Saturday, December 20, 2014

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Villanova to play Maryland in Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 2:43 PM
Villanova fans might want to take December 9 off from work. And maybe the 10th too. ESPN announced Wednesday that the Wildcats will play Maryland at Madison Square Garden in this year's Jimmy V Classic. Whether or not the Terps are that great next season, there should at least be a terrific atmosphere... 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

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

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

CBS’ Bill Raftery excited to call Villanova, St. Joe’s in NCAA tournament

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 4:22 PM
There’s never a bad time to talk college hoops with CBS and Fox Sports analyst Bill Raftery. But I must admit that after interviewing him and Verne Lundquist during Championship Week, I thought that was all I’d need for a while. Then Selection Sunday happened. Villanova and Saint Joseph’s... Read more

Here's my 2014 NCAA tournament bracket

Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:25 AM
As some of you know, we are nearing the end of the final season of MidMajority.com, one of the best college basketball sites of all time. It has become a thing among the MidMajority community to stop doing bracket predictions, and I've come around to that view in recent years. I'd much rather sit... 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, 9:14 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
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