Newtown Square, Pa. native Patrick Chambers was introduced on Monday as the 12th head coach in the history of Penn State men’s basketball.
Former Villanova assistant Patrick Chambers has replaced Ed DeChellis as the men’s head basketball coach at Penn State University.
Rondae Jefferson would be perched there anxiously at the edge of the bench, tapping his foot incessantly, a ball tucked under his right arm as his eyes floated from side-to-side like great brown sponges absorbing everything.
The Wildcats will battle George Mason, in Cleveland, on Friday afternoon.
The Wildcats squandered a 16-point halftime lead and lost to the 15th seeded South Florida (10-22), who had previously lost eight of nine.
Ashton Gibbs had 18 points and No. 4 Pittsburgh clinched the outright conference title, using a big second half to beat No. 19 Villanova 60-50 on Saturday.
Dwight Hardy scored a career-high 34 points and No. 23 St. John’s proved it doesn’t need to play at the program’s second home to beat a ranked team with an 81-68 win over No. 15 Villanova on Saturday.
Corey Fisher scored a career-high 34 points, nailing the tying 3-pointer near the end of regulation, and No. 15 Villanova beat DePaul 77-75 in overtime Saturday.
Maalik Wayns game-tying three-point attempt swished through the net — a tick after the final buzzer and No. 4 Pittsburgh escaped with a 57-54 win over No. 9 Villanova on Saturday night.
The new Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll is out and once again two Big 5 teams are ranked.
Maalik Wayns scored 17 points and Corey Fisher had 16 to help Villanova pull away late in a sluggish game, beating No. 25 West Virginia 66-50 on Saturday.
Austin Freeman scored 10 of Georgetown’s final 12 points — he had an assist on the other two — and finished with 30 in a 69-66 victory over No. 8 Villanova on Saturday.
Guards Maalik Wayns and Corey Fisher combined to hit 6 of 7 shots from beyond the arc in the first half, giving No. 7 Villanova a big lead, and the Wildcats held on to beat third-ranked Syracuse 83-72 in a raucous Carrier Dome on Saturday.
The Huskies’ Kemba Walker stands in the way of No. 7 Villanova escaping Storrs, Connecticut with its biggest road win of the season. Jay Wright’s Wildcats have won 11 straight games entering Monday’s matchup at No. 10 ranked UConn.
The nationally ranked Wildcats remain undefeated in the Big East.