Both Villanova and St. Joe’s had their names called in the 68-team field on Sunday Selection. And both are in the Eastern Regional.
Billy Baron, the MAAC Player of the Year, played in the ACC and Atlantic-10 before coming to Canisius, giving him a better perspective than most on the quality of play across conferences.
Langston Galloway scored 27 points and pulled down eight rebounds as Saint Joseph’s put away Saint Bonaventure 83-74 on Saturday.
Langston Galloway scored 24 points as St. Joseph’s defeated Virginia Commonwealth 69-62 Saturday night.
La Salle gave up the game-winner to St. Louis with 4 seconds left as they were defeated 65-63 Saturday.
Halil Kanacevic scored 18 points and Saint Joseph’s broke away from a late tie to beat No. 21 Massachusetts 73-68 Saturday.
Steve Zack scored 16 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as La Salle topped Duquesne 71-63 on Saturday.
Tyreek Duren scored 23 points as La Salle pushed past Duquesne in the second half to win 75-56 on Sunday afternoon.
Temple star guard Khalif Wyatt says his injured left thumb should not be a problem when the Owls play top-seeded Indiana in the NCAA tournament.
Treveon Graham scored 17 points, and hot-shooting VCU beat Saint Joseph’s 82-79 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament Friday night.
La Salle’s got a first round bye in the A-10 Tournament, turns their focus to St. Louis.
Carl Jones scored 24 points and Saint Joe’s eased past Fordham 82-56 Saturday night to sweep the season series.
Khalif Wyatt scored 24 points to lead Temple to a 76-70 win over Rhode Island on Saturday.
Ramon Galloway posted 23 points and six assists, and La Salle used a big first half to defeat Duquesne 97-64 Saturday.
Scootie Randall scored 18 points and Temple beat Charlotte 71-51 Sunday for the Owls’ third straight victory.