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One Shining Moment

Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 1:36 AM
North Carolina 89, Michigan State 72: Box Score | Joe Juliano | ACC Now | Mitch Albom | Seth Davis And of course, the most important part of all... Read more

Sunday in Detroit

Sunday, April 5, 2009, 9:01 PM
Staff Photographers Eric Mencher and Ron Cortes were out and about in the Motor City today and put together a photo gallery of their travels. Read more

As it happened: North Carolina 83, Villanova 69

Saturday, April 4, 2009, 5:28 PM
Before you read the transcript, think about this... A lot of people are going to point to Villanova's struggles from three-point range as the big reason why the Wildcats lost, and there's some merit in that. But the really glaring statistic to me is that 'Nova made only seven of 24 TWO-point attempts... Read more

A springtime healing

Friday, April 3, 2009, 4:43 PM
The undercurrent started flowing Monday morning, and it has grown stronger amid all the hoopla enveloping Villanova's trip to the Final Four. Given the many ways in which Jay Wright embraces his program's participation in the Big 5, is it time to embrace the Wildcats as a Philadelphia team? In other... Read more

Final Four media day photo gallery

Friday, April 3, 2009, 1:45 AM
Staff Photographer Eric Mencher is in Detroit and sent back a bunch of great pictures from Ford Field yesterday. Also, check out this blog post and video by way of Awful Announcing. You might have seen the promo CBS ran during the Oklahoma-North Carolina game for Jim Nantz's appearance on The Price... Read more

From the Main Line to Motor City

Thursday, April 2, 2009, 2:14 AM
Staff Photographer Sarah J. Glover was back on the Main Line this afternoon and put together a video of the pep rally at Villanova as the Wildcats left campus to head for Detroit. Read more

You can't spell Nittany without...

Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 11:53 PM
Never thought you'd see a white-out at Madison Square Garden, did you? With no less a luminary than Joe Paterno looking on from the stands, Penn State held off a second-half charge from Notre Dame and beat the Fighting Irish, 67-59, in the NIT semifinals. The ESPN announcing crew said at the beginning... Read more

'It's actually starting to sink in today'

Monday, March 30, 2009, 11:43 PM
Staff photographer Sarah J. Glover was out on the Main Line this afternoon at a Villanova media session. She put together a nice video of Jay Wright and a number of his players talking about how it feels to have made it to the Final Four. Read more

Final Four schedule announced

Sunday, March 29, 2009, 7:20 PM
Word is in from CBS that Villanova and North Carolina will contest the second game at the Final Four on Saturday night. Michigan State-Connecticut will be the first game, tipping off at 6:07 p.m. The second game is slated to start 40 minutes after that game concludes, so we're probably looking at a... Read more

The game as it happened: Villanova 78, Pittsburgh 76

Saturday, March 28, 2009, 6:24 PM
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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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