(Ed Note: Get the view from the ‘other side’ in our Philahoops Phive feature HERE.) By JOSH VERLIN Philahoops Staff Twitter: @jmverlin La Salle Explorers (13-4, 2-0 A10) vs. Dayton Flyers (12-5, 2-1 A10) Jan. 14, 2012: 7 p.m., Dayton Arena (FREE stream: DaytonFlyers.com) Before the 2011-12 college basketball season began, there were a few [...]
By ANDY EDWARDS Philahoops Staff Twitter: @dlnandyedwards Winning on the road, especially in conference play, is never easy. When it’s five-on-five plus fan base, every moment- and every mistake- is magnified. For evidence of this fact, one need look no further than Saint Joseph’s and the University of Massachusetts. The Hawks (12-5, 2-1 Atlantic 10) [...]
By MIKE SCULLIN Philahoops Bracket Expert Twitter: @mikescullin Expected RPI data courtesy of RPIForecast.com. Game projection data courtesy of Sagarain Predictor Ratings. Percentages refer to chances of at large bids, not factoring in the possibility of automatic bids. Temple Expected RPI: 31.8 Current RPI: 16 Expected SOS: 57 Current SOS: 14 Current Record: 11-4 [...]
By JOSH VERLIN Philahoops Staff Twitter: @jmverlin It’s been exactly seven weeks since Temple center Micheal Eric went down with a knee injury before the Owls’ loss to Bowling Green on Sunday, Nov. 27. That’s 11 games that Temple has had to play shorthanded, and though the Owls have gone 8-3 it’s clear they’ve been [...]
By Philahoops Staff Miles Cartwright led three Penn players in double-figures with 16 points, as the Quakers opened Ivy League play with a 66-64 win at Columbia on Friday night. The Quakers travel north to Cornell for Saturday’s game against the Big Red at 7 p.m. -Box score/Penn Athletics recap HERE. -Philly.com/Inquirer recap HERE.
By JOSH VERLIN Philahoops Staff Twitter: @jmverlin Welcome to newest edition of the Philahoops Phive, a quartet of questions for an out-of-town writer to help City 6 fans get as prepared as possible for upcoming matchups. La Salle travels to Dayton tomorrow to take on the Flyers, so we got in touch with our friends [...]