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NCAA Tournament

Jay Wright: 'This is the way it's going to be for us'

Friday, March 21, 2014, 2:55 PM
Villanova's Jay Wright, James Bell, Darrun Hilliard and JayVaughn Pinkston met the press after Thursday night's win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the NCAA tournament. Here's the transcript of their remarks, courtesy of ASAP Sports. COACH WRIGHT: Thanks, Paul. Tough fought game. That was not, as everyone... Read more

Phil Martelli: 'If it's the hardest thing they face, they've lived a blessed life'

Friday, March 21, 2014, 2:07 PM
Phil Martelli, Halil Kanacevic and Langston Galloway of Saint Joseph's met the press after Thursday night's heartbreaking overtime loss to Connecticut in the NCAA tournament. Here's the transcript of their remarks, courtesy of ASAP Sports. COACH MARTELLI: We have a message on the wall in our locker... Read more

Live updates: 2014 NCAA tournament second round Friday games

Friday, March 21, 2014, 12:05 AM
With none of the Philadelphia-area teams playing today, we can just sit back and enjoy all the games. I'll be in and out of the chat throughout the afternoon and evening. Feel free to stop by and post comments, or just follow along if you're stuck without a TV or stream. The full TV schedule is here... Read more

Jay Wright returns to his coaching roots in upstate New York

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 3:20 PM
As we await Villanova vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee, here's what the Wildcats had to say at their press conference Wednesday in Buffalo. Jay Wright, James Bell and Ryan Arcidiacono were on the podium. The transcript is courtesy of ASAP Sports. Q. For both of you guys, what did you learn about playing... Read more

Phil Martelli: 'This team was better prepared' than Jameer Nelson's in 2004

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 2:56 PM
As we await Saint Joseph's vs. Connecticut, here's what the Hawks had to say at their press conference Wednesday in Buffalo. Phil Martelli, Halil Kanacevic, Langston Galloway and Ronald Roberts Jr. were on the podium. The transcript is courtesy of ASAP Sports. Q. If you could just speak to the maturity... Read more

Temple grad Suzanne Smith to direct CBS' NCAA tournament coverage in Buffalo

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 4:41 PM
It is no secret that I am a fan of Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery's work calling college basketball games on CBS. I know many of you are too. You know by now that they'll be in Buffalo with Villanova and Saint Joseph's, which will make those broadcasts even more fun to watch. Earlier this week,... Read more

CBS’ Bill Raftery excited to call Villanova, St. Joe’s in NCAA tournament

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 4:22 PM
There’s never a bad time to talk college hoops with CBS and Fox Sports analyst Bill Raftery. But I must admit that after interviewing him and Verne Lundquist during Championship Week, I thought that was all I’d need for a while. Then Selection Sunday happened. Villanova and Saint Joseph’s... Read more

Here's my 2014 NCAA tournament bracket

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:25 AM
As some of you know, we are nearing the end of the final season of MidMajority.com, one of the best college basketball sites of all time. It has become a thing among the MidMajority community to stop doing bracket predictions, and I've come around to that view in recent years. I'd much rather sit... Read more

Video: Will a Villanova-St. Joe's NCAA tournament game happen?

Monday, March 17, 2014, 2:06 PM
How likely is a Villanova-Saint Joseph's matchup in the third round of the NCAA tournament? The Inquirer's Joe Juliano offers his take in a video chat with CineSport's Justin Shackil. Read more

2014 NCAA tournament bracket: Villanova, Saint Joseph's, Delaware in East Region

Sunday, March 16, 2014, 12:05 AM
The NCAA tournament selection committee gave Philadelphia college basketball fans a treat when this year's NCAA tournament bracket was unveiled. Villanova and Saint Joseph's could face each other in the Round of 32 in Buffalo, with the winner getting a trip to New York's Madison Square Garden for the... Read more
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