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2014 NCAA tournament bracket: Villanova, Saint Joseph's, Delaware in East Region

Sunday, March 16, 2014, 12:05 AM
The NCAA tournament selection committee gave Philadelphia college basketball fans a treat when this year's NCAA tournament bracket was unveiled. Villanova and Saint Joseph's could face each other in the Round of 32 in Buffalo, with the winner getting a trip to New York's Madison Square Garden for the... Read more

Big East, Atlantic 10 and American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournaments TV schedule

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 9:26 PM
Here's how to watch the conference tournaments involving Philadelphia's teams during Championship Week. I'll update this post as more seeds are finalized, and throughout the tournaments as teams advance. Big East All games at Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y. Wednesday, March 12 7:00 p.m.:... Read more

Villanova loses to Seton Hall in Big East tournament on Sterling Gibbs' buzzer-beater

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 2:00 AM
NEW YORK - For yet another year, Villanova is going home from the Big East tournament early. The No. 1 seed Wildcats fell to No. 8 seed Seton Hall in the quarterfinals, 64-63, on Sterling Gibbs' buzzer-beater from just inside the three-point arc. It was a dramatic end to a classic afternoon at Madison... Read more

Villanova to face Seton Hall in Big East tournament quarterfinals

Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 9:09 PM
NEW YORK - Seton Hall lost both of its regular season games to Butler in rather convincing fashion, including a regular season-ending 71-54 blowout at Hinkle Fieldhouse. In the first game of the Big East tournament, the Pirates got their revenge - but just barely. Thanks to 14 points and 12 rebounds... Read more

Bill Raftery dishes on the Big East and American Athletic Conference tournaments

Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 2:39 PM
NEW YORK - Bill Raftery is in for a busy week. He'll be calling all the prime time games at the Big East tournament on Fox Sports 1, then on Sunday he'll cross the East River for the A-10 title game on CBS. To set the stage, I caught up with Raftery for a few minutes on Tuesday at CBS and Turner... Read more

Jay Wright remains focused as the spotlight grows on Villanova

Sunday, March 9, 2014, 12:13 AM
Villanova coach Jay Wright said the same thing so many times after the Wildcats' 77-59 rout of Georgetown on Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center that by the end of his press conference, you could actually believe him. Wright was asked if it has been difficult to keep his team focused as it has rolled... Read more

Villanova coach Jay Wright 'would not have thought' his team would be 25-3

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 12:37 PM
CineSport's Noah Coslov sat down for an exclusive Q&A with Villanova men's basketball head coach Jay Wright. Check it out above. Read more

A few minutes with Joe Lunardi

Thursday, December 19, 2013, 9:15 PM
One of the side benefits to covering the Drexel-St. Joe's game Wednesday night was catching up with Joe Lunardi, the ESPN.com bracketologist who also does color commentary on the Hawks' radio broadcasts. As often happens during our chats, we bounced around a bunch of local and national subjects. Here's... Read more

This season’s Big 5 TV schedule and unofficial doubleheaders

Friday, November 8, 2013, 3:40 PM
I always intend to do this every year, and more often than not I forget. I remembered this time, even if it was just a few hours before the start of the season. Here’s the schedule of all of this season’s Big 5 City Series games and how you can (or can’t, in a few cases) watch them... Read more

Bill Raftery leaves ESPN for Fox; Villanova to visit Butler on New Year's Eve

Thursday, June 27, 2013, 2:13 PM
Fox Sports announced Thursday that renowned college basketball analyst Bill Raftery has left ESPN for Fox Sports. Raftery, who as you all know is a proud La Salle grad, will team up with Gus Johnson to form the lead announcing team on Fox Sports 1's Big East basketball coverage. That should make for... 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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