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Penn Plays Philadelphia Big 5 Basketball:
1989-1990 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

4-0

30-2

Speedy Morris

Villanova

3-1

18-15

Rollie Massimino

Temple

2-2

20-11

John Chaney

St. Joseph's

1-3

7-21

Jim Boyle

Pennsylvania

0-4

12-14

Fran Dunphy

   

87-63, 58.0%

 

 

Men's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

Crowd

Nov 28

Temple  55

Penn  54

7,271

Palestra

Owls, ranked 17th, narrowly avert upset

Dec 4

Villanova  75

Penn  46

6,500

Pavilion

Wildcats bury Penn in the second half

Dec 11

La Salle  86

Penn  83

5,163

Civic

Quakers give Explorers a scare at home

Dec 21

La Salle  71

Villanova  70

10,004

Civic

Doug Overton sparks the La Salle victory

Jan 3

La Salle  63

Temple  62

3,900

McGonigle

Explorers win by one as Simmons scores 23

Jan 16

St. Joseph's  77

Penn  69

2,185

Palestra

St. Joe's begins game with a three-point flurry

Jan 20

Villanova  69

St. Joseph's  62

6,500

Pavilion

Taylor comes off bench, hauls in 10 boards

Jan 31

Temple  78

St. Joseph's  63

3,200

Hawk Hill

Temple outscores Hawks, 48-25, after half

Feb 12

La Salle  93

St. Joseph's  76

3,200

Hawk Hill

Explorers clinch Big Five title outright

Feb 21

Villanova  71

Temple  69

3,900

McGonigle

Balanced scoring offsets Mark Macon's 29

 

 

Men's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Donald Hodge (Temple)

Mark Macon (Temple)

Doug Overton (La Salle)

* Lionel Simmons (La Salle)

Chris Walker (Villanova)

* Simmons became the NCAA’s third all-time scorer (3,217 points) and was the consensus National Player of the Year.

 

Big 5 Second Team

Craig Amos (St. Joseph’s)

Hassan Duncombe (Pennsylvania)

Tom Gries (Villanova)

Jerry Simon (Pennsylvania)

Randy Woods (La Salle)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Tony Costner (St. Joseph’s)

Stewart Granger (Villanova)

Bob McKee (Big Five Scorer)

Terence Stansbury (Temple)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

La Salle 79, Southern Miss 63

in Hartford, CT

Clemson 79, La Salle 75

in Hartford, CT

St. John’s 81, Temple 65

in Atlanta, GA

LSU 70, Villanova 63

in Knoxville, TN

 

National Invitation Tournament:

No participants

 


Women's Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

St. Joseph's

4-0

24-7

Jim Foster

Villanova

3-1

9-19

Harry Perretta

La Salle

2-2

15-14

John Miller

Temple

1-3

16-15

Linda MacDonald

Pennsylvania

0-4

10-16

Julie Soriero

   

74-71, 51.0%

 

 

Women's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

 

Nov 28

Villanova  56

Temple  55

 

Pavilion

Kelly Lane's 23 points isn't enough

Dec 2

La Salle  68

Temple  65

 

McGonigle

Temple's comeback falls just short

Dec 6

Villanova  60

Penn  48

 

Palestra

Balance is the key to Wildcat victory

Dec 11

La Salle  63

Penn  49

 

Civic

Mary Greybush (21 pts, 8 rebs) leads La Salle

Dec 21

Villanova  56

La Salle  55

 

Hayman

Karen Connell nets 18 off the bench

Jan 20

St. Joe's  69

Villanova  52

 

Pavilion

St. Joe's is led by Dale Hodges' 19 points

Jan 23

Temple  68

Penn  46

 

Palestra

Owls jump to 15-0 lead and never look back

Feb 5

St. Joe's  80

La Salle  73

 

Hayman

Hodges' 28 points too much for Explorers

Feb 17

St. Joe's  65

Temple  63

 

McGonigle

Hawks wrap up at least share of title

Feb 21

St. Joe's  80

Penn  52

 

Hawk Hill

Rita Balaban scores 24 in rout of Quakers

 

 

Women's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Rhonda Bates (Temple)

* Dale Hodges (St. Joseph’s)

Helen Koskinen (Villanova)

Kelly Lane (Temple)

Ellen Shields (St. Joseph’s)

* Hodges had three 40-point games to close her career. The All-American averaged a Big 5 all-time high of 27.6 points.

 

Big 5 Second Team

Kirsten Brendel (Pennsylvania)

Jen Dorfmeister (Pennsylvania)

Mary Greybush (La Salle)

Jen McGowan (La Salle)

Kelly Wickes (Temple)

 

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Lynn Blaszczyk (Temple)

Sharon Gross (Pennsylvania)

Karen Hiznay (Villanova)

Muffet O’Brien (St. Joseph’s)

Julie Reidenauder (La Salle)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

Old Dominion 91, St. Joseph’s 69

 

National Invitation Tournament:

No participants