La Salle defeated Colgate to open their season on Saturday.
Temple defeated American on Friday night 40-37 at the Liacouras Center.
Langston Galloway scored 19 points and hit yet another huge 3-pointer, and Saint Joseph’s beat No. 23 VCU 65-61 on Sunday to win its first Atlantic 10 tournament title since 1997.
Langston Galloway scored 18 points as all five starters reached double figures in Saint Joseph’s 75-64 win over cross-town rival La Salle on Saturday.
JayVaughn Pinkston had 15 points and 10 rebounds No. 8 Villanova overcame some early shooting woes to beat St. John’s 74-67 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
Kadeem Jack had 18 points and Junior Etou scored the go-ahead basket with 40 seconds to play to lift Rutgers to a 71-66 win over Temple on Wednesday night.
Anthony Myles made a 3-point shot that capped a 7-0 run and gave Rider the advantage it needed to come from behind and defeat Pennsylvania 89-88 on Sunday.
Javan Felix hit a three-pointer with nine seconds to play in overtime and Texas topped Temple 81-80 on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center.
Michigan advanced to the national championship game with a 61-56 victory over Syracuse in the Final Four on Saturday night.
Luke Hancock came off the bench to score 20 points, walk-on Tim Henderson sparked a second-half rally with a pair of monster 3s and Louisville advanced to the NCAA title game Saturday night, escaping with a 72-68 victory over Wichita State.
The Louisville Cardinals put on a defensive clinic, shutting down Colorado State and dominated the Rams 82-56.
“We’re probably looking at an economic impact of eight to ten million dollars,” says Larry Needle, executive director of the Philadelphia Sports Congress.
La Salle loses to Butler, 69-58 in the Atlantic 10 quarterfinals, and now the Explorers must await their NCAA tournament fate.
Mouphtaou Yarou made his first seven shots and scored 18 points, sending Villanova to a 66-53 victory over St. John’s in the second round of the Big East tournament Wednesday night.
Nate Wolters struggled to get his chances for most of the game . Once he did, the Summit League’s player of the year proved worthy of the title and added another – tournament MVP.