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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

Fisher: Young Wildcats learned a lesson

Saturday, January 15, 2011, 9:45 PM
Fisher: Young Wildcats learned a lesson Jay Wright came into his postgame press conference Saturday not sure of what he was going to tell his players in the locker room afterward. Corey Fisher ended up writing Wright's speech for him. "I've been through that," Fisher said after he led Villanova... Read more

Game 18: Maryland at Villanova

Saturday, January 15, 2011, 12:47 AM
Time: 1:00 p.m. EST Venue: The Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pa. TV/Radio: CBS (Verne Lundquist and Clark Kellogg)/WPEN 950-AM It may be a break from Big East action for the Wildcats, but it's certainly no vacation. Maryland almost beat Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium last weekend, and Jordan Williams... Read more

Live updates on tonight's hoops action

Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 7:34 PM
With three games going on at the same time tonight, it won't be easy to keep track of them all at once. But you can do so right here, as Inquirer reporters will be on Twitter updating all the action. Follow along below. Here's the schedule: Penn at La Salle Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue: Tom Gola Arena TV/Radio:... 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

Wayns: 'Now I get to brag back'

Friday, December 31, 2010, 12:26 AM
As you would expect, Jay Wright and his players faced a storm of questions after last night's 78-74 win over Temple at the Pavilion. But one fairly significant point almost got lost in the deluge: the victory gave the Wildcats the Big 5 championship. Almost the entire press conference passed before... 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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