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Big 5 welcomes five to Hall of Fame

Friday, January 21, 2011, 4:33 PM
The Big 5 Hall of Fame induction ceremony is one of my favorite events on the local college basketball calendar each year. Not only do we get to reminisce about the honorees, but there are always many past Hall of Famers on hand from each school. Today was no different. There were a few hundred people... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 10

Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 9:00 AM
It's Wednesday, which means there's another great selection of stories for you to read in today's papers. In the Inquirer, Joe Juliano wonders whether Penn's Big 5 losing streak will end this season; Kevin Tatum reflects on Fran Dunphy's growth as a coach since moving from Penn to Temple; and Ray... Read more

Crunchy Numbers

Tuesday, January 18, 2011, 9:02 PM
Before we get to the weekly stats roundup, there is breaking news: Christian Standhardinger will not be transferring to La Salle. The move was announced this morning, but in the evening La Salle put out a statement saying it would not happen. “Christian has recently been made aware of a personal... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 9

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 5:20 PM
Things have been a bit slow on the local hoops landscape lately, but the pace is going to pick up quickly starting tonight. I'm sure you've already seen today's Inquirer and Daily News, but in case you haven't, the Inquirer has turned today's Page 2 over to college basketball. This will be a weekly... Read more

Crunchy Numbers

Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 8:40 PM
As I did last week, here's a sampling of interesting stats about each of the local teams. All numbers and definitions come from Ken Pomeroy, and are as of Tuesday night. Drexel - The Dragons rank third in the nation in offensive rebounding percentage given up, and 332nd in free throw percentage... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 8

Wednesday, January 5, 2011, 9:17 PM
We were a bit short on voters this week, but we soldier on nonetheless. Perhaps a few people were a bit late getting home after their New Year's revelry. The other thing I need to note is that ballots were cast before Wednesday's games, so those results were not factored in. Wih that, here goes. 1... Read more

Crunchy Numbers: Highs and lows so far this season

Tuesday, January 4, 2011, 2:18 PM
To give this week's post a little more spice, here are some notable facts and figures about each team so far this season. Drexel - The Dragons rank 107th in the nation in three-point percentage made, and No. 1 in the country in three-point percentage defense. - Chris Fouch ranks 24th in the nation... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 7

Wednesday, December 29, 2010, 7:41 PM
The fur and feathers are flying ahead of the big game at the Pavilion. We'll have live updates here on Philly.com; stay tuned for more information on that soon. 1. Villanova, 26 points - "Coach Wright did his best Jim Boeheim impression this year. Monmouth was Nova's only true road game outside... Read more

Crunchy Numbers: Local hoops rankings roundup

Tuesday, December 28, 2010, 3:46 PM
With the big Villanova-Temple game just over 48 hours away, here's our weekly check on where the local teams stand in the major national computer rankings. Read more

Your picks for City Six players of the decade

Saturday, December 25, 2010, 3:16 AM
The votes are in, and now it's time to unveil your choices for the best player of the decade from each City Six school. Perhaps not surprisingly, five of the six players you picked are guards. But our region's coaches have never been shy about playing small lineups when their stars are in the backcourt... Read more
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Soft Pretzel Logic is Philly.com'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.

Reach Jonathan at jtannenwald@phillynews.com or 215-854-2330.

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