serious. It was just an idea to kick around. But now ESPN.com's Andy Katz is reporting that the Atlantic 10 is in fact open to welcoming the Big East's Catholic contingent. As such, this idea becomes a lot... Read more

Live Updates: Temple at Villanova and La Salle vs. Penn State

Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 6:01 PM
Temple at Villanova Time: 9:00 p.m. Venue: The Pavilion, Villanova, Pa. TV/Radio: ESPN2/WPHT 1210-AM (Temple)/WIP 610-AM (Villanova) Penn State vs. La Salle Time: 9:00 p.m. Venue: The Palestra, Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Radio: NBC Sports Network/WNTP 990-AM (Penn State)/WPEN 950-AM (La Salle) It's going... Read more

Saint Joseph's men's basketball team picked to finish first in Atlantic 10

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 9:58 AM
After a few tumultuous years for Phil Martelli, the spotlight is now officially shining on Hawk Hill again. Saint Joseph's has been picked to finish first in the Atlantic 10 this season, according to the preseason poll of coaches and media. The results were released Thursday morning during the conference's... Read more

Atlantic 10 signs new television deals for basketball with ESPN, CBS and NBC

Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 1:39 PM
UPDATE: The Big 5 schedule at the bottom of the post has been corrected. Apologies for the initial error. The Atlantic 10 announced Tuesday morning that it has signed an extensive set of television broadcast deals with ESPN, CBS and NBC. They will all start in the 2013-14 season and run through the... Read more

Drexel's Frantz Massenat, Lehigh's C.J. McCollum ranked among nation's best players

Friday, July 13, 2012, 1:05 PM
I don't normally pay attention to offseason rankings of players, teams, coaches, arenas, and so forth. But if you're going to claim that a player from Lehigh is among the 10 best in the nation, I'll perk up. That's what The Big Lead has done today. Jason McIntyre ranks Mountain Hawks guard C.J. McCollum... Read more

Penn's Zack Rosen wins Big 5 Player of the Year

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 3:55 PM
When Zack Rosen got to Penn four years ago, his potential as a program leader became clear almost right away. But few people, if anyone, could have forseen at that point just how extraordinary Rosen's career on 33rd Street would be. Rosen never made it to college basketball's version of the promised... Read more

Four postseason games in the city Wednesday night

Sunday, March 11, 2012, 9:24 PM
The NIT schedule is out, and Drexel, La Salle and St. Joe's will all play first-round home games Wednesday night. Combined with Penn's participation in the CBI, it means that there will be four games going on simultaneously across the city. The NIT matchups are as follows: 3. La Salle vs. 6. Minnesota... Read more

Big 5 Hall of Fame class announced

Thursday, February 2, 2012, 1:34 PM
I know I haven't been the only person wondering when the Big 5 Hall of Fame class would finally be announced. The news finally came down Thursday afternoon. This year's class is: - Marc Jackson, Temple - Matt Maloney, Penn - Kelly Greenberg, La Salle (later coached at Penn) - Jenn Beisel, Villanova -... Read more
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