College Basketball

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Villanova and Temple Could Meet in the NCAA Tournament

The NCAA tournament selection committee handed Philadelphia basketball fans a present for March Madness: Villanova and Temple could play in the second round of the […]

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How to Watch Today’s Big 5 Tripleheader on TV Today

Philly oldtimers talk about the days of Big 5 double- and tripleheaders: When you’d be able to go to the Palestra and see two or […]

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La Salle Shot The Lights Out Last Night (Literally)

La Salle’s basketball team didn’t have a great season. The Explorers won fewer than 10 games. At one point this season, they had a 1-17 […]

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Which Philly Schools Will Make It to March Madness?

If this were any other year, March Madness would already have begun. Instead, it’s a leap year. We have to wait one more day for […]

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Villanova Is No. 1 in the Polls for the First Time Ever

The Villanova men’s basketball team may have its 1985 national championship, but the Wildcats had never been ranked No. 1 in the country during the […]

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Does Anyone in Philly College Hoops — Besides Villanova — Have a Shot at the March NCAA Tourney?

The January break is over, and all six of the area’s Division I men’s college basketball teams have started division play. With no hope of […]

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Villanova Is Great Again; Is This the Year the Wildcats Deliver in March?

College basketball fans, especially casual fans, may consider the Villanova Wildcats a team of overrated chumps who fold whenever March comes around. After all, they […]

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Larry Brown Is In Trouble With the NCAA. Again.

Yesterday the NCAA announced (read the full decision below) that the basketball program at Southern Methodist University had “committed multiple violations, including academic fraud, unethical conduct […]

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Rare Big 5 Doubleheader Scheduled for Palestra This Season

The Palestra is always named among the best gyms in college basketball. The arena, built in 1927 and most recently renovated in 2000, used to […]

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One Philly College Basketball Team Is Still Playing

Quenton DeCosey got a pretty good look. Trailing Miami by three in the closing seconds, Temple passed the ball around the perimeter looking for a […]

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Temple Has a Great Shot at Being “Crappy UConn” This Year

Last night, Feyonda Fitzgerald hit a bank shot with a half-second left in overtime to put Temple past N.C. State, 80-79, in the Women’s NIT. […]

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The Villanova Rout of Lafayette in 8 GIFs

By some oddsmakers, the Villanova Wildcats were 22-point favorites coming into their Round of 64 game against the Lafayette Leopards. They covered by halftime. Villanova […]

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5 Reasons You Should Root for Villanova in the NCAA Tournament

I like Villanova’s basketball team. I realize this is not a popular opinion for all basketball fans in Philly. Villanova is the Duke of the […]

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5 Reasons Temple Got Snubbed by NCAA Tournament Selection Committee

Temple basketball fans got an early Christmas gift last year when the Owls routed Kansas by 25. “I think we played about as well as […]

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Villanova Gets No. 1 Seed in NCAA Tournament; Temple Out

After a 32-2 season, Villanova received the No. 1 seed in the East Region of the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats will play Lafayette, winners of […]