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Men's Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
Pennsylvania 2-0 25-3 Fran Dunphy
Temple 2-0 23-8 John Chaney
Villanova 1-1 20-12 Steve Lappas
La Salle 0-2 11-16 Speedy Morris
St. Joseph’s 0-2 14-14 John Griffin
    93-53, 63.7%  

Men's Game Results

Date / Location Winner Loser Crowd
Dec 11 Penn  79 St. Joseph’s  77 14,573
Spectrum Quakers beat Hawks for first time since 1979
Dec 11 Temple  54 Villanova  49 14,573
Spectrum Villanova was within one of #5 Owls at 0:52
Jan 25 Penn  66 La Salle  62 11,776
Spectrum Penn unbeaten in Big 5 for first time since 74
Jan 25 Temple  60 St. Joseph’s  46 11,776
Spectrum Jones, Brunson & McKie score 50 of 60 points
Feb 28 Villanova  55 La Salle  54 9,499
Spectrum Alvin Williams hits winning “three” at 0:16

Men's Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Jerome Allen (Pennsylvania)
  • Eddie Jones (Temple)*
  • Kerry Kittles (Villanova)
  • Aaron McKie (Temple)
  • Carlin Warley (St. Joseph’s)

* Jones became a first-round pick of the L.A. Lakers after averaging 19.2 points, 6.8 boards, 2.3 steals and 1.5 blocks for the nationally ranked Owls.

 

Big 5 Second Team:

  • Rick Brunson (Temple)
  • Rap Curry (St. Joseph’s)
  • Matt Maloney (Pennsylvania)
  • Barry Pierce (Pennsylvania)
  • Kareem Townes (La Salle)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Rodney Blake (St. Joseph’s)
  • Howard Evans (Temple)
  • Jack McCloskey (Pennsylvania)
  • Tim Perry (Temple)
  • Al Severence (Villanova Coach)

Men's NCAA Tournament

Pennsylvania 90, Nebraska 80, in Uniondale, NY
Florida 70, Pennsylvania 58, in Uniondale, NY
Temple 61, Drexel 39, in Landover, MD
Indiana 67, Temple 58, in Landover, MD

Men's National Invitation Tournament

Villanova 103, Canisius 79, at the Pavilion
Villanova 82, Duquesne 66, at the Pavilion
Villanova 76, Xavier 74, at the Pavilion
Villanova 66, Siena 58, Final 4 at Madison Square Garden
Villanova 80, Vanderbilt 73, Final 4 at Madison Square Garden

Women's Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
St. Joseph’s 4-0 19-9 Stephanie Gaitley
La Salle 3-1 19-9 John Miller
Villanova 2-2 13-14 Harry Perretta
Pennsylvania 1-3 10-16 Julie Soriero
Temple 0-4 7-21 Charlene Curtis
    68-69, 49.6%  

Women's Game Results

Date / Location Winner Loser
Nov 30 La Salle  65 Penn  57
Pavilion Donahue (17 pts, 10 rebs) in 1st college game
Nov 30 St. Joseph’s  55 Villanova  52
Pavilion Sullivan’s three-pointer at 0:03 sends to OT
Dec 8 La Salle  66 Temple  57
McGonigle Mary Heller paces the Explorers with 20 pts
Dec 8 St. Joseph’s  53 Penn  41
McGonigle Quakers failed to score in game’s last 8 mins
Dec 14 St. Joseph’s  58 La Salle  50
Hayman Big 5 MVP Bostick gets 22 pts, 11 boards
Dec 19 Villanova  77 Temple  48
Pavilion Wildcats use balanced scoring in blowout
Dec 23 La Salle  56 Villanova  54
Hayman Wildcats lose without Head Coach Perretta
Jan 11 Penn  63 Temple  55
Palestra Julie Gabriel leads way with 17 pts, 9 rebs
Jan 20 Villanova  69 Penn  59
Pavilion Michele Thornton has 15 points, 9 assists
Feb 28 St. Joseph’s  64 Temple  34
Spectrum St. Joe’s holds Temple to 66 pts in 2 games

Women's Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Robyne Bostick (St. Joseph’s)*
  • Denise Dillon (Villanova)
  • Mary Heller (La Salle)
  • India Henderson (St. Joseph’s)
  • Katarina Poulsen (Pennsylvania)

* Bostick led the Hawks to the Big Five title by posting team highs of 15.3 points and 7.6 boards and shooting 50.8 percent from the field.

 

Big 5 Second Team:

  • Chantel Adkins (Temple)
  • Chrissie Donahue (La Salle)
  • Julie Gabriel (Pennsylvania)
  • Jen Ricco (Temple)
  • Michele Thornton (Villanova)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Teresa Carmichael (St. Joseph’s)
  • Sandy Hawthorne (Pennsylvania)
  • Addie Jackson (Temple)
  • Suzi McCaffrey (La Salle)
  • Shelly Pennefather (Villanova)

Women's NCAA Tournament

Old Dominion 56, St. Joseph’s 55 in Norfolk, VA

Women's National Invitation Tournament

No participants