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Men's Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
Temple 4-0 32-2 John Chaney
St. Joseph’s 3-1 15-14 Jim Boyle
Villanova 2-2 24-13 Rollie Massimino
Pennsylvania 1-3 10-16 Tom Schneider
La Salle 0-4 24-10 Speedy Morris
    105-55, 65.6%  

Men's Game Results

Date / Location Winner Loser Crowd
Dec 2 Villanova  84 Penn  55 6,222
Pavilion ‘Nova shoots 59% from field; Massey 9-10
Dec 5 Penn  66 La Salle  61 5,251
Palestra Tyrone Pitts stars with 21 points, 10 boards
Dec 12 St. Joe’s  53 Villanova  52 6,500
Pavilion “Pick” Brown’s 15-foot bank shot wins it
Dec 18 Villanova  83 La Salle  80 8,144
Palestra Tom Greis scores 21 points in Josten’s win
Jan 6 Temple  84 Penn  50 3,974
Palestra Vreeswyk buries five threes en route to 20 pts
Jan 14 Temple  59 La Salle  56 4,500
McGonigle Owls stage 12-2 run to end the game
Jan 19 St. Joe’s  73 La Salle  63 7,179
Palestra Cheerleaders and mascots brawl at timeout
Feb 10 Temple  98 Villanova  86 4,500
McGonigle Howard Evans 20 assists and one turnover
Feb 23 St. Joe’s  76 Penn  64 2,772
Palestra Blake’s line:  26 points, 9 boards, 9 blocks
March 2 Temple  75 St. Joe’s  62 8,722
Palestra Mark Macon scores 35 and hits five treys

Men's Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Rodney Blake (St. Joseph’s)
  • Howard Evans (Temple)
  • Mark Macon (Temple)
  • Tim Perry (Temple)
  • Lionel Simmons (La Salle)*

* Simmons averaged 23.3 points and 11.4 rebounds a game as he led the Explorers to 24 victories as just a sophomore.

 

Big 5 Second Team:

  • Tom Greis (Villanova)
  • Tim Legler (La Salle)
  • Mark Plansky (Villanova)
  • Mark Vreeswyk (Temple)
  • Doug West (Villanova)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Steve Bilsky (Pennsylvania)
  • Hank Siemiontkowski (Villanova)
  • Bob Vetrone (publicist, broadcaster, historian)
  • Bryan Warwick (St. Joseph’s)

Men's NCAA Tournament

Temple 87, Lehigh 73, in Hartford, CT
Temple 74, Georgetown 53, in Hartford, CT
Temple 69, Richmond 47, in East Rutherford, NJ
Duke 63, Temple 53, in East Rutherford, NJ
Villanova 82, Arkansas 74, in Cincinnati, OH
Villanova 66, Illinois 63, in Cincinnati, OH
Villanova 88, Kentucky 74, in Birmingham, AL
Oklahoma 78, Villanova 59, in Birmingham, AL
Kansas State 66, La Salle 53, in South Bend, IN

Women's Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
La Salle 3-1 25-5 John Miller
St. Joseph’s 3-1 24-8 Jim Foster
Villanova 3-1 20-9 Harry Perretta
Temple 1-3 14-15 Linda MacDonald
Pennsylvania 0-4 6-20 Marianne Stanley
    89-57, 61.0%  

Women's Game Results

Date / Location Winner Loser
Dec 1 Villanova  73 Penn  50
Palestra Lisa Angelotti scores 25 points for the ‘Cats
Dec 10 St. Joseph’s  70 Penn  50
Hawk Hill Quakers shot under 20 percent in 1st half
Dec 12 La Salle  67 Temple  59
McGonigle Owls shoot 32 percent from the field (23-72)
Dec 15 Villanova  60 La Salle  49
Hayman Villanova shoots 55% from field (26-47)
Dec 19 St. Joseph’s  55 Villanova  42
Hawk Hill Wildcats were held to 16 second half points
Dec 21 Villanova  78 Temple  56
duPont Lisa Angelotti has 20 points and 10 boards
Dec 23 La Salle  50 St. Joseph’s  49
Hayman La Salle sneaks by behind Mary Greybush
Jan 11 La Salle  83 Penn  53
Hayman Tracey Sneed scores 24 points, has 5 steals
Feb 23 Temple  80 Penn  69
Palestra Addie Jackson scores 30 behind 5 threes
March 3 St. Joseph’s  66 Temple  61
Palestra Dale Hodges good for 24 points, 8 boards

Women's Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Lisa Angelotti (Villanova)
  • Pam Balogh (Temple)
  • Debbie Black (St. Joseph’s)*
  • Dale Hodges (St. Joseph’s)
  • Tracey Sneed (La Salle)

* Black enjoyed a remarkable season, averaging 9.7 points, 6.6 assists, 5.5 rebounds & an amazing 4.7 steals a game.

 

Big 5 Second Team:

  • Kim Foley (St. Joseph’s)
  • Kelly Greenberg (La Salle)
  • Helen Koskinen (Villanova)
  • Cheryl Rath (Pennsylvania)
  • Cheryl Reeve (La Salle)

Women's NCAA Tournament

St. Joseph’s 68, Bowling Green 66
Maryland 78, St. Joseph’s 67
Wake Forest 53, Villanova 51
Penn State 86, La Salle 85

Women's National Invitation Tournament

No participants