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Penn Plays Philadelphia Big 5 Basketball:
1966-1967 season

Standings | Game results
Big 5 First Team | NCAA Tournament | National Invitation Tournament

 

Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

Villanova

4-0

17-9

Jack Kraft

Temple

3-1

20-8

Harry Litwack

St. Joseph's

2-2

16-10

Jack McKinney

La Salle

1-3

14-12

Joe Heyer

Pennsylvania

0-4

11-14

Dick Harter

   

78-53, 59.5%

 

 

Game results:

All games were played at the Palestra. Click on links to read the text of news articles about the games.

Date

Winner

Loser

Crowd

Dec 21

La Salle  85

Penn  83

6,427

 

Hubie Marshall scores 31 pts, takes 33 shots

Jan 3

Temple  74

Penn  66

3,305

 

Owls overcome halftime deficit

Jan 14

Villanova  69

Temple  64

7,333

 

Johnny Jones' 20 points paces the 'Cats

Jan 21

St. Joseph's  85

Penn  78

8,609

 

Cliff Anderson scores 31 points

Jan 25

Villanova  71

Penn  54

4,027

 

Penn's starters make just 22 percent of FGs

Jan 28

Temple  72

St. Joseph's  64

8,667

 

John Baum had 18 points and 16 rebounds

Feb 8

Temple  79

La Salle  65

7,122

 

Clarence Brookins nets 24 as TU's gains share

Feb 11

Villanova  78

St. Joseph's  73

8,727

 

Crews scores 23 on 13 of 18 freebies

Feb 18

Villanova  68

La Salle  59

8,729

 

Hubie Marshall goes 3 of 17 on FGs, scores 11

Feb 26

St. Joseph's  96

La Salle  83

8,170

 

Cliff Anderson stats (32 pts & reb, 37 FGAs)

 

 

Honors:

Big 5 First Team

* Cliff Anderson (St. Joseph's)

John Baum (Temple)

Clarence Brookins (Temple)

Larry Cannon (La Salle)

Johnny Jones (Villanova)

Hubie Marshall (La Salle)

* Anderson scored 116 points in four Big Five games, a mark that remains an all-time mark.  He averaged 26.5 points to earn the Geasey MVP.

 

NCAA Tournament:

St. John's 57, Temple 53

in Blacksburg, VA

 

National Invitation Tournament:

Marshall 70, Villanova 69

at Madison Square Garden