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Men's Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
La Salle 1-1 20-11 Speedy Morris
Pennsylvania 1-1 16-10 Fran Dunphy
St. Joseph’s 1-1 13-15 John Griffin
Temple 1-1 17-13 John Chaney
Villanova 1-1 14-15 Rollie Massimino
    80-64, 55.6%  

Men's Game Results

Date / Location Winner Loser Crowd
Dec 9 St. Joseph’s  82 Penn  81 14,737
Spectrum Pierce needs three, hits two in final seconds
Dec 9 La Salle  79 Villanova  75 14,737
Spectrum Woods silences ‘Cats with 31 points, six assists
Jan 19 Temple  74 St. Joseph’s  61 12,722
Spectrum Bernard Blunt has 27 points, 15 boards in loss
Jan 19 Penn  66 La Salle  57 12,722
Spectrum Allen nets 20 in 2nd half after scoreless 1st
Feb 1 Villanova  66 Temple  58 14,166
Spectrum Villanova finishes final piece of puzzle at 1-1

Men's Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Bernard Blunt (St. Joseph’s)
  • Jack Hurd (La Salle)
  • Aaron McKie (Temple)
  • Lance Miller (Villanova)
  • Randy Woods (La Salle)*

* Woods could not be stopped, averaging 27.3 points and 6.3 rebounds while nailing nearly four three-pointers and six free throws per game.

 

Big 5 Second Team:

  • Craig Amos (St. Joseph’s)
  • Rap Curry (St. Joseph’s)
  • Donald Hodge (Temple)
  • Mik Kilgore (Temple)
  • Greg Woodard (Villanova)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Steve Black (La Salle)
  • Maurice Martin (St. Joseph’s)
  • Jack McKinney (St. Joseph’s)
  • Harold Pressley (Villanova)

Men's NCAA Tournament

Michigan 73, Temple 66, in Atlanta, GA
Seton Hall 78, La Salle 76, in Greensboro, NC

Men's National Invitation Tournament

Virginia 83, Villanova 80, at the Pavilion

Women's Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
La Salle 3-1 25-8 John Miller
St. Joseph’s 3-1 17-12 Stephanie Gaitley
Villanova 3-1 11-17 Harry Perretta
Pennsylvania 1-3 9-17 Julie Soriero
Temple 0-4 11-17 Charlene Curtis
    73-71, 50.7%  

Women's Game Results

Date / Location Winner Loser
Nov. 26 La Salle  61 Temple  50
McGonigle Tunink scores 18;  La Salle breaks halftime tie
Nov. 30 La Salle  90 Penn  60
Hayman Cole sets Big 5 mark with 37 pts (25 at half)
Dec. 3 Penn  61 Temple  57
Palestra Quakers end 35-game Big 5 losing streak
Dec. 4 St. Joseph’s  61 Villanova  56
Pavilion Hawks hand ‘Nova its only Big 5 loss
Dec. 10 La Salle  67 St. Joseph’s  64
Hayman LSU clinches share of title with 3 months left
Dec. 14 Villanova  70 Temple  61
Pavilion Wildcats begin march to first title in 4 years
Dec. 21 Villanova  54 La Salle  50
Civic Nikki Benedix paces Cats with 18 points
Jan. 6 St. Joseph’s  65 Penn  56
Hawk Hill Curry (24) and Codner (20) combine for 44
Jan. 28 Villanova  79 Penn  61
Palestra ‘Nova guarantees a share of Big 5 title
Feb. 1 St. Joseph’s  67 Temple  61
Spectrum Hawks win first women’s Big 5 Spectrum game

Women's Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Nikki Benedix (Villanova)
  • Nikki Benedix (Villanova)
  • Audrey Codner (St. Joseph’s)
  • Jenn Cole (La Salle)*
  • Katie Curry (St. Joseph’s)
  • Margarete Rougier (Temple)

* Cole led La Salle to 25 wins by averaging 20.8 points while shooting 87 percent from the line and 41 percent from three-point range.

 

Big 5 Second Team:

  • Cindy Anderson (St. Joseph’s)
  • Dionne Anthon (Pennsylvania)
  • Jenn Cole (La Salle)
  • Denise Kayajian (Villanova)
  • Sandy Litkenhaus (Villanova)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Kathie Beisel (Villanova)
  • Trish Brown (St. Joseph’s)
  • Mimi Carroll (Temple)
  • Linda Hester (La Salle)
  • Mel Greenberg (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Women's NCAA Tournament

No participants

Women's National Invitation Tournament

Nebraska 79, La Salle 78
Wisconsin-Green Bay 65, La Salle 53
Alabama-Birmingham 76, La Salle 71