It was a week of emotional ups and downs for the Temple Owls (10-4).
St. Joe’s now sits at 11-4 on the season, after finding a way to win on the road at Duquesne University last night, taking an 84-82 decision in overtime.
The Wildcats will look to bounce back and get into the conference “win” column on Thursday night as they host South Florida at the Pavilion.
Jerrell Wright scored 21 points to lead La Salle in the rout of Central Connecticut State University on Thursday night.
La Salle is 7-4 heading into this one and the Blue Devils sit at 5-5, but Explorers’ head coach Dr. John Giannini says they present a difficult challenge.
CJ Aiken scored 20 points as Saint Joseph’s University defeated Coppin State on Wednesday night, tying coach Phil Martelli for the most victories in school history.
Carideo — who was a star player at Widener in the ’90s — was recently selected for induction into the Philadelphia Small College Basketball Hall of Fame.
Devon White scored 15 points to lead La Salle, which made just two of 14 from three-point range.
Juan Fernandez came into the game needing three points to reach 1,000 for his career. He got to 1,001 on a layup 5:10 into the game, then kept scoring.
It’s always one of the highlights of the local college basketball slate, and this year, for the first time ever, it will take place on Hawk Hill.
Chris Fouch scored a season-high 24 points, hitting six three-pointers, to lead Drexel to a 71-58 victory on Tuesday night.
The Drexel Dragons are on the road tonight, visiting Niagara University in a non-conference matchup.
The Owls have a few days off before heading down to Texas to play the Longhorns on Saturday in Austin, and Rice on Monday in Houston.
Drexel head coach Bruiser Flint says Princeton is a tough team on offense.
Rob Belcore had his first career double-double on Wednesday night.