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Men's Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
St. Joseph’s 3-1 26-6 Jim Boyle
Temple 3-1 25-6 John Chaney
Villanova 2-2 23-14 Rollie Massimino
La Salle 1-3 14-14 “Lefty” Ervin
Pennsylvania 1-3 15-11 Tom Schneider
    103-51, 66.9%  

Men's Game Results

Date / Location Winner Loser Crowd
Dec 4 Villanova  50 La Salle  46 8,396
Palestra LSU misses opportunity to beat nat’l champ
Dec 4 Temple  76 Penn  53 8,396
Palestra Evans leads way with 13 points, 6 steals
Dec 9 Penn  86 La Salle  80 3,369
Palestra Quakers led 42-24 behind Perry Bromwell
Dec 14 Temple  81 Villanova  73 8,946
Spectrum Ed Coe career highs in pts (29) and rebs (12)
Dec 21 St. Joseph’s  63 Villanova  61 9,208
Palestra Mo Martin’s 17 pts spearheads Hawk attack
Dec 27 Temple  81 La Salle  68 4,551
Palestra John Chaney’s 300th win at Josten Classic
Jan 21 St. Joseph’s  59 Penn  50 5,679
Palestra Martin records 16 points, 5 assists, 4 steals
Jan 27 Villanova  68 Penn  64 8,459
Palestra Dwight Wilbur’s 20 keys Wildcat victory
Feb 8 St. Joseph’s  65 Temple  63 9,208
Palestra Hawks claim at least B5 tie with Martin’s 26
Feb 20 La Salle  74 St. Joseph’s  69 6,607
Palestra Legler (22, 10-10 FTs) ends SJU outright bid

Men's Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Rodney Blake (St. Joseph’s)
  • Chip Greenberg (La Salle)
  • Maurice Martin (St. Joseph’s)
  • Tim Perry (Temple)
  • Harold Pressley (Villanova)*

* Pressley became the first (and only) Wildcat to average 10 boards since 1972. On the year he netted 16.8 pts a game.

 

Big 5 Second Team:

  • Nate Blackwell (Temple)
  • Perry Bromwell (Pennsylvania)
  • Ed Coe (Temple)
  • Harold Jensen (Villanova)
  • Wayne Williams (St. Joseph’s)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Michael Brooks (La Salle)
  • Kurt Englebert (St. Joseph’s)
  • Tom Gola (La Salle)
  • Rory Sparrow (Villanova)

Men's NCAA Tournament

St. Joseph’s 60, Richmond 59, in Syracuse, NY
Cleveland State 75, St. Joseph’s 69, in Syracuse, NY
Temple 61, Jacksonville 50 (ot), in Dayton, OH
Kansas 65, Temple 43, in Dayton, OH
Villanova 71, Virginia Tech 62, in Baton Rouge, LA
Georgia Tech 66, Villanova 61, in Baton Rouge, LA

Men's National Invitation Tournament

No participants

Women's Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
Temple 4-0 15-13 Linda MacDonald
St. Joseph’s 2-1 22-7 Jim Foster
Villanova 2-1 23-8 Harry Perretta
La Salle 1-3 21-9 “Speedy” Morris
Pennsylvania 0-4 4-21 Lois Ashley
    85-58, 59.4%  

Women's Game Results

Date / Location Winner Loser
Dec 3 Villanova  56 Penn  51
Palestra Pennefather scores 18 points (8-9 FGs)
Dec 4 Temple  65 La Salle  62
McGonigle Addie Jackson nets 20 to edge Explorers
Dec 7 Temple  72 Villanova  61
Pavilion Mimi Carroll makes 9-10 FTs, scores 25 pts
Dec 9 Temple  99 Penn  40
Palestra Fourteen Owls score in blowout
Dec 10 Villanova  66 La Salle  56
Hayman Pennefather (25 pts, 12 boards) paces ‘Cats
Dec 12 St. Joseph’s  75 Penn  33
Hawk Hill Quakers shoot 30 percent (15-50) from field
Dec 20 St. Joseph’s  62 La Salle  60
Hayman St. Joe’s overcomes 7-point halftime deficit
Jan 25 La Salle  95 Penn  40
Hayman La Salle held 29 point halftime lead (50-21)
Feb 20 Temple  67 St. Joseph’s  59
McGonigle Stacey Dean scores 16 to clinch Big 5 title
Feb 25 Villanova St. Joseph’s
Nevin Game cancelled because of power outage

Women's Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Teresa Carmichael (St. Joseph’s)
  • Mimi Carroll (Temple)
  • Linda Hester (La Salle)
  • Terri Mohr (St. Joseph’s)
  • Shelly Pennefather (Villanova)*
  • June Stambaugh (Pennsylvania)

* Pennefather led the Big Five in scoring for the only time in her career, averaging 17.7 points a game in the City Series contests.

Women's NCAA Tournament

Rutgers 85, Villanova 58
Western Kentucky 74, St. Joseph’s 65

Women's National Invitation Tournament

No participants