Category Archives: College

Trabs Files: NCAA In Review Week 5

Matt Trabold (@TrabsMatt) – (Ed. Note: In his weekly Trabs Files, CoBL national analyst Matt Trabold takes a look around the national college landscape, both in the week that was and the week to come) The Other Feast Week The … Continue reading

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Anderson’s season debut a promising one for Delaware

Teddy Bailey (@TheTeddyBailey) — It was an eventful preseason for the Delaware Blue Hens. Returning leader scorer Jarvis Threatt had been kicked off head coach Monté Ross’s team for a violation of team rules, the Hens graduated 86 percent of their … Continue reading

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Quinnipiac goes on big run and sinks Lehigh, 80-65

Jack Fritz (@Jack_Fritz34) – Behind a sustained run and some gaudy rebounding numbers, the Quinnipiac Bobcats were able to sink Lehigh on Thursday night, 80-65. The Bobcats, who’s been one of the nation’s top teams on the glass over the … Continue reading

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Newcomers lead hot-shooting Temple to 82-62 win over Delaware

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Temple head coach Fran Dunphy has referred to his two mid-season additions as “shot-makers.” If the way the Owls shot the ball against Delaware in Jesse Morgan and Devin Coleman‘s debut is any indication, what they have … Continue reading

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Charles, Holy Family escape USciences in OT, 69-66

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – After his team trailed for a majority of a CACC South road matchup with University of the Sciences, Reggie Charles had a chance to give Holy Family the lead in the final 12 seconds of regulation. However, Charles … Continue reading

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Temple’s Morgan, Coleman present Dunphy with new problem

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Fran Dunphy has a roster problem. It’s a different problem than he had a year ago–in fact, it’s one the coach would have loved to have had last season. Last year, the Owls had just nine … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Tuesday, December 16

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Enechionyia quickly earning minutes with solid play

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – Freshman Obi Enechionyia is starting to blossom into quite the impact player for Temple. That was evident again on Sunday afternoon as Temple was downed by Villanova, with the Springfield, Va. native making a big impact in … Continue reading

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Hilliard, Hart lead Villanova past Temple, 85-62

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Through its first nine games of the season, Villanova’s earned a reputation as a team without a star. The Wildcats’ top seven players all averaged within a few points of each other, and the team hadn’t … Continue reading

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Jordan Dickerson comes up big for Penn State

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – Jordan Dickerson is a big man. 7-feet-1 kind of big, to be exact. He doesn’t always play as tall as he is, though. The Brooklyn native has often been plagued by foul trouble and conditioning issues. He … Continue reading

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Penn State moves to 10-1 with win over George Washington

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – Penn State has played in a lot of close games this season, but the Nittany Lions were finally able to put away a dominant win on Sunday. The Nittany Lions won their eighth straight game, defeating … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Sunday, December 14

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s mostly-daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Roberts starting to adjust to La Salle lineup

Madison Elliott (@m_elliott95) – Cleon Roberts has been waiting to make a name for himself in his first season at La Salle. The redshirt sophomore, a transfer from Georgia Southern, is finally starting to warm up after his year on the … Continue reading

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La Salle defeats Drexel, 65-55

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) — La Salle put an end to a rough four game losing streak with a decisive 65-55 victory over Drexel, marking the Explorers’ first win since defeating St. Francis-Brooklyn on November 25. La Salle was in control the … Continue reading

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Tipping Off: Saturday, Dec. 13

CoBL Staff (@hooplove215) – Welcome to Tipping Off, CoBL’s mostly-daily hub where you can get all the information on today’s games while also catching up on the action from the previous day as well as various other things going on … Continue reading

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Trabs Files: NCAA In Review Week 4

Matt Trabold (@TrabsMatt) – (Ed. Note: In his weekly Trabs Files, CoBL national analyst Matt Trabold takes a look around the national college landscape, both in the week that was and the week to come) Power Conferences Can Have Parity, … Continue reading

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Four Observations: Temple/Towson

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) & Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Interesting game at the Liacouras Center on Thursday night between Temple and Towson, with the Owls scoring five points over the opening 10 minutes before scoring 50 after halftime in a 76-64 … Continue reading

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Geno Thorpe, bench sparks Penn State

Austin Lederman (@AustinLederman) – D.J. Newbill is a really good basketball player. Some would even say without the fourth-leading scorer in the nation, Penn State basketball wouldn’t stand a chance this season in the Big Ten. Those people have a point. … Continue reading

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Balanced attack leads the way for Penn State in 64-62 win over Duquesne

Anna Pitingolo (@anna_pitingolo) – Penn State is still looking for a statement win after barely scraping by Duquesne, 64-62 at the Bryce Jordan Center Wednesday night. The Lions swapped leads with Duquesne the entire first half, before seemingly breaking away … Continue reading

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Bond makes first start in Temple win over Towson

Anthony Bellino (@Bellino_Anthony) – When Jaylen Bond announced he would be transferring to Temple from Texas, he came with lofty expectations. Wednesday night Bond got his first start in a Temple uniform and did not disappoint. In a game where … Continue reading

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Transition baskets are essential for Martelli, Hawks

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Saint Joseph’s doesn’t have a dead-eye marksman like Langston Galloway anymore. No Chet Stachitis, Delonte West, and certainly not a Jameer Nelson. They are currently No. 329 in the NCAA in points per game, and are … Continue reading

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Ennis leads Wildcats past Illinois in Jimmy V Classic

Aron Minkoff (@AronMinkoff) – (Ed. Note: Thanks to Joshua Newman for his help with this story) The Villanova Wildcats defeated an upstart Illinois team with a 73-59 victory at the Jimmy V Classic thanks to a terrific night from Dylan Ennis. … Continue reading

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Jones comes alive in Penn’s 59-42 rout of Marist

Tom Reifsnyder (@tom_reifsnyder) – Winners of two in a row, the Penn Quakers came into Tuesday’s matchup with Marist looking to turn the corner in what’s been a forgettable season thus far. The Red Foxes, who shot 4-of-24 from the field … Continue reading

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Saint Joseph’s runs away from Loyola (Md.)

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The opening 12 minutes of Saint Joseph’s home game against Loyola (Md.) on Tuesday night belonged to the visiting Greyhounds. After that, it was all Hawks. A powerful transition attack led by DeAndre Bembry proved to be … Continue reading

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Miles Overton to transfer from Wake Forest

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – Former St. Joseph’s Prep guard Miles Overton has decided to leave Wake Forest after the semester, the school announced on Tuesday afternoon. He was granted his release by head coach Danny Manning. “It was a tough decision … Continue reading

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