June 13, 2013
Former Eagles receiver Terrell Owens , 39, told the NFL Network's NFL AM show that he's more mature and can help a team but has not heard from any since the Seattle Seahawks released him last August. NHL: The Pittsburgh Penguins signed Dan Bylsma , the second-winningest coach in franchise history, to a two-year extension through 2016. COLLEGES: The La Salle men's basketball team will play two games against city rival St. Joseph's next season according to the Atlantic Ten Conference.
April 3, 2013 |
PITTSBURGH - A federal judge in Pittsburgh has dismissed lawsuits by three former Duquesne University basketball players who sued the school, claiming it was responsible when two men shot them after an on-campus dance in 2006. U.S. District Judge David Cercone's ruling says the school is not responsible for the pain, damages, and loss of income claimed by Shawn James, Stuard Baldonado, and Kojo Mensah. They were three of five players wounded in the shooting on Sept. 17, 2006, following a dance sponsored by the Black Student Union.
March 11, 2013 |
Erin Shields (Archbishop Carroll) led four Hawks in double figures as fourth-seeded St. Joseph's (21-8) beat fifth seed Duquesne, 73-60, in an Atlantic Ten women's quarterfinal at Hagan Arena on Saturday. The Hawks advance to face top seed Dayton in the semifinals Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Dayton beat George Washington, 74-49. Temple 48, Charlotte 47 - Forty minutes of a strong defensive effort led the Owls to an upset of the second-seeded 49ers (24-5) in the quarterfinals. The 10th-seeded Owls (14-17)
March 9, 2013 |
Tenth-seeded Temple upset seventh-seeded Xavier in the first-round of the Atlantic Ten women's basketball tournament at Hagen Arena on Friday. Victoria Macaulay scored 12 points and hauled in a game-high 14 rebounds to lead the Owls (13-17) to a quarterfinal matchup with second-seeded Charlotte (24-4) on Saturday at 5 p.m. Rateska Brown came off the bench to score a game-high 14 points for the Owls. Xavier (13-16) took a 12-3 advantage early, but an 18-3 Temple run in the second half put the game out of reach for Xavier.
March 8, 2013
At Hagan Arena. George Washington vs. Richmond, 11:30 a.m.; Duquesne vs. VCU, 2:30 p.m.; Xavier vs. Temple, 5 p.m.; Butler vs. St. Louis, 7:30 p.m.
March 3, 2013 |
Many college basketball coaches like to limit talk about a possible NCAA invitation because they fear their players will lose sight of the opponent right in front of them. Not La Salle's John Giannini. "The way to get to the NCAA tournament is to win games, and [our players] understand that," Giannini said Saturday after the Explorers took care of business with a 97-64 drubbing of Duquesne at Tom Gola Arena. "Frankly I'm surprised no one wouldn't understand it. It's just plain as day. You've got to win. " La Salle (20-7, 10-4 Atlantic Ten)
March 3, 2013 |
Many college basketball coaches like to limit talk about a possible NCAA invitation because they fear their players will lose sight of the opponent that's right in front of them. Not La Salle's John Giannini. "The way to get to the NCAA tournament is to win games, and [our players] understand that," Giannini said Saturday after the Explorers took care of business with a 97-64 drubbing of Duquesne at Tom Gola Arena. "Frankly I'm surprised no one wouldn't understand it. It's just plain as day. You've got to win. " La Salle (20-7, 10-4 Atlantic Ten)
March 1, 2013 |
The St. Joseph's Hawks scored 50 points Wednesday night in the first half and afterward had no problem putting away Atlantic Ten rival Massachusetts, 87-50, at the Hagan Arena. The Hawks got a combined 42 points from seniors Chatilla van Grinsven, Mireia Vila, Ashley Prim, and Shelby Smith as they improved to 20-7 overall and 11-2 in conference. The Hawks shot a season-best 57.9 percent from the floor (33 of 57), 58.3 percent from three-point range (7 of 12), and 14 of 21 from the foul line.
February 18, 2013 |
AMHERST, Mass. - Teams with Temple's resumé generally have a slim-to-zero chance of getting an at-large bid in the NCAA basketball tournament. But the Owls are holding out hope after Saturday's 83-82 victory at the Mullins Center. That game provided a much-needed bounce-back victory for Temple (17-8, 6-5 Atlantic Ten), which suffered a disappointing home loss to lowly Duquesne on Thursday. "It's really important," coach Fran Dunphy said of the victory over the Minutemen.
February 15, 2013 |
Temple had played in three straight one-point games, but there was a thought that the Owls would get a much-needed breather against Duquesne. However, this team has played to the level of its competition all season, and it did again Thursday night in its worst loss yet. Derrick Colter made a pair of foul shots with 2.9 seconds left to give the Dukes an 84-83 victory at the Liacouras Center. Dalton Pepper misfired on a three-pointer at the buzzer as the Owls (16-8, 5-5 Atlantic Ten)