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Penn Plays Philadelphia Big 5 Basketball:
1985-1986 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

St. Joseph's

3-1

26-6

Jim Boyle

Temple

3-1

25-6

John Chaney

Villanova

2-2

23-14

Rollie Massimino

La Salle

1-3

14-14

"Lefty" Ervin

Pennsylvania

1-3

15-11

Tom Schneider

   

103-51, 66.9%

 

 

Men's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

Crowd

Dec 4

Villanova  50

La Salle  46

8,396

Palestra

LSU misses opportunity to beat nat'l champ

Dec 4

Temple  76

Penn  53

8,396

Palestra

Evans leads way with 13 points, 6 steals

Dec 9

Penn  86

La Salle  80

3,369

Palestra

Quakers led 42-24 behind Perry Bromwell

Dec 14

Temple  81

Villanova  73

8,946

Spectrum

Ed Coe career highs in pts (29) and rebs (12)

Dec 21

St. Joseph's  63

Villanova  61

9,208

Palestra

Mo Martin's 17 pts spearheads Hawk attack

Dec 27

Temple  81

La Salle  68

4,551

Palestra

John Chaney's 300th win at Josten Classic

Jan 21

St. Joseph's  59

Penn  50

5,679

Palestra

Martin records 16 points, 5 assists, 4 steals

Jan 27

Villanova  68

Penn  64

8,459

Palestra

Dwight Wilbur's 20 keys Wildcat victory

Feb 8

St. Joseph's  65

Temple  63

9,208

Palestra

Hawks claim at least B5 tie with Martin's 26

Feb 20

La Salle  74

St. Joseph's  69

6,607

Palestra

Legler (22, 10-10 FTs) ends SJU outright bid

 

 

Men's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Rodney Blake (St. Joseph’s)

Chip Greenberg (La Salle)

Maurice Martin (St. Joseph’s)

Tim Perry (Temple)

* Harold Pressley (Villanova)

* Pressley became the first (and only) Wildcat to average 10 boards since 1972.  On the year he netted 16.8 pts a game.

Big 5 Second Team

Nate Blackwell (Temple)

Perry Bromwell (Pennsylvania)

Ed Coe (Temple)

Harold Jensen (Villanova)

Wayne Williams (St. Joseph’s)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Michael Brooks (La Salle)

Kurt Englebert (St. Joseph’s)

Tom Gola (La Salle)

Rory Sparrow (Villanova)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

St. Joseph’s 60, Richmond 59

in Syracuse, NY

Cleveland State 75, St. Joseph’s 69

in Syracuse, NY

Temple 61, Jacksonville 50 (ot)

in Dayton, OH

Kansas 65, Temple 43

in Dayton, OH

Villanova 71, Virginia Tech 62

in Baton Rouge, LA

Georgia Tech 66, Villanova 61

in Baton Rouge, LA

 

National Invitation Tournament:

No participants


 

Women's Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

Temple

4-0

15-13

Linda MacDonald

St. Joseph's

2-1

22-7

Jim Foster

Villanova

2-1

23-8

Harry Perretta

La Salle

1-3

21-9

"Speedy" Morris

Pennsylvania

0-4

4-21

Lois Ashley

   

85-58, 59.4%

 

 

Women's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

 

Dec 3

Villanova  56

Penn  51

 

Palestra

Pennefather scores 18 points (8-9 FGs)

Dec 4

Temple  65

La Salle  62

 

McGonigle

Addie Jackson nets 20 to edge Explorers

Dec 7

Temple  72

Villanova  61

 

Pavilion

Mimi Carroll makes 9-10 FTs, scores 25 pts

Dec 9

Temple  99

Penn  40

 

Palestra

Fourteen Owls score in blowout

Dec 10

Villanova  66

La Salle  56

 

Hayman

Pennefather (25 pts, 12 boards) paces 'Cats

Dec 12

St. Joseph's  75

Penn  33

 

Hawk Hill

Quakers shoot 30 percent (15-50) from field

Dec 20

St. Joseph's  62

La Salle  60

 

Hayman

St. Joe's overcomes 7-point halftime deficit

Jan 25

La Salle  95

Penn  40

 

Hayman

La Salle held 29 point halftime lead (50-21)

Feb 20

Temple  67

St. Joseph's  59

 

McGonigle

Stacey Dean scores 16 to clinch Big 5 title

Feb 25

Villanova-St. Joseph's

 

 

Nevin

Game cancelled because of power outage

 

 

Women's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Teresa Carmichael (St. Joseph’s)

Mimi Carroll (Temple)

Linda Hester (La Salle)

Terri Mohr (St. Joseph’s)

* Shelly Pennefather (Villanova)

June Stambaugh (Pennsylvania)

* Pennefather led the Big Five in scoring for the only time in her career, averaging 17.7 points a game in the City Series contests.

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

Rutgers 85, Villanova 58

Western Kentucky 74, St. Joseph’s 65

 

 

National Invitation Tournament:

No participants.