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Villanova’s Jenkins, Arcidiacono and Ochefu Reenact Final Play

People are still talking about that last second NCAA Championship winning shot that Kris Jenkins made after getting the pass Ryan Arcidiancono, who was sprung open by a pick set by center Daniel Ochefu as the nation watched.
Andy Katz of ESPN had Jenkins, Arcidiacono and Ochefu reenact the play to see if they could do […]

The Nova Win Was Truly One For The Ages

It was a classic game with a historic finish and it gave Villanova their second NCAA Championship. It wasn’t as unexpected as the one in 1985, but the finish was just as or more spectacular.  No one could have written a more exciting script for the finish as each team hit dramatic three-pointers with the […]

Nova Blows Out The Sooners, Now The Tar Heels

It was the biggest margin of victory in the history of the Final Four.  The Villanova Wildcats blew the Oklahoma Sooners out of the water in their semifinal battle by the score of 95-51, while going on scoring an amazing 25 consecutive points in the second half to make it an historic blow out.
Their Philly […]

Could Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield Be The Answer For The Sixers?

It’s all on the line tomorrow for Villanova as they take on sharpshooter Buddy Hield and the Oklahoma Sooners.   Nova will need to depend on their defense to help them win the battle tomorrow and get to the Championship game on Monday night.
On another note: Could Hield be the shooter that the Sixers need […]

Temple Gets Pushed Out Of The Tournament

There’s no question that it was a push off by Iowa center Adam Woodbury, but it wasn’t called.  Temple forward Obi Enechionyia was positioned inside of Woodbury, but the Hawkeyes 7-foot center extended his arms in a push just after his teammate and little point guard Mike Gesell had thrown up an air ball from the corner.
Woodbury […]

The Pressure Is On Villanova As Philly Teams Begin

The NCAA College Basketball Tournament runs start today for Villanova, St. Joes and Temple.   I see Villanova and St. Joseph’s making it to the Sweet 16 and Nova going all the way to the Elite 8 before losing to Kansas.   Despite my Bracket picks, I would not be surprised at all if St. […]

Big Man Steve Zack Given The Go Ahead For LaSalle

The LaSalle Explorers got some good news in Los Angeles as they prepare for their Sweet Sixteen battle tomorrow with Wichita State.   Their 6’11” center Steve Zack was given the thumbs up to play tomorrow.  He will be a game time decision.
Wichita State has a tremendous size advantage on the Explorers, so four or five […]

LaSalle Beats Ole Miss On A Late “Floater”

It was an amazing shot that Tyrone Garland hit which was over 6’9″ Reginald Buckner and sent LaSalle to the next round of the NCAA tournament.  In Philadelphia, it’s a shot that’s seen commonly on the playgrounds of the city of Brotherly Love.
“I’m not scared of anyone. . . . They call it a Southwest […]

Drexel Gets Snubbed In Favor Of Iona

The Drexel Dragons (27-6) were snubbed in favor of the Iona Gaels (25-7) for the final spot in the NCAA’s field of 68 on Sunday night.
Due to the lack of strength in Drexel’s non-conference schedule the selection committee felt Iona was a more deserving team for a tournament bid. The Dragons non-conference strength of schedule was […]

UMass Stuns The 21st Ranked Temple Owls

UMass gave the Temple Owls their own version of an early A-10 exit, with a 77-71 defeat of Temple knocking the Owl’s out of the A-10 tournament after only one game.
UMass opened the second half on a 15-0 run, led by Jesse Morgan who finished with 21 points and Chazz Williams who finished with 20. […]



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