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Penn Plays Philadelphia Big 5 Basketball:
1987-1988 season

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

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

 


 

Men's Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

Temple

4-0

32-2

John Chaney

St. Joseph's

3-1

15-14

Jim Boyle

Villanova

2-2

24-13

Rollie Massimino

Pennsylvania

1-3

10-16

Tom Schneider

La Salle

0-4

24-10

Speedy Morris

   

105-55, 65.6%

 

 

Men's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

Crowd

Dec 2

Villanova  84

Penn  55

6,222

Pavilion

'Nova shoots 59% from field; Massey 9-10

Dec 5

Penn  66

La Salle  61

5,251

Palestra

Tyrone Pitts stars with 21 points, 10 boards

Dec 12

St. Joe's  53

Villanova  52

6,500

Pavilion

"Pick" Brown's 15-foot bank shot wins it

Dec 18

Villanova  83

La Salle  80

8,144

Palestra

Tom Greis scores 21 points in Josten's win

Jan 6

Temple  84

Penn  50

3,974

Palestra

Vreeswyk buries five threes en route to 20 pts

Jan 14

Temple  59

La Salle  56

4,500

McGonigle

Owls stage 12-2 run to end the game

Jan 19

St. Joe's  73

La Salle  63

7,179

Palestra

Cheerleaders and mascots brawl at timeout

Feb 10

Temple  98

Villanova  86

4,500

McGonigle

Howard Evans 20 assists and one turnover

Feb 23

St. Joe's  76

Penn  64

2,772

Palestra

Blake's line:  26 points, 9 boards, 9 blocks

March 2

Temple  75

St. Joe's  62

8,722

Palestra

Mark Macon scores 35 and hits five treys

 

 

Men's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Rodney Blake (St. Joseph’s)

Howard Evans (Temple)

Mark Macon (Temple)

Tim Perry (Temple)

* Lionel Simmons (La Salle)

* Simmons averaged 23.3 points and 11.4 rebounds a game as he led the Explorers to 24 victories as just a sophomore.

Big 5 Second Team

Tom Greis (Villanova)

Tim Legler (La Salle)

Mark Plansky (Villanova)

Mark Vreeswyk (Temple)

Doug West (Villanova)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Steve Bilsky (Pennsylvania)

Hank Siemiontkowski (Villanova)

Bob Vetrone (publicist, broadcaster, historian)

Bryan Warwick (St. Joseph’s)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

Temple 87, Lehigh 73

in Hartford, CT

Temple 74, Georgetown 53

in Hartford, CT

Temple 69, Richmond 47

in East Rutherford, NJ

Duke 63, Temple 53

in East Rutherford, NJ

Villanova 82, Arkansas 74

in Cincinnati, OH

Villanova 66, Illinois 63

in Cincinnati, OH

Villanova 88, Kentucky 74

in Birmingham, AL

Oklahoma 78, Villanova 59

in Birmingham, AL

Kansas State 66, La Salle 53

in South Bend, IN

 


 

Women's Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

La Salle

3-1

25-5

John Miller

St. Joseph's

3-1

24-8

Jim Foster

Villanova

3-1

20-9

Harry Perretta

Temple

1-3

14-15

Linda MacDonald

Pennsylvania

0-4

6-20

Marianne Stanley

   

89-57, 61.0%

 

 

Women's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

 

Dec 1

Villanova  73

Penn  50

 

Palestra

Lisa Angelotti scores 25 points for the 'Cats

Dec 10

St. Joseph's  70

Penn  50

 

Hawk Hill

Quakers shot under 20 percent in 1st half

Dec 12

La Salle  67

Temple  59

 

McGonigle

Owls shoot 32 percent from the field (23-72)

Dec 15

Villanova  60

La Salle  49

 

Hayman

Villanova shoots 55% from field (26-47)

Dec 19

St. Joseph's  55

Villanova  42

 

Hawk Hill

Wildcats were held to 16 second half points

Dec 21

Villanova  78

Temple  56

 

duPont

Lisa Angelotti has 20 points and 10 boards

Dec 23

La Salle  50

St. Joseph's  49

 

Hayman

La Salle sneaks by behind Mary Greybush

Jan 11

La Salle  83

Penn  53

 

Hayman

Tracey Sneed scores 24 points, has 5 steals

Feb 23

Temple  80

Penn  69

 

Palestra

Addie Jackson scores 30 behind 5 threes

March 3

St. Joseph's  66

Temple  61

 

Palestra

Dale Hodges good for 24 points, 8 boards

 

 

Women's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Lisa Angelotti (Villanova)

Pam Balogh (Temple)

* Debbie Black (St. Joseph’s)

Dale Hodges (St. Joseph’s)

Tracey Sneed (La Salle)

* Black enjoyed a remarkable season, averaging 9.7 points, 6.6 assists, 5.5 rebounds & an amazing 4.7 steals a game.

 

Big 5 Second Team

Kim Foley (St. Joseph’s)

Kelly Greenberg (La Salle)

Helen Koskinen (Villanova)

Cheryl Rath (Pennsylvania)

Cheryl Reeve (La Salle)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

St. Joseph’s 68, Bowling Green 66

Maryland 78, St. Joseph’s 67

Wake Forest 53, Villanova 51

Penn State 86, La Salle 85

 

 

National Invitation Tournament:

No participants.