Big East commissioner Mike Aresco was in Philadelphia Saturday and says there are no plans for the conference to change its name and negotiations are expected to start soon on a new TV deal.
For the first time in program history, the La Salle women’s soccer team has qualified for the NCAA Tournament.
Temple running back Bernard Pierce set a school record with five rushing touchdowns, and the Owls built a 31-point halftime lead in defeating the Maryland Terrapins 38-7 on Saturday.
Corey Fisher scored eight of his 17 points during a sensational run that helped No. 7 Villanova avoid an upset and win its 11th straight game, 74-66 over Maryland on Saturday.
Lavoy Allen hit a crucial three-point play and Temple escaped with a 64-61 victory over Maryland in Sunday’s BB&T Classic, despite yielding a 15-point lead.