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College football notes from ESPN’s media day

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 3:57 PM
BRISTOL, Conn. - Every year, ESPN invites a bunch of media types to its headquarters so that they can talk to other media types about things in the media. Part of the event was dedicated to NFL coverage, another part to college football coverage, and the rest to showing off the big new digital studio... Read more

ESPN's College GameDay coming to the Palestra for Temple-La Salle

Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 11:43 AM
The day Big 5 fans have long hoped to see is finally coming. ESPN is bringing its "College GameDay" show to the Palestra on Saturday, January 18 for the Temple-La Salle game. That means a two-hour morning show live from 33rd Street: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on ESPNU, and 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on ESPN. The... Read more

Temple, La Salle in ESPN's college hoops Tip-Off Marathon

Monday, August 12, 2013, 10:06 AM
We already knew that Temple will host Kent State on November 11, and that La Salle will host Quinnipiac on November 12. We now know the tip times for those games - and that both games will be on national television. That's right. Both games will be part of this year's college basketball tip-off marathon... Read more

Bill Cosby to perform at Palestra after Temple-Penn Big 5 game

Friday, July 19, 2013, 3:41 PM
November 9 was always going to be a big day on 33rd Street. It just got a lot bigger. We already know it's Homecoming weekend at Penn. So what's likely to be the season's biggest crowd will be on hand for the Quakers' football game against Princeton at 12 p.m. There's also the men's basketball season... Read more

Temple men's basketball sets non-conference schedule, American conference opponents

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 4:52 PM
Temple's men's basketball program has unveiled the dates for its non-conference games and the breakdown of American Athletic Conference teams it will host and/or visit for the 2013-14 season. The Owls will tip off their campaign on November 9 with a Big 5 game against Penn at the Palestra. Their other... Read more

Temple's Khalif Wyatt, La Salle's Ramon Galloway on U.S. Basketball Writers Association's All-District team

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
The U.S. Basketball Writers Association's All-District teams have been announced, and as you would expect, the Big 5 is well-represented in the district that includes our region. I am a member of the USBWA, and though I've voted for All-District honors in the past, I didn't this year because I don't... Read more

Live updates: 2013 NCAA tournament Sunday third round games

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
UPDATE: Tyrone Garland hit the game-winning shot with 2.5 seconds left to lead La Salle past Mississippi, 76-74, in Kansas City. The Explorers are headed to the Sweet 16 in Los Angeles. They'll play Wichita State in the West Region semifinal on Thursday. The "Southwest Philly Floater," as Garland... Read more

Video: Crunch time for La Salle, Temple and Villanova

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
So here we are in mid-February, and the pressure is really starting to build on local teams hoping to make the NCAA Tournament. Right now, the city has three candidates: La Salle, Temple and Villanova. They've all had roller-coaster seasons, and there are lots of twists and turns yet to come. We... Read more

Phil Jasner, Marvin O'Connor headline 2013 Big 5 Hall of Fame class

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Legendary former Daily News basketball writer Phil Jasner and former Saint Joseph's backcourt standout Marvin O'Connor headline the 2013 Big 5 Hall of Fame class. In addition to his many years covering the 76ers, Jasner also covered the local college basketball scene for a long time. He passed away... Read more

2013 NCAA tournament third round Sunday TV schedule

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Click here for Saturday's TV schedule. Sunday (all times are Eastern): 12:15 p.m.: W2. Ohio State vs. W10. Iowa State at Dayton, Ohio (CBS/Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg//Tracy Wolfson) 3:06 p.m.: E1. Indiana vs. E9. Temple at Dayton, Ohio (CBS/Jim Nantz/Clark Kellogg/Tracy Wolfson) 5:25 p.m.: S1. Kansas... Read more
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