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The Schuylkill 16 Week 6: Temple takes the top

Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 11:18 PM
Now we come to the moment you've all been waiting for: the results of this week's Schuylkill 16 poll. And by a grand total of one point, Temple has jumped over Villanova into the top spot. Also of note, Rutgers and Rider are tied after the Scarlet Knights' 80-70 overtime win at the RAC. 1. Temple... Read more

Could Villanova's football team beat Notre Dame?

Friday, December 11, 2009, 2:14 PM
As Villanova's football team prepares to face William & Mary in the I-AA playoff semifinals tonight, I thought it would be cool to take a look at just how high the Wildcats have risen in Jeff Sagarin's computer ratings. 'Nova is ranked No. 37, and is the highest-ranked I-AA team by 12 spots. The... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 Week 5: Countdown to the Holy War

Wednesday, December 9, 2009, 12:00 PM
Well, Penn has finally fallen all the way into last place in the Schuylkill 16. And these ballots were cast before last night's desultory 78-60 loss to Albany at the Palestra, which sank the Quakers' record to 0-6. But if there's a glimmer of light to be found on 33rd Street, it comes from Franklin... Read more

Temple to play in EagleBank Bowl

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 7:32 PM
Temple will play either Army or UCLA in the EagleBank Bowl at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. on December 29 at 4:30 p.m. If Army beats Navy, the Owls will play the Black Knights. If the Midshipmen win that game, the Bruins will make the cross-country trip from Westwood to Washington. Temple made... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 Week 4: Rider rises

Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 4:03 PM
Before we get to this week's rankings, a few quick notes. First of all, it looks like voters were definitely paying attention to Rider's win over St. Joe's. 10 of this week's ballots had the Broncs ranked higher than the Hawks. We ignore Rider sometimes because they play in the MAAC, but I would not... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 13: How high will Villanova climb?

Tuesday, December 1, 2009, 11:06 PM
And you thought we were done with this. Not yet. We'll keep it going until Villanova's season ends. But we'll keep things short because most of the local teams' seasons are over. Rutgers also has another game left, at home against West Virginia at noon Saturday on ESPN2. Villanova's 3:30 p.m. kickoff... Read more

Schuylkill 16 Week 3: Stuffed full of hoops

Thursday, November 26, 2009, 1:17 AM
I figure one or two of you might be sitting around this morning looking for something to read before stuffing yourselves full of poultry and bread crumbs. So here, a few hours later than I hoped, is the latest edition of the Schuylkill 16. Best wishes to all of you for a happy Thanksgiving, whether... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 12

Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 8:57 PM
I want to run through this quckly so we can get on to other stuff. In addition to the results below, Ursinus beat Kean in the Division III ECAC Southeast Bowl last week, and Delaware Valley will host Albright in the second round of the Division III playoffs on Saturday at 12:00 p.m. 17. Penn State... Read more

Profiting from Isaiah

Thursday, November 19, 2009, 9:17 PM
Updated after the La Salle-South Carolina game. See below. WASHINGTON - Let me start by saying that I missed both the Villanova and Penn State games this afternoon. I had the nerve to step away from sports for a few hours. Apologies for that. But I followed the Wildcats' 69-68 win on Twitter, and... Read more

Crunchy Numbers Week 11: More views on Temple football

Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 10:05 PM
WASHINGTON - I have definitely noticed an increase in traffic on the blog on days when I've written about Temple football. Were I not going to be at Franklin Field this Saturday to cover Cornell-Penn for the Inquirer, I would be at the Linc for the Owls' last home game of the season against Kent State... 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.

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