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Phil Martelli

  1. Mini Martelli more loyal to grandfather’s Hawks than dad’s Hens

    Mar 18, 2014, 10:54 AM EDT

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    You’re only a four-year-old kid once. Eventually you’re going to grow up, go to middle school, then high school, probably college, find a career of your own, and then one day all of that hair on your head will just disappear. So little Phillip Martelli, grandson of St. Joe’s head coach Phil and son of…

  2. 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…

  3. St. Joe’s has won the A-10 tournament, and Phil Martelli’s 4-year-old grandson has won the Internet

    Mar 16, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT

    If I had no idea who he was, and had to guess only from this face alone, I'd guess "Phil Martelli's grandson"

    Meet Phillip Martelli, Phil Martelli’s four-year-old grandson, who spent Sunday afternoon directly behind the St. Joe’s bench doodling on a dry-erase board and wearing a tie long enough to reach the floor. His grandpop’s Hawks topped VCU Sunday to claim their first A-10 tournament title since 1997, Martelli’s second season as head coach. Although they…

  4. 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…

  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…