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Penn Plays Philadelphia Big 5 Basketball:
1983-1984 season

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

WOMEN'S: Standings | Game results
Big 5 First Team | NCAA Tournament | National Invitation Tournament

 


 

Men's Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

La Salle

3-1

20-11

"Lefty" Ervin

Temple

3-1

26-5

John Chaney

St. Joseph's

2-2

20-9

Jim Boyle

Villanova

2-2

19-12

Rollie Massimino

Pennsylvania

0-4

10-16

Craig Littlepage

 

 

95-53, 64.2%

 

 

Men's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

Crowd

Nov 30

Villanova  57

St. Joseph's  50

9,208

Palestra

'Nova trailed 30-20 at half before going to OT

Dec 6

St. Joseph's  74

La Salle  72

4,607

Palestra

Bill Mitchell's two FTs seal the victory

Dec 10

Temple  92

Villanova  89

7,691

Palestra

Temple takes 50 freebies, 40 after halftime

Dec 17

La Salle  90

Villanova  80

7,783

Palestra

Wildcats make six more FGs than La Salle

Jan 14

St. Joseph's  86

Penn  66

5,692

Palestra

Costner goes 8-10 FGs and 9-11 FTs

Jan 24

La Salle  96

Penn  85

7,109

Palestra

Butts:  8-11 FGs and 9-11 FTs

Feb 8

Temple  81

Penn  57

4,307

Palestra

Owls miss only four free throws in 31 tries

Feb 21

Villanova  65

Penn  51

7,539

Palestra

Dwayne McClain's 15 points pace 'Cats

Feb 25

La Salle  80

Temple  79

7,831

Palestra

Stansbury's 28-footer sends to 1st of 2 OTs

March 3

Temple  69

St. Joseph's  58

9,208

Palestra

Hawks make just 10 of 27 free throw atts

 

 

Men's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Steve Black (La Salle)

Granger Hall (Temple)

* Ralph Lewis (La Salle)

Maurice Martin (St. Joseph's)

Ed Pinckney (Villanova)

Terence Stansbury (Temple)

* Lewis earned the Geasey MVP by averaging 20.6 points and 9.1 rebounds a game for La Salle.

 

Big 5 Second Team

Albert Butts (La Salle)

Tony Costner (St. Joseph's)

Bob Lojewski (St. Joseph's)

Dwayne McClain (Villanova)

Jim McLoughlin (Temple)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Clarence Brookins (Temple)

Bob Fields (La Salle)

Keith Herron (Villanova)

Pat McFarland (St. Joseph's)

Jeff Neuman (Pennsylvania)

Al Shrier (Temple Publicist)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

Temple 65, St. Johns 63

in Charlotte, NC

North Carolina 77, Temple 66

in Charlotte, NC

Villanova 84, Marshall 72

in Milwaukee, WI

Illinois 64, Villanova 56

in Milwaukee, WI

 

National Invitation Tournament:

Pittsburgh 75, La Salle 71

at The Palestra

Boston College 76, St. Joseph's 63

at The Palestra

 


 

Women's Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

St. Joseph's

3-1

17-10

Jim Foster

Temple

3-1

17-10

Linda MacDonald

Villanova

3-1

22-7

Harry Perretta

La Salle

1-3

11-18

Kevin Gallagher

Pennsylvania

0-4

12-14

Lois Ashley

 

 

79-59, 57.2%

 

 

Women's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

 

Dec 5

Villanova  66

Penn  39

 

Palestra

Pennefather scores 28 points in 28 minutes

Dec 6

St. Joseph's  76

La Salle  71

 

Hayman

Trish Brown scores 28 points (8-8 FTs)

Jan 3

La Salle  99

Penn  60

 

Hayman

Linda Hester, off the bench, nets 20 points

Jan 7

Temple  116

La Salle  66

 

McGonigle

Stephens has huge day (37 pts, 22 rebs)

Jan 17

St. Joseph's  56

Villanova  52

 

Nevin

Trish Brown's 16 pts, 11 rebs leads way

Jan 24

St. Joseph's  64

Penn  46

 

Hawk Hill

SJU led by 15 (39-24) at intermission

Feb 1

Villanova  90

La Salle  66

 

Nevin

The Wildcats dish it out, recording 35 assists

Feb 15

Villanova  67

Temple  63

 

Nevin

Pennefather & Bernhardt combine for 43

Feb 22

Temple  68

St. Joseph's  60

 

Nevin

Theresa Govens gets 19 boards (11 offensive)

Feb 28

Temple  85

Penn  69

 

Palestra

Carroll's 22 leads five Owls in double figures

 

 

Women's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Barb Albom (Pennsylvania)

Nancy Bernhardt (Villanova)

Trish Brown (St. Joseph's)

Shelly Pennefather (Villanova)

* Marilyn Stephens (Temple)

* Stephens averaged a Temple-record 22.4 points and 12.8 boards while graduating with a Big 5 record 1,519 rebounds.

 

Big 5 Second Team

Mimi Carroll (Temple)

Auretha Fleming (Pennsylvania)

Janet Fonda (St. Joseph's)

Theresa Govens (Temple)

Sue McCaffrey (La Salle)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

No participants

 

 

National Invitation Tournament:

No participants.