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Crunchy Numbers

Tuesday, February 8, 2011, 4:52 PM
Before we get to this week's stats roundup, ESPN just announced that Dick Vitale will not be part of the broadcast team for Saturday night's big Villanova-Pittsburgh game at the Pavilion. Vitale will instead be at the Ohio State-Wisconsin game. Jay Bilas, who is part of ESPN's 'College GameDay' crew... Read more

Live updates on today's college basketball action

Saturday, February 5, 2011, 10:23 AM
If you haven't quite gotten into college basketball yet this season, today is the day for you to dive into the pool. There are five games going on across the city, and you can get updates on all of them right here. I'll be at three of the five games, dashing across the city to see as much basketball... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 12

Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 4:10 PM
I like to think that the Schuylkill 16 is reasonably democratic. Yes, I pick out what comments to feature, but I don't tell people how to vote or what to say about the teams. So I'm going to just keep my mouth shut and let you all judge this week's ranking for yourselves. 1. Villanova, 16 points... Read more

Crunchy Numbers

Tuesday, February 1, 2011, 8:33 PM
Now that we're in February, I though it would be a good idea to switch our focus from individual accomplishments to postseason résumés. So I've put together a list of each local team's major wins and losses so far this season. Obviously the wins are weighted towards Temple and Villanova... Read more

Games 22 and 23: Temple vs. Saint Joseph's, Georgetown at Villanova

Saturday, January 29, 2011, 2:48 AM
Games 22 and 23: Temple vs. St. Joe's, Georgetown at Villanova Temple vs. Saint Joseph's Time: 11:00 a.m. Venue: The Palestra, Philadelphia, Pa. TV: ESPNU (Justin Kutcher and Dickey Simmons) Georgetown at Villanova Time: 12:00 p.m. Venue: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Radio: ESPN (Dave Pasch... Read more

John Giannini gets to say he told us so

Friday, January 28, 2011, 1:51 AM
When La Salle coach Dr. John Giannini benched Aaric Murray against Richmond a few weeks back, it was clear that Giannini was trying to send a message. It was not as clear, though, whether the message would get through. Perhaps now it finally has. After scoring 20 points at Rhode Island last Saturday... Read more

Game 21: Saint Joseph's vs. La Salle

Thursday, January 27, 2011, 5:38 PM
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST Venue: The Palestra, Philadelphia, Pa. Radio: WHAT 1340-AM (La Salle) This much is for sure: one team will walk out of the Palestra tonight with a Big 5 win. If you're on a mobile device, click here to follow my live updates. Or follow me on Twitter by clicking here. Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 11

Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 4:15 PM
Call it a hunch, but I don't see the top line changing much for the rest of the season... 1. Villanova, 12 points (12 first-place votes) - "If there is any doubt who is the most dominant team in this fair City, Saturday's game answered the call." (Ralph Manoppello) - "Congratulations Kroger, you've... Read more

Crunchy Numbers

Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 3:59 PM
Drexel - The Dragons' defense gives up the second fewest offensive rebounds per 100 possessions in the nation, but that same unit is ranked 337th nationally in turnovers forced per 100 possessions. - Two players are ranked in the top 30 of individual defensive rebounding percentage: Daryl McCoy at... Read more

Video: Penn finally gets a Big 5 win

Sunday, January 23, 2011, 1:22 PM
After Penn's 73-61 win over Saint Joseph's at the Palestra last night, Kevin Tatum and I got together to break down what we saw. Check out our analysis, plus video highlights shot by my Philly.com colleague Tony Morisset. There's also audio of the postgame press conferences below, and a photo gallery... Read more
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