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Penn Defense Shuts Down Temple

[ Photos and story by Rick Pettine ] January 25 – PHILADELPHIA — Although it was a non-league matchup, the home-turf battle went to the Penn Quakers, as they shut down a strong Temple scoring machine to win 66-59 at The Palestra. Prior to the game at center court, Penn honored former Penn AND Temple coach […]

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#14 Villanova Bests UPENN 77-54

Villanova moved to 8-0 on the season with a wire-to-wire win over the University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday night, December 4th at the Pavilion. It was the first Big Five contest of the year for both teams. Villanova, playing in its first game after winning the championship of the ‘Battle 4 Atlantis’ in the Bahamas, jumped […]

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Villanova Tops Penn 35-6, Talley Gets 200th Win

It was a momentous night for long-time Villanova coach Andy Talley and the Villanova Wildcats football team on the mainline last evening. Villanova beat Penn, its cross-city rival, for the (lucky) 13th consecutive time in the series. Significantly it was also Talley’s 200th career win as Villanova’s  head coach. With the victory, Talley became the 37th coach […]

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Second Half Shellacking Powers Temple Past Villanova in Big 5 Action

After trailing by four points at the half, the Temple Owls went on an 18-3 run at the start of the second half, to take a commanding lead, on their way to a convincing 76-61 win over the Villanova Wildcats at the Pavilion on Wednesday evening. Spearheading the Owls’ offense was senior Scootie Randall with […]

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Villanova vs. Penn: Another Wild Big Five Win for Wildcats

After playing, perhaps, their best half of basketball of the young 2011-12 season, and taking a commanding 38-20 halftime lead, the Villanova Wildcats hung on to beat a tenacious Penn Quakers  team 73-65 at the Pavilion on Saturday night. Mouphtaou Yarou led the way for Villanova with a double-double, scoring 21 points and pulling down […]

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