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Penn freshman midfielder Sam Handley
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Matt Leon
May 15, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The University of Pennsylvania men's lacrosse team will face a very familiar opponent on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. When the Quakers, who are 12-3 and on a 12-game winning streak, take on Yale, it will be the third meeting between the two...
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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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Aaron McKie was introduced as Temple's new head coach on Tuesday after working as an assistant coach last season.
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Ed Benkin
April 02, 2019 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Aaron McKie knew last year he would become the head coach at Temple University. The moment was still an emotional one when it became official. McKie was introduced as Temple's new head coach on Tuesday after working as an assistant coach last season. The move was...
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An Ohio man has made history with a March Madness bracket that's perfect through 48 games on the NCAA.com'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 NCAA.com'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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 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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March 15, 2019 - 10:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Booth scored 28 points, Jermaine Samuels hit a trio of critical 3-pointers and No. 25 Villanova rallied past Xavier 71-67 in overtime Friday night to reach its fifth consecutive Big East championship game. The top-seeded Wildcats, trying to become the first school in the 40-...
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Mar 9, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Temple Owls guard Shizz Alston Jr. (10) dribbles past UCF Knights guard Terrell Allen (2) during the first half at Liacouras Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 12, 2019 - 6:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All of the "Bracketologists" have good news for Temple University these days. After an impressive win over 25th ranked University of Central Florida on Saturday, most experts believe the Owls have done enough to earn an NCAA Tournament berth. Temple seems to have put...
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Mar 9, 2019; Newark, NJ, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Phil Booth (5) shields the ball from Seton Hall Pirates guard Myles Cale (22) during the seance half at Prudential Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 12, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Villanova University has captured the Big East Tournament title for the past two seasons, but it will be a much younger group of Wildcats who will take the floor at Madison Square Garden this week. Despite losing four starters to the NBA during the off-season,...
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March 09, 2019 - 11:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Temple coach Fran Dunphy needed a police escort off the Liacouras Center floor as the university community tried to say thanks and goodbye. Turns out, he was being guided to a celebratory water dousing upon entering the Owls' locker room. Shizz Alston Jr. scored 21 points,...
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March 09, 2019 - 11:28 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A couple of stunning wins may have put Seton Hall back in the NCAA Tournament, and the last one dforced No. 23 Villanova to wait a couple of hours to win the Big East Conference regular-season title. Myles Powell scored 20 points, Myles Cale added 19 and Seton Hall upset the...
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