By Matt Leon


PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There are two games in the City 6 tonight.

(#4) Villanova will visit Providence. The 20-2 Wildcats beat the Friars at the Center back on January 21st, 78-68.

11-8 La Salle will be home to host UMass. The Explorers will be looking to snap a three-game losing streak.

As for the rest of the area teams:

Drexel returns to the court Thursday night with a visit to Towson.

Penn spends the weekend in New England, visiting Harvard on Friday night and Dartmouth on Saturday. This starts a critical stretch of five Ivy League games in ten days for the Quakers.

St. Joe’s returns to action Saturday night with a home game against Fordham.

Temple will host South Florida on Sunday as the Owls look for a second straight win after beating Tulane on Tuesday.

KYW’s Matt Leon spoke with Josh Verlin of cityofbasketballlove.com about everything going on in the City 6.

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