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Philadelphia to host 2016 NCAA men's basketball East Regional

Monday, November 17, 2014, 12:26 PM
The NCAA gave Philadelphia college basketball fans some very good news on Monday: the 2016 men's basketball tournament's East Regional rounds are coming to the Wells Fargo Center. La Salle will serve as the host institution. It will be the 28th time that the Big Dance has come to town, and the eighth... Read more

Frozen Four leaves lasting memories in Philadelphia

Monday, April 14, 2014, 12:50 PM
I was ready for Philadelphia to host the Frozen Four from the moment the city was first awarded the event back in 2010. Those of you who've been reading my blog for a long time might remember that I covered the 2009 edition when it was in D.C. It was one of the most fun college sports spectacles I've... Read more

Former Penn coach Glen Miller dances to the Final Four with UConn

Sunday, March 30, 2014, 6:46 PM
I'm sure Glen Miller has been to the Final Four plenty of times in his career. After all, pretty much every college basketball coach in the country makes the trip every season. This year, though, Miller is going for work instead of on his own. I'm sure you saw the former Penn head coach plenty of... Read more

Penn women's basketball lures Texas into a familiar trap

Monday, March 24, 2014, 9:55 AM
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Eight years ago, I sat on press row at the American Airlines Center in Dallas and watched the last meeting between Penn and Texas in a NCAA basketball tournament. Just like this past Sunday, the Quakers held a lead at halftime, but ended up losing to a superior group of players... Read more

Jay Wright: 'I know we're a good shooting team'

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 4:34 PM
Villanova's James Bell, Darrun Hilliard and Jay Wright met with the media ahead of Saturday night's game against Connecticut in Buffalo. Here's a transcript of the press conference, courtesy of ASAP Sports. Q. This is for both of you guys. You've played UConn several times, beat them last year in... Read more

Live updates: 2014 NCAA tournament third round Saturday games

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 1:34 AM
Villanova has been eliminated from the NCAA tournament after a 77-65 loss to UConn at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y. If you can't make it to a TV during the day, this will be your one-stop shop for coverage of Saturday's NCAA tournament action. Follow along for the latest commentary via... Read more

Jay Wright: 'This is the way it's going to be for us'

Friday, March 21, 2014, 2:55 PM
Villanova's Jay Wright, James Bell, Darrun Hilliard and JayVaughn Pinkston met the press after Thursday night's win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the NCAA tournament. Here's the transcript of their remarks, courtesy of ASAP Sports. COACH WRIGHT: Thanks, Paul. Tough fought game. That was not, as everyone... Read more

Phil Martelli: 'If it's the hardest thing they face, they've lived a blessed life'

Friday, March 21, 2014, 2:07 PM
Phil Martelli, Halil Kanacevic and Langston Galloway of Saint Joseph's met the press after Thursday night's heartbreaking overtime loss to Connecticut in the NCAA tournament. Here's the transcript of their remarks, courtesy of ASAP Sports. COACH MARTELLI: We have a message on the wall in our locker... Read more

Live updates: 2014 NCAA tournament second round Friday games

Friday, March 21, 2014, 12:05 AM
With none of the Philadelphia-area teams playing today, we can just sit back and enjoy all the games. I'll be in and out of the chat throughout the afternoon and evening. Feel free to stop by and post comments, or just follow along if you're stuck without a TV or stream. The full TV schedule is here... Read more

Jay Wright returns to his coaching roots in upstate New York

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 3:20 PM
As we await Villanova vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee, here's what the Wildcats had to say at their press conference Wednesday in Buffalo. Jay Wright, James Bell and Ryan Arcidiacono were on the podium. The transcript is courtesy of ASAP Sports. Q. For both of you guys, what did you learn about playing... Read more
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