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SPORTS
December 1, 2015 | By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Staff Writer
When Temple's Obi Enechionyia went to the locker room after hurting his right ankle with 3 minutes, 9 seconds left in the first half of the Owls' home opener Sunday against Delaware, it created some anxious moments. Enechionyia, the 6-foot-9 sophomore who missed the opening loss to North Carolina with a right ankle injury, returned with 33 seconds left in the first half, and his form returned in the second half during a 69-50 win over Delaware at the Liacouras Center. Enechionyia scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half.
SPORTS
November 30, 2015 | By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Staff Writer
Who: Delaware (2-1) at Temple (1-3). Where: Liacouras Center. When: Sunday, 5 p.m. Online/radio: ESPN3; WPHT-AM (1210). Delaware's top three: Marvin King Davis, 6-7, R-Sr. (14.3 ppg., 9.0 rpg.); Maurice Jeffers, 6-9, R-Jr. (8.5 ppg., 6.5 rpg.); Kory Holden, 6-2, So. (13.3 ppg., 6.3 apg.). Temple's top three: Quenton DeCosey, 6-5, Sr. (15.3 ppg., 5.0 rpg.); Jaylen Bond, 6-8, Sr. (9.5 ppg., 8.5 rpg.); Obi Enechionyia, 6-9, So. (10.7 ppg., 2.3 rpg.)
BUSINESS
November 30, 2015
W SFS isn't a radio station - it's the largest bank still based in the Philadelphia region. Lately, WSFS has been buying branches and spreading, from its Wilmington home, up the Brandywine, to the Main Line and nearby suburbs. On Monday, it agreed to pay $101 million in cash and stock for Wayne-based Penn Liberty Bank and its 11 branches, buying out 400 investors who pumped $44 million into Penn Liberty from 2004 to 2006. WSFS also bought Broomall- based Alliance Bancorp this year.
BUSINESS
November 24, 2015 | By Tom Avril, Inquirer Staff Writer
Solar panels accounted for one-third of all new electricity generation installed in the United States in 2014, up from just 10 percent two years earlier. With interest expected to keep rising, many research groups are on the hunt for ways to boost efficiency. Among them is a team at the University of Delaware, which is developing materials to harness portions of the sun's spectrum that in today's conventional solar panels are largely wasted. The key is a property of a panel's semiconductor material called the band gap, an electronic hurdle of sorts.
NEWS
November 20, 2015 | By Susan Snyder, Inquirer Staff Writer
A mechanical engineer who has served as provost of Stony Brook University since 2011 will become the next president of the University of Delaware. Dennis Assanis, who has collected five patents over his career and specializes in improving automobile fuel economy and lessening emissions, takes over July 1. His appointment was approved by the board of trustees Wednesday. Assanis, who was a professor and administrator at the University of Michigan for 17 years, said meeting the needs of a diverse student body would be a priority.
SPORTS
November 19, 2015 | By Joe Juliano, Inquirer Staff Writer
DOVER, Del. - If there was one thing that Penn coach Steve Donahue proved after his Quakers matched a 34-year-old record for the fastest three-game start to a season, it's that he knows the history of his program. The Quakers saw a nine-point second-half lead disappear against Delaware State but came back Tuesday night with a clutch late 7-0 run fueled by Matt Howard and went on to a 60-54 victory over the Hornets at Memorial Hall. The win gave Penn its first 3-0 start to a season since 1981-82.
SPORTS
November 2, 2015 | By Keith Pompey, Inquirer Staff Writer
The "Prince of North Philly" will be playing close to home. The Delaware 87ers used the fifth overall pick in the NBA Development League draft on point guard Rysheed Jordan out of St. John's. Jordan was The Inquirer's Southeastern Pennsylvania player of year as a senior at Vaux High School in North Philadelphia in 2013. Jordan opted to leave St. John's this summer to pursue a professional career. He missed the deadline for the NBA draft. The Sevens used their second first-round pick - eighth overall - on former Iona forward David Laury.
NEWS
November 2, 2015 | By Jacqueline L. Urgo, Inquirer Staff Writer
LOWER TOWNSHIP, N.J. - As the Jersey Shore's fledgling oyster aquaculture industry continues to expand, a new study proposes that it be restricted because of its potential harmful impact on the endangered red knots and other migratory birds along the state's Delaware Bay shoreline. An environmental report by the state Endangered and Nongame Species Program suggests that oyster aqua-farmers should have limited access to their crops on the bay during the spring migration of the red knot.
BUSINESS
November 1, 2015 | By Jacob Adelman, Inquirer Staff Writer
Jefferson Apartment Group and Haverford Properties have been selected to develop the riverfront property known as Festival Pier, the Delaware River Waterfront Corp., the nonprofit group that controls the site, said Friday. The partnership will build about 550 units of housing and 30,000 square feet of retail space as part of a plan that also will include ample public space at the site, near the intersection of Spring Garden Street and Columbus Boulevard-Delaware Avenue, the DRWC said in a statement.
SPORTS
October 31, 2015 | By John N. Mitchell, Inquirer Staff Writer
Last weekend in the Middle Atlantic Conference the top four teams squared off, with Stevenson knocking off Widener, 31-20, and Delaware Valley handing Albright its first setback of the season, 28-23. That still has left the race for the conference title up in the air. Entering this weekend, Albright, Delaware Valley and Stevenson remain tied for first place (all are 6-1, 5-1 MAC), and the top five teams are separated by just one game. If there is a team that might a slight edge, it is Delaware Valley.
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