Treveon Graham had 34 points and 12 rebounds and Juvonte Reddic added 25 and 15 to lead Virginia Commonwealth past La Salle 97-89 in double overtime on Saturday.
Gola Arena should be rocking on Saturday afternoon as La Salle hosts VCU in a big Atlantic 10 game.
It is the final non-league game of the regular season on Saturday night for the Penn Quakers as they welcome the New Jersey Institute of Technology Highlanders to the Palestra.
The Drexel Dragons will look to get back on the winning track on Saturday as they battle William and Mary for a second time this season, this time at the DAC.
It was a big win for the St. Joe’s women’s basketball team on Wednesday as they downed George Washington on the road, 75-69.
The 9-7 Drexel Dragons continue to deal with along list of injuries as they get ready to continue Colonial Athletic Association play Saturday on the road at UNC-Wilmington.
Jerrell Wright and Steve Zack have been part of a standout frontcourt for La Salle so far this season.
After a Saturday win over St. John’s, the Wildcats are 15-1 and this week they moved up two spots in the AP Top 25 poll.
St. Joe’s will be on the road on Saturday, traveling down to Fairfax, Virginia, to take on George Mason in Atlantic 10 action.
The Dragons have dropped three straight, and four of five after losing their Colonial Athletic Association opener on Wednesday night against William and Mary, 85-73.
The La Salle Explorers will open Atlantic-10 play on Thursday night as they welcome George Washington to Gola Arena.
La Salle jumped out to a 16-point halftime lead en route to a 76-57 victory over Penn on Saturday night.
While Villanova’s outstanding start and meteoric rise in the national rankings has garnered a lot of the headlines on the local college basketball scene, there is another city team that has been performing at a high level since the season tipped off.
They are 9-0, they already own a signature win over Kansas and a “Battle 4 Atlantis” tournament title. Throw in a couple of blowout wins over Big 5 opponents Penn and St. Joe’s and you get a #10 (AP) ranking in the country.
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.