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Tyrone Garland and Tyreek Duren celebrate in file photo. (credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Duren, Garland Lead La Salle Past Temple 74-68

Tyreek Duren scored 20 points, Tyrone Garland added 17 and La Salle extended its winning streak to five with a 74-68 win over city rival Temple on Saturday.

01/18/2014

(Temple Coach Fran Dunphy. Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Temple Pushes Past Penn, 78-73

Dalton Pepper scored the go-ahead layup with 45 seconds left, helping Temple recover after blowing a 15-point lead to beat Penn 78-73 on Saturday night.

11/09/2013

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Sixers Holding Open Practice Saturday

The Sixers new slogan is “Together We Build,” and they’re giving people a chance to see what they’re building with… up close.

10/15/2013

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Saint Joe’s Routs Penn 79-59 In Big 5 Matchup

Langston Galloway had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Saint Joseph’s past Pennsylvania 79-59 Saturday night.

01/19/2013

(City 6 coaches and others pose with a giant check at the 2012 "Coaches vs. Cancer" kickoff breakfast at the Paleestra. Credit: Ed Benkin)

Philly’s ”City 6” Basketball Coaches Gather for Cancer Society Fundraiser

Even though college basketball may have been on the minds of the fans at the Palestra, the annual event raises money for the American Caner Society.

03/12/2012

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Resilient Quakers Host Brown, Yale For Critical Weekend

Penn basketball has a big weekend at the Palestra.

03/02/2012

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Quakers Welcome Cornell, Columbia To Palestra

The Penn Quakers have a big weekend at the Palestra.

02/17/2012

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Villanova Meets St. Joe’s on Hawk Hill in Hot Local Rivalry

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.

12/16/2011

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Basketball: La Salle Welcomes Northeastern to Gola Arena

The La Salle Explorers will try to move above .500 tonight as they host Northeastern at Gola Arena.

11/30/2011

(Penn senior guard Zack Rosen.  Photo provided by Univ. of Pa.)

Penn Falls To Pitt 78-58

On its home court, Penn should have worn the road uniforms.

11/26/2011

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Villanova, La Salle Set For Big 5 Clash at the Pavilion

Both teams won their season openers on Friday.

11/15/2011

(File photo of Temple senior guard Juan Fernandez.  Credit: Patrick Rosenbaum)

Temple Opens Season Tonight vs. Penn at Palestra

The Palestra will be rocking tonight as two Big 5 rivals go at it, Penn hosting the Temple Owls.

11/14/2011

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Basketball: Villanova Home to Open Season; Penn Starts on Road

The Villanova Wildcats and the Penn Quakers both open their 2011-2012 college basketball seasons tonight.

11/11/2011