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Archive: January, 2012

Live blogging Villanova vs. Syracuse

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 6:48 PM
Final Thoughts Syracuse had an easy time at the Wells Fargo Center tonight because the Orange treated the game seriously from the opening tap, Maybe it's the inspiration of staying No 1 or staying unbeaten, or having an eye on the top seed in the Big East tournament. Or maybe this team is on a bit... Read more

Villanova to play 20th game vs. No. 1 opponent

Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 4:07 PM
Wednesday night’s game between Villanova and Syracuse at the Wells Fargo Center will mark the 20th time the Wildcats have played against the No. 1 team in the country in the Associated Press poll. Villanova is 5-14 against opponents ranked No. 1. The Wildcats pulled off the upset in their most... Read more

Wayns, Cheek held out of starting lineup vs USF

Thursday, January 5, 2012, 7:50 PM
Villanova guards Maalik Wayns and Dominic Cheek began Thursday night's game against South Florida on the bench because of what a team spokesman called a "minor issue" at practice. The spokesman said the two guards were expected to play. Wayns, a junior from Roman Catholic High, is the Wildcats' top... Read more
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Joe Juliano first visited the Palestra in 1970 after entering Temple University and became hooked for life on Big Five basketball. He'll always go with that name, figuring if the Big Ten can have 12 teams, why can't the Big Five have six?

Juliano joined the Inquirer in 1985 after 10 years at United Press International and has covered college sports for most of that time. His current beats are Villanova basketball, Penn State football, golf and the Penn Relays. Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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