Philly College Hoops Recap & Preview: Conference Tournaments edition


Philadelphia: The best time of the year for College Basketball fans has arrived and it is March Madness. Let’s take a look at what the Philadelphia teams will be doing during conference tournament week.

Fran Dunphy & the Temple Owls are flying high as they enter the American Athletic Conference tournament, following a win over UCF on March 9 to end the regular season.

The Owls received a first-round bye and will be the number 3 seed. The Owls will play the winner of Wichita St./East Carolina on Thursday, March 14 at PM on ESPNU from FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN.

Jay Wright & the Villanova Wildcats are feeling a little better after they fell to Seton Hall on March 9 as Marquette lost and gave the Wildcats the Big East Regular season championship.

The Wildcats will be the number 1 seed in the Big East Tournament and will take on the winner of Providence/Butler on Thursday, March 14 at 12 PM on FS1 from Madison Square Garden in New York

The LaSalle Explorers had a bumpy road during the first season under coach Ashley Howard

Explorers will enter the Atlantic 10 Tournament as the number 9 seed as they battle with 8th seed Rhode Island on Thursday, March 14 at 12 PM on NBCSN from Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY.

Steve Donahue and the Penn Quakers had to play their way into postseason play after a late hot-streak to make the Ivy League Tournament.

The Quakers will be the number 4 seed as they take on the number 1 seed Harvard in the Ivy League Tournament on Saturday, March 16 at 12:30 PM on ESPNU from Payne Whitney Gymnasium on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, CT.

Saint Joseph’s:
Phil Martelli and the Saint Joseph’s Hawks come to the conference tournament on a 2 game losing streak.

The Hawks will be the number 10 seed in the Atlantic 10 Tournament as they take on the Duquesne  Dukes on Thursday, March 14 at 6 PM on NBCSN
from Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY.

The Dragons season came to an end on March 10 when they fell to College of Charleston in the CAA Quarterfinals. Drexel record if 13-19.


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