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City 6 rookie of the year? There’s no upset. | Mike Jensen

Villanova’s Jeremiah Robinson-Earl might have been the preseason favorite for this, and he’s lived up to it.


Tom Donnelly’s great runners return to Haverford College for reunion | Mike Jensen

“If you’re selfish, he can’t help you. If you’re not selfish, anything can be solved.”


A storybook finale for Harry Perretta on Sunday at Villanova | Mike Jensen

DePaul came in 15-1 in the Big East, 25-3 overall, ranked 12th nationally. Didn't matter this day.


Rowan’s Diante Bah walks out of nowhere into basketball stardom | Mike Jensen

“I didn’t know how to play basketball,’’ Bah said.


In this tough season, the St. Joe's Hawks live up to their motto and get a 'W' | Mike Jensen

“Look, the school’s motto is ‘The Hawk will never die,’ ‘’ Lange says. “Whether they come in with that … they pick it up.”


City 6 observations: Villanova defense; Penn gets big contribution in huge Ivy League win | Mike Jensen

The Ivy League format of having only half its teams qualify for postseason tournament is the greatest formatting innovation in recent college hoops.


The Big 5 runs through Villanova, even on North Broad Street | Mike Jensen

“I’ve been watching them for a while,’’ Aaron McKie said of Villanova. “They just play the right way. They find the right guy at the right time.”

Observations from Villanova’s 76-56 victory over Temple | Mike Jensen

Collin Gillespie and Quinton Rose put on all-Big 5 performances. Then Gillespie heated up again.


East Stroudsburg’s Ryan Smith, dealing with leukemia, appreciates support from highest levels of Pa. hoops | Mike Jensen

“I’m not doing that. Why would I do that?’’ Charles Barkley said about making a video for Smith. He had a better idea.


City 6 observations: Speedy Morris had one of the great City 6 teams ... ever | Mike Jensen

The Morris coaching tree also lives on and keeps branching out.