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  1. Phil Martelli wants to fly on the Villanova plane he’s making fun of; Jay Wright is all about it

    Mar 17, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

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    After the South, West and Midwest brackets were announced Sunday night, none of our three area tournament teams had had their name called on the CBS Selection Show. Naturally, Villanova, St. Joe’s and Delaware are all in the same region. And Villanova and St. Joe’s are in the same building. No. 10 St. Joe’s will…

  2. If you haven’t been paying attention, No. 10 Villanova is really good at basketball right now

    Dec 13, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT

    They're so good, they miraculously found -- and then won -- the lost city of Atlantis. ... We're pretty sure. (USA Today Images)

    Coming into the season, this Sunday’s Villanova-La Salle game figured to be a clash between the city’s two best teams, with the Explorers — coming off a Sweet 16 berth in 2012-13 — maybe even holding the slight edge. But after a month-and-a-half, one thing has become clear: Villanova is by far the best team…

  3. Drexel beats Villanova in huuuuge upset

    Dec 4, 2013, 1:19 AM EDT

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    If you’re one of those people in the Philadelphia area who has to wake up really early in the morning — like, before 10:00 am — and have to sit in traffic while maneuvering an automobile while attempting to drink enough coffee as to not be a total zombie on your way to a fun…

  4. Six predictions for the City 6 season

    Nov 8, 2013, 3:20 PM EDT

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    Yesterday we brought you a handy cheat sheet previewing the six local Division I teams to get you ready for college basketball season, which tips off tonight. Today we’re keeping the hoops coverage rolling with six predictions for the City 6 season (brought to you by the number 6). 1) Most of the teams in…

  5. Your 2013-14 City 6 College Basketball Season Preview

    Nov 7, 2013, 2:15 PM EDT

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    The city’s first Big 5 game tips off Saturday night, when Temple meets Penn at the Palestra. Also on Saturday, La Salle hosts Manhattan, St. Joe’s visits Vermont. Villanova gets going Friday night against Lafayette, and Drexel takes on No. 22 UCLA at midnight ET (Friday into Saturday). Zeitlin’s going to be back tomorrow with…

  6. Photo: I can’t stop looking at this picture of Jay Wright and Nicki Minaj

    Oct 28, 2013, 7:27 PM EDT

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    Coach pic.twitter.com/84tgbj1wk9 — IG: @NickiMinaj (@NICKIMINAJ) October 28, 2013 That’s just — that’s just super. If you’re wondering what the hell is going on, Villanova brought in Ms. Minaj to perform at its Hoops Mania event over the weekend — one of those college basketball kickoff-open-practice-lively-party events that are becoming bigger and bigger spectacles. Michigan…

  7. Video: Here’s Jeremy Roenick Swimming in the Long Rough at Merion

    Jun 6, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT

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    No, really. That’s former Flyer Jeremy Roenick swimming in the long rough at Merion, the site of the 2013 U.S. Open next week. It’s a jungle out there. You can watch the moving pictures below in an outtakes clip of Roenick’s memorable moments from a round he played with Villanova’s head basketball coach Jay Wright,…