Philadelphia’s cathedral of college basketball played host to girls and boys involved in the Police Athletic League’s annual President’s Day play day.
The Palestra will be the place to be next Saturday, but instead of high level college basketball being on the docket, top notch college wrestling will be on display.
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.
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.
The Sixers new slogan is “Together We Build,” and they’re giving people a chance to see what they’re building with… up close.
Langston Galloway had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Saint Joseph’s past Pennsylvania 79-59 Saturday night.
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.
Penn basketball has a big weekend at the Palestra.
The Penn Quakers have a big weekend at the Palestra.
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.
The La Salle Explorers will try to move above .500 tonight as they host Northeastern at Gola Arena.
On its home court, Penn should have worn the road uniforms.
Both teams won their season openers on Friday.
The Palestra will be rocking tonight as two Big 5 rivals go at it, Penn hosting the Temple Owls.
The Villanova Wildcats and the Penn Quakers both open their 2011-2012 college basketball seasons tonight.