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Phil Jasner, Marvin O'Connor headline 2013 Big 5 Hall of Fame class

Thursday, January 3, 2013, 4:28 PM
Legendary former Daily News basketball writer Phil Jasner and former Saint Joseph's backcourt standout Marvin O'Connor headline the 2013 Big 5 Hall of Fame class. In addition to his many years covering the 76ers, Jasner also covered the local college basketball scene for a long time. He passed away... Read more

Saint Joseph's forward Halil Kanacevic returns from suspension without fanfare or incident

Tuesday, January 1, 2013, 9:44 AM
Halil Kanacevic had a fairly quiet game against Drexel. He scored just two points on 1-for-8 shooting, and recorded two rebounds, one assist, two steals, one block and two turnovers. He also committed just one foul. It wasn't much of a contribution in what turned out to be a 63-49 win for Saint Joseph's... Read more

Live updates: Saint Joseph's at Drexel

Monday, December 31, 2012, 2:28 PM
Time: 4:00 p.m. EST Venue: Daskalakis Athletic Center/Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Radio: The Comcast Network/WIP 610-AM (Saint Joseph's) At one point, was the most anticipated game in the city this season. Now both teams surely must win their conferences' automatic bids to make the NCAA Tournament. Click... 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

NCAA honors top players, moments and teams in men's basketball championship history

Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 8:00 AM
In honor of the upcoming 75th NCAA men's basketball championship, a panel of experts convened by the NCAA has selected the top players, moments and teams in tournament history. You'll find all of the honorees below, with those featuring local ties in bold. If I missed any local connections, let me... Read more

NBC Sports Network picks up Harvard-Saint Joseph's game

Friday, November 2, 2012, 3:57 PM
Thanks to the National Hockey League's continuing lockout, the Harvard-Saint Joseph's game on November 20 at Hagan Arena has been picked up by NBC Sports Network. The start time of the game has also been moved back half an hour to 8:00 p.m. Eastern. NBCSN had originally been scheduled to show a hockey... 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

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
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