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Video: Villanova's distance medley relay struggles

Thursday, April 28, 2011, 11:38 PM
The women's distance medley relay definitely did not go according to plan for Villanova. Coming into the race, the Wildcats were hyped as the favorites to not just win the Championship of America, but perhaps set a new record as well. Instead, coach Gina Procaccio watched her team get off to a slow... 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

Villanova's worst loss yet?

Friday, March 18, 2011, 4:56 PM
I picked George Mason to beat Villanova in my bracket, but I certainly didn't expect a Wildcats collapse quite like that. With 3:53 left in the game and 'Nova winning 52-46, stats guru Ken Pomeroy tweeted that the Wildcats had an 80 percent chance to win. As probabilities go, that's pretty high. Jay... Read more

Live updates: NCAA Tournament Second Round Day 2

Friday, March 18, 2011, 9:38 AM
Will we get the drama of yesterday's afternoon session games, or the relative dullness of the night session games (other than Michigan State-UCLA)? It's time to find out. I can't help thinking that the one game of major local interest is going to be one of the better ones today. George Mason is a... 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 Philly.com'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 Philly.com'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: Jay Wright interview

Monday, March 14, 2011, 8:21 PM
My interview with Villanova coach Jay Wright at the 2011 Coaches vs. Cancer March Madness Tip-Off Breakfast. Read more

The Schuylkill 16 2010-11: Week 17

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 4:03 PM
NEW YORK - Sorry this is a day late. I was going to post it yesterday, but then the refereeing mess happened in the Rutgers-St. John's game so I decided to write about that. I should note that ballots were cast before that game, so they don't reflect Rutgers' loss. But if you read all the way to the... Read more

'You know, this wasn't in the plan'

Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 4:55 AM
South Florida 70, Villanova 69: Joe Juliano | Super 'Nova | Ashley Fox | Mike Kern | Sam Donnellon NEW YORK - It probably wasn't the best choice of words, all things considered. But things get said in the heat of the moment, especially when that moment follows the biggest comeback from halftime in... Read more
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