Mar 7, 2012, 2:51 PM EST
We interrupt these Fall 2012 Big East football updates to discuss actual Big East basketball that’s actually happening actually now. But first, our hearts go out to Zack Rosen and the Penn Quakers.
Mar 7, 2012, 12:13 PM EST
After months of rumors and reports, Temple University is finally on its way back to the Big East. Only this time, rather than just rejoining for football, they’ll be coming in as a full, all-sports member.
Mar 6, 2012, 2:19 PM EST
Your City Six Champ Week primer, featuring Tuesday Night Previews, A-10 and Big East brackets and one very special Ivy League showdown…
Mar 5, 2012, 6:36 PM EST
Welcome to the Colonial Athletic Association. Welcome to March. Welcome to a league were two 27-win teams from a conference that has produced two Final Four teams in the last six years have to fear being snubbed by the selection committee after winning — one more time — 27 games.
Mar 4, 2012, 11:52 AM EST
If you’ve thus far missed the Drexel bandwagon, today is a really good day to hop on. The Drexel Dragons will meet the Old Dominion Monarchs in the semifinal round of the CAA Tournament at 2 p.m. today. Both old and new Dragons fans will be able to watch the game on Comcast Sportsnet.
Feb 26, 2012, 2:25 AM EST
With their 82-72 win over the Temple Owls on Saturday night, Saint Joseph’s walked off the floor in its final home game of the season with a share of the 2012 Big 5 Title. They will share that championship with the Owls.
Feb 25, 2012, 3:40 PM EST
The Temple University Owls and Saint Joseph’s University Hawks have not played a game in the SJU Fieldhouse since 2001. This will be their first meeting inside the newly refurbished Hagan Arena. The Big 5 title is on the line.
Feb 23, 2012, 12:51 PM EST
Assorted notes, rollout recaps, and Fran Dunphy on why college refs should stop calling the carry inside…
Feb 23, 2012, 11:01 AM EST
Big 5 Hall of Famer Alonzo Lewis lost his life on his way to a basketball game Tuesday. Inside, we bring you audio and quotes of Fran Dunphy’s postgame remarks on Lewis from after the Temple coach’s win over La Salle Wednesday. Words also included from Lewis friend, and fellow legend, John Chaney.
Feb 22, 2012, 2:05 PM EST
Talks between Temple and the Big East are heating up, and CBS Sports is reporting that Temple to the Big East is 2012 is already “done.”
Feb 12, 2012, 12:52 PM EST
The Temple student section showed some solid support last night in a win over Xavier. Check out this video.
Feb 7, 2012, 7:09 PM EST
Memphis’ impending move the Big East may lock down the all important “12th school” the conference was looking to secure it the hopes of strengthening its football brand, but changes little about what remains a fluid process.
Feb 3, 2012, 6:39 PM EST
Saturday will be the first and only meeting between the programs this season; thus, it is both an Atlantic 10 and Big 5 contest, one that will have profound ramifications on this year’s city title.
Feb 1, 2012, 9:59 PM EST
Game recaps and look aheads for all local teams in action on Wednesday as part our new twice-weekly City Six wrap.
Feb 1, 2012, 6:23 PM EST
Temple Football signed 27 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. In a press conference to announce those commitments on Wednesday, head coach Steve Addazio called it “the best incoming class in the history of Temple football.”
Jan 28, 2012, 8:00 PM EST
Assorted notes, quotes, post-game audio and a full rollout recap of Temple’s 78-60 win over St. Joseph’s on Saturday.
Jan 27, 2012, 8:17 PM EST
The “most played rivalry” in Big 5 history is set to tip off for the 153rd time on Saturday afternoon when the St. Joseph’s Hawks travel to North Philadelphia to take on the Temple Owls. Game time is scheduled for 4 p.m. from the inside the sold-out Apollo on Broad (TCN, 1210 AM).
Jan 26, 2012, 2:18 PM EST
“Maybe you will never be convinced Joe Paterno was a good man who made one catastrophic mistake, but do you have time for just one story?” So begins ESPN.com’s Rick Reilly as he helps retell Adam Taliaferro’s tale.
Jan 26, 2012, 11:46 AM EST
Consider this the last article we write discussing Drexel as anything less than equal to its City 6 rivals. We like Bruiser Flint too much (and frankly are too scared of him) to want to make him angry.
Jan 22, 2012, 10:29 AM EST
Legendary Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno has died.
Jan 21, 2012, 9:41 PM EST
The Pennsylvania Quakers capped off the second leg of a day-night double-header at the Palesta on Saturday with a 84-80 win over the struggling Saint Joseph’s Hawks.
Jan 21, 2012, 7:35 PM EST
On the court, the Temple Owls have no reason to Fear the Turtle; but off it, they have every reason to envy the supportive culture which surrounds the Maryland Terrapins.
Jan 20, 2012, 3:18 PM EST
The Temple Owls and Maryland Terrapins kick-off the first leg of a Palestra double-header on Saturday at 11 a.m. St. Joe’s and Penn will meet in the night cap at 7 p.m.
Jan 18, 2012, 11:50 AM EST
In which a Temple University graduate gets pithy in response to La Salle students being pithy.
Jan 18, 2012, 11:10 AM EST
La Salle is going to need more than just one win over a post-fight Xavier team to get us fully on board that they have the ship totally righted. A win over Temple tonight would go a long way in doing that.
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