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Penn Plays Philadelphia Big 5 Basketball:
1991-1992 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 | Hall of Fame | NCAA Tournament | National Invitation Tournament

 


 

Men's Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

La Salle

1-1

20-11

Speedy Morris

Pennsylvania

1-1

16-10

Fran Dunphy

St. Joseph's

1-1

13-15

John Griffin

Temple

1-1

17-13

John Chaney

Villanova

1-1

14-15

Rollie Massimino

   

80-64, 55.6%

 

 

Men's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

Crowd

Dec 9

St. Joseph's  82

Penn  81

14,737

Spectrum

Pierce needs three, hits two in final seconds

Dec 9

La Salle  79

Villanova  75

14,737

Spectrum

Woods silences 'Cats with 31 points, six assists

Jan 19

Temple  74

St. Joseph's  61

12,722

Spectrum

Bernard Blunt has 27 points, 15 boards in loss

Jan 19

Penn  66

La Salle  57

12,722

Spectrum

Allen nets 20 in 2nd half after scoreless 1st

Feb 1

Villanova  66

Temple  58

14,166

Spectrum

Villanova finishes final piece of puzzle at 1-1

 

 

Men's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Bernard Blunt (St. Joseph’s)

Jack Hurd (La Salle)

Aaron McKie (Temple)

Lance Miller (Villanova)

* Randy Woods (La Salle)

* Woods could not be stopped, averaging 27.3 points and 6.3 rebounds while nailing nearly four three-pointers and six free throws per game.

 

Big 5 Second Team

Craig Amos (St. Joseph’s)

Rap Curry (St. Joseph’s)

Donald Hodge (Temple)

Mik Kilgore (Temple)

Greg Woodard (Villanova)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Steve Black (La Salle)

Maurice Martin (St. Joseph’s)

Jack McKinney (St. Joseph’s)

Harold Pressley (Villanova)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

Michigan 73, Temple 66

in Atlanta, GA

Seton Hall 78, La Salle 76

in Greensboro, NC

 

National Invitation Tournament:

Virginia 83, Villanova 80, at the Pavilion

 


 

Women's Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

La Salle

3-1

25-8

John Miller

St. Joseph's

3-1

17-12

Stephanie Gaitley

Villanova

3-1

11-17

Harry Perretta

Pennsylvania

1-3

9-17

Julie Soriero

Temple

0-4

11-17

Charlene Curtis

   

73-71, 50.7%

 

 

Women's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

 

Nov. 26

La Salle  61

Temple  50

 

McGonigle

Tunink scores 18;  La Salle breaks halftime tie

Nov. 30

La Salle  90

Penn  60

 

Hayman

Cole sets Big 5 mark with 37 pts (25 at half)

Dec. 3

Penn  61

Temple  57

 

Palestra

Quakers end 35-game Big 5 losing streak

Dec. 4

St. Joseph's  61

Villanova  56

 

Pavilion

Hawks hand 'Nova its only Big 5 loss

Dec. 10

La Salle  67

St. Joseph's  64

 

Hayman

LSU clinches share of title with 3 months left

Dec. 14

Villanova  70

Temple  61

 

Pavilion

Wildcats begin march to first title in 4 years

Dec. 21

Villanova  54

La Salle  50

 

Civic

Nikki Benedix paces Cats with 18 points

Jan. 6

St. Joseph's  65

Penn  56

 

Hawk Hill

Curry (24) and Codner (20) combine for 44

Jan. 28

Villanova  79

Penn  61

 

Palestra

'Nova guarantees a share of Big 5 title

Feb. 1

St. Joseph's  67

Temple  61

 

Spectrum

Hawks win first women's Big 5 Spectrum game

 

 

Women's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Nikki Benedix (Villanova)

Nikki Benedix (Villanova)

Audrey Codner (St. Joseph’s)

* Jenn Cole (La Salle)

Katie Curry (St. Joseph’s)

Margarete Rougier (Temple)

* Cole led La Salle to 25 wins by averaging 20.8 points while shooting 87 percent from the line and 41 percent from three-point range.

 

Big 5 Second Team

Cindy Anderson (St. Joseph’s)

Dionne Anthon (Pennsylvania)

Jenn Cole (La Salle)

Denise Kayajian (Villanova)

Sandy Litkenhaus (Villanova)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Kathie Beisel (Villanova)

Trish Brown (St. Joseph’s)

Mimi Carroll (Temple)

Linda Hester (La Salle)

Mel Greenberg (Philadelphia Inquirer)

 

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

No participants

 

 

National Invitation Tournament:

Nebraska 79, La Salle 78

Wisconsin-Green Bay 65, La Salle 53

Alabama-Birmingham 76, La Salle 71