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Penn Plays Philadelphia Big 5 Basketball:
1972-1973 season

Standings | Game results
Big 5 First Team and Hall of Fame | NCAA Tournament | National Invitation Tournament

 

Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

Pennsylvania

4-0

21-7

Chuck Daly

St. Joseph's

2-2

22-6

Jack McKinney

Temple

2-2

17-10

Harry Litwack

La Salle

1-3

15-10

Paul Westhead

Villanova

1-3

11-14

Jack Kraft

   

86-47, 64.7%

 

 

Game results:

All games were played at the Palestra.

Date

Winner

Loser

Crowd

Dec 13

Penn  54

St. Joseph's  53

8,655

 

Quakers erase seven-point halftime deficit

Dec 23

Penn  59

Temple  44

8,288

 

Penn uses FTs (15 of 17) and rebounds (35-21)

Jan 6

St. Joseph's  68

La Salle  55

9,019

 

Mike Bantom gets 22 points and 20 rebounds

Jan 17

Penn  77

Villanova  69

9,205

 

Hankinson 24 points, Haigler 20 boards

Jan 24

Penn57

La Salle 45

6,920

 

Hankinson keys win with 16 points, 16 boards

Jan 27

Villanova 79

St. Joseph's 72

9,222

 

Hastings and Inglesby combine for 43 pts

Feb 10

St. Joseph's 74

Temple 42

9,105

 

Temple struggles in every aspect

Feb 17

Temple 56

La Salle 54

5,242

 

Owls outrebound La Salle by 24 (43-19)

Feb 24

Temple 76

Villanova 67

7,658

 

Temple wins because of 56% FG shooting

Feb 28

La Salle 101

Villanova 79

5,491

 

Explorers outscore 'Cats, 60-40, after half

 

 

Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Mike Bantom (St. Joseph's)

Jim Crawford (La Salle)

Phil Hankinson (Pennsylvania)

* Tom Ingelsby (Villanova)

Pat McFarland (St. Joseph's)

* Ingelsby had an excellent season, averaging 25.5 points for Nova and becoming the fifth to score 100 points in a Big Five season.

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Cliff Anderson (St. Joseph's)

Larry Cannon (La Salle)

Wali Jones (Villanova)

Stan Pawlak (Pennsylvania)

Guy Rodgers (Temple)

 

NCAA Tournament:

Pennsylvania 62, St. John's 61

in Williamsburg, VA

Providence 87, Pennsylvania 65

in Charlotte, NC

Syracuse 69, Pennsylvania 68

n Charlotte, NC

Providence 89, St. Joseph's 76

in Jamaica, NY

 

National Invitation Tournament:

No participants