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Villanova wins the Penn Relays men's DMR

Friday, April 29, 2011, 8:05 AM
Note: My live blog of today's action at the Penn Relays is still going. Scroll down to the bottom of the post to follow along and post comments. Villanova got a big finishing kick from anchor runner Matthew Gibney and held off a pack of strong challengers to win the college men's Distance Medley Relay... Read more

An end-of-the-season Schuylkill 16

Friday, April 8, 2011, 4:35 PM
Now that college basketball has left us for another year, I figured it would be a good idea to give you all one more chance to comment on how the season played out. So here one last edition of the Schuylkill 16. Do you agree with the rankings? Have your say in the comments. 1. Temple, 9 points (9... Read more

Schedule for Saturday's NCAA Tournament games

Friday, March 18, 2011, 12:22 AM
All times are Eastern, and most of them are approximate. West Virginia-Kentucky, Temple-San Diego State and Butler-Pittsburgh should be hard start times because of their respective channels' television broadcast windows. East (Newark, N.J.) Region At Tampa, Fla. (Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel and David... Read more

Fran Dunphy admits he's happy

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 7:11 PM
We all know that Fran Dunphy is one of the most selfless people in college basketball. It is always about his players, even on a day like today when he won a game in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 17 years. It took some prodding, but Dunphy did admit that the win was pretty special. Here's... Read more

Video: Juan Fernandez's game-winner

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 4:51 PM
This happened: Read more

Live NCAA Tournament updates

Thursday, March 17, 2011, 5:33 AM
One of the two best days of the college basketball season is upon us. From noon to midnight, we'll be feasting on NCAA Tournament hoops from across the country. You can get updates on all today's action below, and click here for a live scoreboard and stats. I'll be chatting throughout the afternoon... Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 18

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 4:07 PM
As we get set to tip off the NCAA Tournament tonight, here's your take on how the local teams stack up against each other. One last reminder to make your selections in's NCAA Tournament Pick'Em contest. You can join the Soft Pretzel Logic readers group by clicking here. 1. Temple, 20 points -... Read more

Here's my bracket. What's yours?

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 7:20 AM
I finally have all my picks in. It took me a while to decide on some of them, but with the First Round starting tonight, there wasn't much time to waste. So here's my bracket. Now I want to see yours. Sign up for's NCAA Tournament pick'em contest, and join the "Soft Pretzel Logic Readers"... Read more

Local coaches make their Final Four picks

Monday, March 14, 2011, 8:29 PM
Local coaches make their Final Four picks This time of year is full of rituals. One of my favorites comes on the morning after Selection Sunday, when all six local Division I men's basketball coaches gather at the Palestra for a breakfast fundraiser to benefit Coaches vs. Cancer. No one will ever... Read more

Video: Fran Dunphy interview

Monday, March 14, 2011, 8:20 PM
My interview with Temple coach Fran Dunphy at the 2011 Coaches vs. Cancer March Madness Tip-Off Breakfast. 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.

Reach Jonathan at or 215-854-2330.

Jonathan Tannenwald
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