The two will get an award Sunday recognizing their efforts.
The St. Joes mens varsity eight qualified for the grand final for the first time since 2005.
Franklyn, a junior forward who was the Big 5's most improved player last season, says her mom motivated her on and off the court.
Here is all you need to know about the three-day event that runs Thursday through Saturday at Franklin Field.
Villanova was the big winners of the Big Five awards announced Tuesday, with Josh Hart being named player of the year and Jay Wright winning coach of the year honors.
St. Anthony (N.J.) High School is closing, and Sister Mary Alan Barszczewski had helped basketball coach Bob Hurley keep it alive.
Not even the Associated Press is immune to the allure of power rankings. Indeed, you could argue that the wire service's renowned college basketball and football polls started the trend way back in the day.
SAINT JOSEPH'S has gotten an early start on the class of 2018 with a verbal commitment from junior point guard Jared Bynum, 5-9 and growing, according to Georgetown Prep (North Bethesda, Md.) coach Ryan Eskow.
Here are the 2016 fall-season college athletes who also excelled as students as selected by the Philadelphia Sports Information Directors Association.
Phil Martelli on the difference between the city support his St. Joe's team got in 2004 postseason and the limited support for this Villanova team.
The bad news for the City Six teams who are not Villanova is that this was a tough season. The good news? All of the teams will return significant players next season.
PITTSBURGH - A lot of people probably figured Saint Joseph's season basically ended on Dec. 30, when the Hawks lost leading scorer Shavar Newkirk for the duration with a knee injury.
PITTSBURGH - You can't go into a season saying, man, next year we might be pretty good. You can't go through a season that way. But when the season ends . . .
What: Atlantic 10 Tournament, first round
When: Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Where: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh
Records: St. Joe's, the 13th seed (11-19, 4-14); UMass, the 12th seed (14-17, 4-14).
The touching lost-and-found story of a St. Joseph's Hawks basketball championship ring returned to the coach's family after 25 years.