College Basketball

Fran Dunphy
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Justin Udo
May 13, 2019 - 4:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eight Big 5 titles, 14 conference championships and 17 NCAA tournament appearances are just a few of the accomplishments Fran Dunphy achieved as head coach of men's basketball at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney...
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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett, left, and Texas Tech head coach Chris Beard talk as they arrive at an interview for CBS Sports Network's "We Need to Talk" show before the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, Ap
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April 07, 2019 - 8:35 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For Virginia and Texas Tech, doing something that had never been done before took hard work, dedication, determination — and vision. The Cavaliers and Red Raiders meet in the NCAA Tournament championship game Monday night. Neither program has ever been this close to a title,...
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Bill Lange takes over for Phil Martelli, who was let go after 24 seasons as head coach of St. Joseph's University's basketball team.
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Ed Benkin
April 04, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Lange was enjoying his life as an assistant coach for the Philadelphia 76ers, but St. Joseph's University gave Lange an offer he couldn't refuse. Lange was introduced as the Hawks head coach on Wednesday at Hagan Arena. Lange takes over for Phil Martelli, who was...
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Brett Brown, Mike D'Antoni, Billy Lange
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Dan Majka
March 28, 2019 - 5:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Saint Joseph's has a new face to lead the university's men's basketball team. Former Sixers assistant coach Billy Lange has been named as the Hawks' next head coach, replacing Phil Martelli, who was fired after 24 seasons. Lange, a South Jersey native, has plenty of...
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An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA.
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March 26, 2019 - 7:46 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the's "Bracket Challenge," according to the NCAA. Gregg Nigl of Columbus told The Columbus Dispatch he almost didn't fill out his bracket last week, saying he was home sick...
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Villanova versus Saint Mary's
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Dave Uram
March 22, 2019 - 9:36 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (KYW Newsradio) — Nothing will come easy for the Villanova Wildcats, the defending champ in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. The Cats survived a first-round upset against the Saint Mary's Gaels with a 61-57 victory — one that needed a 12-3 rally to start the second half. The Gaels led by...
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Temple's Shizz Alston Jr. (10) shoots against Belmont's Dylan Windler (3) and Kevin McClain (11).
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March 20, 2019 - 7:15 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A few seconds were still left on the clock when Fran Dunphy headed to midcourt for his final postgame handshake, the outcome long decided. Belmont was simply too much for his Owls. Nobody else in the NCAA Tournament is excited to face their efficient offense, either. Kevin...
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St. Joseph's Hawks head coach Phil Martelli reacts during the second half at Mohegan Sun Arena.
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Matt Leon
March 19, 2019 - 10:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A big change is in store for the Big 5 . Phil Martelli out as head coach at Saint Joseph's University. He had led the Hawks for 24 seasons, winning 444 games. He took Saint Joseph's to a No. 1 seed in the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament back in 2004. The last three...
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General view of March Madness basketball during practice before the First Four in the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Dayton Arena.
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Tim Jimenez
March 19, 2019 - 9:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The NCAA tournament tips off on Tuesday night. Even though March Madness can be quite a distraction for people at work, a new survey says the good may actually outweigh the bad. A survey from global staffing firm Robert Half , shows 72 percent of senior managers...
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 Temple Owls head coach Fran Dunphy
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Andrew Kramer
March 17, 2019 - 11:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With Selection Sunday now in the books, two Philadelphia area teams are celebrating their March Madness bids. Over on Villanova's campus, Wildcats fans cheered during a watch party -- even though they knew their team was making it. The Wildcat's would receive the...
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