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March 20, 2014

The Big 5 In The Big Dance: St. Joe’s And Villanova Both Play Tonight In A Philly Hoops Doubleheader In The NCAA Tournament Round Of 64

Look alive, college basketball fans! The 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament’s Round of 64 begins this afternoon — and Philly is well represented this year with two Big 5 schools, Villanova University and Saint Joseph’s University, both qualifying for the exciting post-season hoops action. Both teams are in the East region of the bracket and face [...]

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March 28, 2013

Tonight Picks: PIFA Opening Night Events, La Salle Vs. Wichita State, Freedom Seder Revisited And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] As spring festival season gets underway, [...]

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March 28, 2013

La Salle And The Legend Of The Southwest Philly Floater: Top Five Reasons You Should Be Tuning In And Rooting For La Salle Tonight In The Sweet 16

La Salle takes on Wichita State tonight in the Round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament. The game, which takes place in at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, starts at 10:17 p.m. and airs nationally on TBS. Here are five quick reasons you will want to tune in and cheer on the Explorers. 1. [...]

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March 25, 2013

Photo Of The Day: La Salle Advances To The Sweet 16 On A Game-Winning Shot Famously Dubbed The “Southwest Philly Floater”

Last night, the 13-seed La Salle Explorers advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, by taking down 12-seed Ole Miss in a nail-biter 76-74. The game came down to the final seconds, with the score tied at 74 and La Salle had a chance to hit a game-winning shot. After running the clock [...]

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March 20, 2013

Our Top Picks For How To Celebrate March Madness In Philadelphia During Opening Week Of The 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

The 2013 NCAA Tournament is underway this week and Philadelphia is getting into the March Madness spirit. As a host of several second- and third-round games, the city is buzzing with college hoops excitement. Read on for a few prime ways to enjoy the fun. • Watch games in person: The Wells Fargo Center is [...]

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March 18, 2013

Celebrate March Madness With National Bracket Day At The Shops At Liberty Place, Today, March 18 At Noon

The 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament field is set and the Shops at Liberty Place is celebrating with National Bracket Day. A massive bracket standing at 20 feet tall by 20 feet wide and 20 feet long currently stands in the Liberty Place rotunda, and starting today, the huge board will be populated with all [...]

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March 4, 2013

March Madness: Philadelphia Set To Host NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament Opening Weekend Games At The Wells Fargo Center, March 22 and 24

March is here and for basketball fans that means one thing: March Madness is upon us. This year will be better than ever for local fans because Philadelphia is hosting games during the always exciting opening weekend of the 2013 NCAA Mens Tournament. The Wells Fargo Center will host four second round games — formerly [...]

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November 19, 2012

College Basketball Fever Returns To Philadelphia With Big Five Rivalry Games And Other Big-Time National Matchups During The 2012-13 Season

Philadelphia has long been known as a hoops haven, so it’s fitting that several of the country’s best college basketball teams call the area home. With so much talent in one place, rivalry naturally ensues, making the city’s historic Big Five match-ups some of the most exciting basketball played anywhere. This month, Temple, Penn, LaSalle, [...]

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June 11, 2012

Good News: The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Is Headed Back To Philly In 2013; Wells Fargo Center To Host Second And Third Round Tourney Action

So this is still almost a year down the road, but we’re still pretty excited about it: Philadelphia will host games in next year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Philadelphia will host games during the tournament’s opening weekend, which used to be the first round, but is now called the tournament’s “second round.” The Wells Fargo [...]

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March 16, 2012

Reminder: Temple Hopes To Kick Off A NCAA Tournament Run Tonight Against South Florida At 9:50 P.M. In The Round Of 64

March Madness is heating up in Philadelphia! Tonight, the Temple Owls will make their fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance as they face South Florida in their “Round of 64″ match-up. Temple enters the game as a #5-seed and South Florida, who won their first-round game on Wednesday night, enters as a twelve-seed. The Owls will [...]

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