Friday, March 27, 2015

College basketball chat with Dick Jerardi

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 1:09 AM
The Daily News' Dick Jerardi will take your college basketball questions in a live chat, starting at noon. Read more

A Speedy matchup for Temple vs La Tech

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 8:22 PM
One of the fascinating matchups when Temple (25-10) hosts Louisiana Tech (27-8) in Wednesday’s 9 p.m. NIT quarterfinal will be at the point guard position between the Owls Will Cummings and Tech’s Kenneth “Speedy” Smith. Smith has earned that nickname for obvious reasons. He... Read more

Temple-Louisiana Tech preview

Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 1:39 AM
NIT QUARTERFINAL No. 3 Louisiana Tech (27-8) at No. 1 Temple (25-10) When/Where: Wednesday, 9 p.m. Liacouras Center. TV/Radio: ESPN2/WPHT-1210 AM. Coaches: Louisiana Tech, Michael White (fourth season, 101-39); Temple, Fran Dunphy (26th season, 502-270; 9th season at Temple, 192-107). All-time... Read more

Villanova's Darrun Hilliard named Big 5 Player of the Year

Monday, March 23, 2015, 3:51 PM
Although Villanova's season ended in disappointing fashion, the Wildcats' overall success got some deserved recognition on Monday. 'Nova guard Darrun Hilliard was named Big 5 Player of the Year, and backcourt partner Ryan Arcidiacono was also named to the all-Big 5 first team. Phil Booth won Rookie... Read more

Bond rebounds with big effort

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 8:21 PM
Jaylen Bond has played recently with sore ankles, which explained soaking both feet in a bucket of ice after Sunday’s 90-77 win over visiting George Washington in a second round NIT game. The 6-foot-8 Temple junior was more than willing to put up with a chilling ritual, especially if it would... Read more

After win, Dunphy has praise for Villanova

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 8:16 PM
Fran Dunphy wasn’t going to take the bait. After Sunday’s 90-77 second round NIT win over George Washington, the Temple coach was asked whether with all the ups and downs from the last week, if he was surprised that the Owls are last Philadelphia team still playing. “I didn’t... Read more

Villanova press conference after losing to N.C. State

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 12:26 AM
Courtesy of ASAP Sports. MODERATOR: We have Villanova student-athletes Ryan Arcidiacono and Darrun Hilliard and head coach Jay Wright. We'll begin with a statement from Coach Wright. Coach? COACH WRIGHT: First, I want to give credit to NC State. They played a great game and I think they were able... Read more

N.C. State press conference after beating Villanova

Sunday, March 22, 2015, 12:16 AM
MODERATOR: We'll start with an opening statement from Coach Gottfried, followed by questions from the student-athletes. Coach? COACH GOTTFRIED: Just to start off with, I'm extremely proud of our guys and I thought they did a great job defensively not allowing Villanova to really get going from the... Read more

Penn State receives commitment from Pennsylvania center

Saturday, March 21, 2015, 12:15 PM
Connor McGovern, a 6-foot-5, 290-pound center from Lake-Lehman High School in Lehman, Luzerne County, has given an oral commitment to Penn State. Several recruiting web sites said McGovern made his commitment on Friday night during a visit to the campus. He is the fifth commit to the Nittany Lions’... Read more

Villanova's three-point shooting has Wolfpack worried

Friday, March 20, 2015, 5:13 PM
PITTSBURGH – Villanova’s proficiency at knocking down the three-point shot certainly has the attention of North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried. The top-seeded Wildcats (33-2), who take on the No. 8 Wolfpack (21-13) on Saturday night at the Consol Energy Center, connected on 11 three-pointers... Read more
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