January 5, 2015 |
The St. Joseph's women never trailed Saturday night in their Atlantic Ten Conference opener at Hagan Arena, beating visiting Virginia Commonwealth, 63-46. The Hawks (5-8) headed into the locker room at halftime with a 16-point advantage after Sarah Fairbanks scored 10 of her game-high 15 points. VCU (9-5) cut St. Joseph's lead to eight, but Natasha Cloud was 8 of 8 from the foul line in the final minutes to help seal the win. Kathleen Fitzpatrick finished with 13 points, seven rebounds, and two assists, and Cloud had 10 points, 10 assists, 6 rebounds, and 4 steals.
January 1, 2015 |
Juwan Staten scored 18 points and Gary Browne added 12 as No. 17 West Virginia routed Virginia Tech, 82-51, Tuesday in a nonconference game in Morgantown, W.Va. The victory gives the Mountaineers (12-1) their best record since 2009-10, when coach Bob Huggins' Final Four team achieved the same record. Staten made 6 of 12 field goals, including 3 of 4 from beyond the arc. Browne went 4 of 6 from the floor and made both of his three-point shots. North Carolina 86, William and Mary 64 - J.P. Tokoto matched a season high with 19 points and added 10 rebounds, and the No. 19 Tar Heels beat William and Mary (6-5)
December 28, 2014 |
With a 6-foot-5, 180-pound frame and an improving feel for the game, Souderton's Evan Slone is drawing considerable interest from Division III basketball programs. Friday afternoon in the Trojan Holiday Classic at Wissahickon, with Marywood head coach Bob Simmons on hand, the senior forward and tricaptain showed he could easily contribute at that level. Slone scored 14 points and collected 11 rebounds, including three on the offensive end, as the Indians held off previously undefeated Father Judge, 48-45, in a semifinal.
November 17, 2014 |
Three Dragons scored in double figures as Drexel opened its season with a 62-53 win over Cornell at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Sarah Curran (Archbishop Carroll) led Drexel with 12 points. Meghan Creighton (Archbishop Carroll) and Jamila Thompson each scored 11. Swarthmore 73, Hartwick 47 - Elle Larsen, who made the all-tournament team, scored 25 points to lead the Garnet (1-1) over the Hawks (0-2) in the 14th annual Tip-Off Classic at Tarble Pavilion. Lebanon Valley 84, Gwynedd Mercy 63 - Natasha Matthews (Norristown)
November 16, 2014 |
The Ursinus field hockey team (17-3) scored the go-ahead goal in the 56th minute and dodged late comeback attempts by Franklin and Marshall (18-3) during a 2-1 NCAA Division III tournament victory Saturday in Middlebury, Vt. The Bears advanced to the regional final Sunday against Middlebury, which beat New England, 7-0. Annie Kopera (Neshaminy) scored for Ursinus. West Chester 3, Millersville 0 - Rachal Toppi (Glassboro), Marnie Kusakavitch, and Alayna Brown (Souderton) all scored as the host Golden Rams (18-2)
November 9, 2014 |
West Chester running back Brandon Monk (Avon Grove) rushed for a career-high 257 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead West Chester (9-1, 8-1 PSAC) to a 35-24 victory over host East Stroudsburg (6-4, 5-4) Saturday. Quarterback Sean McCartney (Archbishop Wood) threw for 172 yards and three touchdowns. Widener 55, King's 6 - The unbeaten Pride (9-0, 8-0 MAC) jumped out to an early lead and never looked back en route to a rout of the host Monarchs (3-6, 3-5). Brandon Harper (Highland) led the defense with seven tackles.
September 30, 2014 |
Players of Weekend National - Kenny Hill, with Johnny Manziel in the house on his NFL bye week, threw for 386 yards and four touchdowns, including two long ones in the fourth quarter and a 25-yarder on the first play of overtime to give Texas A&M a 35-28 win over Arkansas in Arlington. Local - Delaware Valley's (3-0, 2-0 MAC) Rasheed Bailey (Roxborough High) tied a 46-year-old program record with four TD catches in a 59-41 road win over Lebanon Valley (0-4, 0-3). Around Town Temple 36, Connecticut 10 The Owls (3-1, 1-0 American)
September 29, 2014 |
West Chester (4-0, 2-0 PSAC) scored touchdowns on its first three offensive possessions and built a 34-0 halftime lead en route to beating visiting Millersville, 62-7, on Saturday. Quarterback Sean McCartney (Archbishop Wood) completed 18 of 25 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns in the first half as the Golden Rams, who are ranked 10th in the nation in Division II, totaled 338 passing yards. Myron Myles (Wissahickon) led Millersville (0-4) with 58 yards rushing on 17 carries.
February 20, 2014 |
Andrew Wiggins' layup with two seconds remaining lifted No. 8 Kansas to a 64-63 Big 12 win over Texas Tech on Tuesday night in Lubbock, Texas. The freshman finished with 19 points for the Jayhawks (20-6, 11-2). The victory gave them 20 for the 25th consecutive season. Jordan Tolbert scored 16 points for Texas Tech (13-13, 5-8). Univ. of the Sciences 72, Philadelphia U. 65 - Garret Kerr (Middle Township) led the host Devils (15-9, 11-6 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference)
January 31, 2014 |
Villanova women held on to beat a spirited Georgetown team, 59-49, Wednesday night in a Big East game in Washington. In the first half, the Wildcats (15-5, 5-4) outplayed Georgetown (7-14, 1-8) to lead at intermission. Possession made the difference in the early going as the Wildcats managed 40 field goal attempts to Georgetown's 22. Georgetown also committed 15 first-half turnovers. Georgetown came within seven down the stretch with less than three minutes remaining, but that was as close as the Hoyas would get. The late push was not enough to overcome Villanova's first-half advantage.