The Temple Owls will look to extend their winning streak to four straight games on Saturday as they host the Texas Longhorns at the Center.
After losing two of three out in the Virgin Islands during the Paradise Jam, the La Salle Explorers are set to return home on Wednesday night to host Hartford.
The La Salle Explorers play their third straight home game to open the season on Saturday as they welcome Siena to Gola Arena.
Basketball fans on Hawk Hill are anxiously awaiting Wednesday night, when St. Joe’s plays its 2013-14 home opener, hosting Marist.
It’s probably safe to say that the 2012-13 La Salle Explorers provided Philadelphia sports fans with the most exciting ride of the year to this point. After a 21-win regular season, the Explorers earned one of the last at-large berths for the NCAA Tournament.
Hopes for the 2012-13 season were very high for Drexel. Coming off a 29-win season in 2011-12 with most of the squad back, the Dragons were picked to win the Colonial Athletic Association. But Drexel started slow with two straight heartbreaking, overtime losses, and never found their pace.
Temple, Villanova both 200-1 to win the NCAA Tournament, La Salle 500-1.
Safe to say, it will be the biggest Big 5 game of the season on Thursday night as Temple hosts La Salle.
The Palestra should be rocking on Saturday afternoon as the La Salle Explorers and St. Joe’s Hawks battle.
Drexel will play game three of a four-game homestand at the DAC on Thursday night when they welcome George Mason to town.
Temple will be looking for a third straight win on Thursday night as they host Duquesne at the Liacouras Center.
Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats are on the road tonight to run with the Cincinnati Bearcats.
It’s another weekend of Ivy League action for the Penn Quakers as they prepare to welcome Yale and Brown to the Palestra.
The Drexel Dragons will play their next four games in the cozy confines of the DAC, starting with Thursday night’s CAA match-up with Old Dominion.
La Salle’s Tyreek Duren is making a strong case to be the best college basketball player in the city.