Penn History

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Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
St. Joseph’s 3-1 10-16 Harry Booth
Villanova 3-1 16-11 Rollie Massimino
Pennsylvania 2-2 17-9 Chuck Daly
La Salle 1-3 11-15 Paul Westhead
Temple 1-3 9-18 Don Casey
    63-69, 47.7%  

Game Results

All games were played at the Palestra.

Date Winner Loser Crowd
Dec 20 St. Joseph’s  77 Penn  71 7,058
  Norman Black’s 21 points keys Hawk victory
Jan 17 St. Joseph’s  86 La Salle  75 5,327
  SJU’s Willie Taylor scores 27 points
Jan 21 Penn  55 Temple  52 4,177
  John Engles’ 22 points paces Quakers
Jan 24 Villanova  69 Penn  67 7,215
  ‘Nova hangs on after nine-point halftime lead
Jan 31 Temple  67 La Salle  63 3,768
  Walt Montford  (19 pts, 13 rebs) sparks upset
Feb 14 La Salle  75 Villanova  72 6,883
  Charlie Wise nets career-high 29 points
Feb 18 St. Joseph’s  74 Temple  62 3,117
  Temple was five of 30 from field in 1st half
Feb 21 Villanova  59 Temple  58 5,581
  Larry Herron scores 18 points (9 of 11 FGs)
Feb 25 Penn  58 La Salle  56 5,718
  Keven McDonald records 22 points, 8 rebs
Feb 28 Villanova  71 St. Joseph’s  60 9,208
  ‘Nova shares first title since 1967

Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Norman Black (St. Joseph’s)
  • John Engles (Pennsylvania)
  • Keith Herron (Villanova)
  • Kevin McDonald (Pennsylvania)
  • Charlie Wise (La Salle)*

* Wise averaged 16.7 points, shot 80.8 percent from the line and led the Big Five in assists at 5.2 per game. He had a career-best 29 vs. Nova.

 

Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Corky Calhoun (Pennsylvania)
  • Matt Guokas (St. Joseph’s)
  • Bob McAteer (La Salle)
  • Jay Norman (Temple)
  • Hubie White (Villanova)

NCAA Tournament

No participants

National Invitation Tournament

No participants