Villanova crushed St. Joe’s in a Big 5 match up on Saturday.
The Owls defeated the Explorers 58-57 at the Palestra on Saturday.
It’s easy to throw out the records whenever two city teams meet in a Big 5 battle. Villanova has made it clear that Saturday’s showdown with Temple is no exception.
Dalton Pepper scored the go-ahead layup with 45 seconds left, helping Temple recover after blowing a 15-point lead to beat Penn 78-73 on Saturday night.
La Salle has rewarded coach John Giannini with a contract extension after he led the Explorers to their best NCAA tournament run since 1955.
La Salle opens their first NCAA Tournament in over two decades against Boise State.
The Temple Owls sit at 21-8 with just two games remaining in the regular season, and are getting ready for the home stretch.
Drexel will be on the road on Thursday night as they visit Old Dominion in CAA action.
The Temple Owls have made the turn for home here in the regular season and they are playing pretty good basketball as they do it.
It’s been a helter-skelter season for Temple. One moment, the Owls look fantastic. The next, they’re indecisive offensively and foundering.
Safe to say, it will be the biggest Big 5 game of the season on Thursday night as Temple hosts La Salle.
It should be fun on Saturday night on Hawk Hill as St. Joe’s hosts Temple in a critical Big 5 and Atlantic 10 match-up.
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Langston Galloway had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Saint Joseph’s past Pennsylvania 79-59 Saturday night.
Ramon Galloway and Tyreek Duren scored 17 points apiece as La Salle used a big first-half run to pull away from Penn en route to a 74-57 win Saturday.