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Game 8: Saint Joseph's at Drexel

Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 3:58 PM
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST Venue: Daskalakis Athletic Center, Philadelphia, Pa. TV: Comcast Network In case you are wondering why my math is screwed up, Game 7 was a Twitter-only special: UNC-Asheville at Georgetown this past Saturday. You can follow my Twitter updates here. As for tonight's chat, if you're... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 3

Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 3:48 PM
With St. Joe's at Drexel tonight and the Holy War coming up Friday, there is plenty of smack talk to go around in this week's poll. So let's get right to it. 1. Villanova, 25 points (18 first-place votes) - "Villanova is still waiting to run their first half-court set of the season." (Andrew... Read more

Crunchy Numbers: Surveying the City Six

Tuesday, November 30, 2010, 5:00 PM
I had a bit of extra time to put together this week's stats roundup. So in addition to the usual table, I decided to put together some of the team statistics that stand out so far this season. I can't promise that I'm going to do this every week, but I'll try to do it a few times this season. For... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 2

Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 9:05 PM
I was in soccer mode for most of the day, so I wasn't able to get to this until early in the evening. Wednesday's games were not a factor in the voting, but all of Tuesday's games were. 1. Villanova, 26 points (12 first-place votes) - "I am dropping Villanova because of where they placed Tannenwald... Read more

Game 6: Penn 74, Lafayette 65

Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 1:49 AM
It's news enough these days that Penn won a basketball game, in this case beating Lafayette 74-65 at the Palestra. And while the Leopards did not present much of a test to Penn's offense, especially in the paint, there were still two things worth noting last night. The first is that the Quakers summoned... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 1

Wednesday, November 17, 2010, 9:00 AM
It did not take long for the voting to become a head-to-head contest for the top spot between Villanova and Temple. All of the No. 1 votes cast this week went to the Wildcats or the Owls, and they were spread out pretty evenly. One quick note before we get to the rankings: I'll be at the Pavilion... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Preseason Rankings

Friday, November 12, 2010, 10:22 AM
Although the college basketball season officially started on Tuesday, tonight is the unofficial opening night for the game in the region. Five of the City Six teams are in action, and of the Schuylkill 16: City Six Games Seton Hall at Temple, 7:00 p.m. (no TV or radio) Columbia at La Salle, 7:00... Read more

This season's City Series doubleheaders

Monday, November 8, 2010, 4:40 PM
The 2010-11 college basketball season has officially arrived. The very first game is Rhode Island at Pittsburgh in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, tonight at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. In honor of the occasion, I've put together a couple of items for us to talk about. The first is this season's schedule of... Read more

Will youth serve St. Joe’s?

Friday, November 5, 2010, 3:54 PM
Another reminder to vote in the Readership Survey. It will close tomorrow. Among the first things Phil Martelli said during media day at Saint Joseph’s yesterday was that the up-tempo offense he installed last year did not work. So naturally, the Hawks will run it again this year. Okay, it’s... Read more

Time to get ready for basketball season

Monday, November 1, 2010, 6:15 AM
Because today is the first of November, and that means something around here. - Kyle Whelliston, on midmajority.com this morning Yes, it really is November. I'm not sure I can believe it myself, but it's true. The leaves have turned, the wind is brisk, and the time has come for us to reconvene after... 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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