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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

Xavier coach headed to Arizona

Monday, April 6, 2009, 6:22 PM
Yahoo! Sports and the AP are reporting that Xavier coach Sean Miller has accepted the Arizona job. Last time the Musketeers lost a coach, it was Thad Matta's move to Ohio State. They did pretty well back then; can they do as well this time around? And how do you think this will affect next season's... 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

Penn State wins the NIT

Friday, April 3, 2009, 2:05 AM
Okay, so it wasn't the BCS title or the Rose Bowl, and maybe it didn't quite make up for just missing out on the NCAA Tournament. But if you're a Penn State fan, you have to feel reasonably good this morning after the Nittany Lions beat Baylor, 69-63, in the NIT championship game. If nothing else... Read more

Welcome to the circus

Wednesday, April 1, 2009, 9:31 AM
This blog has a long history of celebrating spectacles in college sports, so why not do it again? Yes, I have nothing better to do at 9:30 on a Wednesday morning than liveblog John Calipari's press conference at Kentucky. But we can talk about whatever else you want too. Read more

Dominoes falling at Kentucky, Memphis

Monday, March 30, 2009, 4:39 PM
We've barely just finished the regional finals and already the coaching carousel is spinning at top speed. The Lexington Herald-Leader is reporting that Kentucky is on the verge of hiring John Calipari to replace Billy Gillispie as its basketball coach. At the same time, the Memphis Commercial Appeal... Read more

Connecticut's mess

Wednesday, March 25, 2009, 5:12 PM
I only just now got around to reading Yahoo! Sports' exposé on the NCAA rules Connecticut violated in recruiting guard Nate Miles. I suspect a number of you have seen it already today but as I write this there is about to be a press conference in Storrs to address the mater. The story is really... Read more

Penn State in, City Six out of NIT

Sunday, March 15, 2009, 9:29 PM
St. Joe's, Drexel and La Salle were all left out of the NIT, whose field was just announced. Penn State is in, however, and will host CAA runners-up George Mason in the first round. That game will take place at 8 p.m. Tuesday and will air on ESPNU. Other notable matchups include Georgetown at Baylor... Read more

The biggest Selection Show party ever

Sunday, March 15, 2009, 5:38 PM
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Friday, March 13, 2009, 3:00 AM
ATLANTIC CITY - I know at least a few of you stayed up, because at the end of each extra session Twitter and my BlackBerry lit up like the string of neon hotel marquees along the Boardwalk. Maybe some of you gave up at the end of regulation, or after one overtime, or two, or three... or four... or... 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
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