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Men's Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
Temple 1-1 21-9 John Chaney
Pennsylvania 1-1 17-12 Fran Dunphy
Villanova 1-1 12-17 Steve Lappas
St. Joseph’s 1-1 11-17 Phil Martelli
La Salle 1-1 9-18 Speedy Morris
    70-73, 49.0%  

Men's Game Results

Date / Location Winner Loser Crowd
Dec 16 Villanova  68 Temple  57 6,651
Pavilion Nova upsets the Owls as Chaney ejected
Jan 2 La Salle  72 Villanova  65 3,836
Spectrum Freshman Thomas keys Explorers victory
Jan 24 St. Joseph’s  57 Penn  55 8,722
Palestra Simmonds FTs at :09.9;  then Jordan misses
Feb 10 Penn  82 La Salle  64 3,633
Palestra Quakers nail eight of 16 threes & romp in 2nd
Feb 17 Temple  50 St. Joseph’s  42 8,146
Apollo Owls hold the Hawks to 15 second-half points

Men's Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Lamont Barnes (Temple)
  • Rashid Bey (St. Joseph’s)*
  • Howard Brown (Villanova)
  • Donnie Carr (La Salle)
  • Michael Jordan (Pennsylvania)
  • Pepe Sanchez (Temple)

* Bey averages 16.9 points and sinks 76 threes in winning his second straight Geasey MVP.

 

Big 5 Second Team:

  • Rasheed Brokenborough (Temple)
  • John Celestand (Villanova)
  • Harold Rasul (St. Joseph’s)
  • Paul Romanczuk (Pennsylvania)
  • KZell Wesson (La Salle)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Mik Kilgore (Temple)
  • Bob Lojewski (St. Joseph’s)
  • Bob Mlkvy (Pennsylvania)
  • Randy Woods (La Salle)

Men's NCAA Tournament

No participants

Men's National Invitation Tournament

No participants

Women's Standings

Team Big 5 All Coach
La Salle 4-0 15-13 John Miller
Villanova 3-1 19-10 Harry Perretta
St. Joseph’s 2-2 19-12 Stephanie Gaitley
Temple 1-3 10-17 Kristen Foley
Pennsylvania 0-4 13-13 Julie Soriero
    76-65, 53.9%  

Women's Game Results

Date / Location Winner Loser
Nov 25 La Salle  66 Villanova  61
Textile Frosh Zenszer scores 18 to lead the Explorers
Nov 25 St. Joseph’s  91 Penn  45
Alumni The Atlantic 10 power spanks the Quakers
Dec 9 La Salle  80 Penn  31
Textile Coach Soriero loses on her old Textile court
Dec 10 Villanova  67 St. Joseph’s  54
Pavilion Wildcats can 55 percent of their field goals
Dec 13 Villanova  66 Temple  40
Apollo Villanova spoils Apollo Big Five debut
Dec 20 Villanova  99 Penn  55
Pavilion Nova shoots 60 percent in second half
Dec 30 Temple  63 Penn  53
Palestra Owls score 20 points off Penn turnovers
Jan 29 La Salle  84 Temple  67
Apollo Zenszer breaks all records with 17-for-17 FTs
Feb 7 St. Joseph’s  76 Temple  44
Apollo Hawks avenge last-season loss to TU in January
Feb 10 La Salle 65 St. Joseph’s  54
Alumni Explorers need a win to claim Big 5 & get it

Women's Honors

Big 5 First Team:

  • Jen Beisel (Villanova)
  • Diana Caramanico (Pennsylvania)
  • Maureen Costello (St. Joseph’s)*
  • Jenny Higgins (Villanova)
  • Jen Ricco (Temple)
  • Katie Wolfe (La Salle)

* Costello averaged 14.8 points and an Atlantic 10-high 9.0 rebounds as the Hawks won 19 times.

 

Big 5 Second Team:

  • Melissa Coursey (St. Joseph’s)
  • Sarah Haynes (La Salle)
  • Colleen Kelly (Pennsylvania)
  • Shanette Lee (Villanova)
  • Angela Zampella (St. Joseph’s)
  • Jen Zenszer (La Salle)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees:

  • Mary Greybush (La Salle)
  • June Stambaugh (Pennsylvania)
  • Lynn Tighe (Villanova)

Women's NCAA Tournament

No participants

Women's National Invitation Tournament

St. Joseph’s 77, American 68, at Alumni Fieldhouse
Penn State 72, St. Joseph’s 59, in University Park, PA
Penn State 68, Villanova 61, in University Park, PA