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Penn Plays Philadelphia Big 5 Basketball:
1995-1996 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

Temple

2-0

20-13

John Chaney

Villanova

1-1

26-7

Steve Lappas

St. Joseph's

1-1

19-13

Phil Martelli

Pennsylvania

1-1

17-10

Fran Dunphy

La Salle

0-2

6-24

Speedy Morris

   

88-67, 56.8%

 

 

Men's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

Crowd

Dec 13

Temple  62

Villanova  56

12,030

Spectrum

Owls pull a stunning upset of the #2 Wildcats

Jan 16

St. Joseph's  86

Penn  70

8,076

Spectrum

Hawks shake off four-game losing streak

Jan 27

Temple  54

St. Joseph's  52

11,430

Spectrum

Battie has career game (23 pts, 10 rebs)

Jan 27

Penn  68

La Salle  66

11,430

Spectrum

Quakers hold on to win in overtime

Feb 12

Villanova  90

La Salle  50

9,911

Spectrum

Kittles nets 25 in widest margin in Big 5 history

 

 

Men's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Ira Bowman (Pennsylvania)

Marc Jackson (Temple)

Kerry Kittles (Villanova)

Jason Lawson (Villanova)

Reggie Townsend (St. Joseph's)

 

Big 5 Second Team

Mark Bass (St. Joseph's)

Eric Eberz (Villanova)

Romaine Haywood (La Salle)

Will Johnson (St. Joseph's)

Tim Krug (Pennsylvania)

Alvin Williams (Villanova)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Lionel Simmons (La Salle)

Doug West (Villanova)

Jeffrey Clark (St. Joseph's)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

Villanova 92, Portland 58

in Milwaukee, WI

Louisville 68, Villanova 64

in Milwaukee, WI

Temple 61, Oklahoma 43

in Orlando, FL

Cincinnati 73, Temple 65

in Orlando, FL

 

National Invitation Tournament:

St. Joseph's 82, Iona 78

in New Rochelle, NY

St. Joseph's 82, Providence 62

at The Palestra

St. Joseph's 76, Rhode Island 59

at The Palestra

St. Joseph's 74, Alabama 69 (ot)

Final 4 at Madison Square Garden

Nebraska 60, St. Joseph's 56

Final 4 at Madison Square Garden

 


 

Women's Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

Villanova

4-0

21-7

Harry Perretta

La Salle

3-1

19-10

John Miller

St. Joseph's

2-2

16-12

Stephanie Gaitley

Temple

1-3

7-21

Kristen Foley

Pennsylvania

0-4

3-23

Julie Soriero

   

66-73, 47.5%

 

 

Women's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

 

Dec 6

St. Joseph's  86

Penn  48

 

Hawk Hill

Kristen Sullivan buries seven three-pointers

Dec 9

La Salle  88

Penn  56

 

Pavilion

Lori Sparling scores 20 in just 22 minutes

Dec 9

Villanova  61

St. Joseph's  54

 

Pavilion

The Hawks' 15-game B5 win streak ends

Dec 13

Villanova  64

Temple  42

 

Spectrum

Wildcats cruise in front of 12,053 fans

Dec 22

Villanova  61

La Salle  49

 

Hayman

Glenning scores Big-5 season-high 28 points

Jan 15

St. Joseph's  56

Temple  45

 

McGonigle

Temple later shocks Hawks, 66-56, in Feb.

Jan 30

Temple  78

Penn  64

 

McGonigle

Ricco scores 20 points as Penn falls to 0-14

Feb 6

Villanova  86

Penn  43

 

McGonigle

Villanova led by as many as 51 points (80-29)

Feb 6

La Salle  70

Temple  59

 

McGonigle

Donahue hits double-double, 26 pts & 20 rebs

Feb 12

La Salle  67

St. Joseph's  66

 

Hayman

Explorers gain better seed in A-10 tournament

 

 

Women's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Megan Compain (St. Joseph's)

Denise Dillon (Villanova)

Chrissie Donahue (La Salle)

* Sue Glenning (Villanova)

Claudrena Harold (Temple)

Natasha Rezek (Pennsylvania)

* Glenning averaged 14.8 points and 4.0 assists while nailing 82 of the Cats 112 three-pointers.  Villanova ended the season at 21-7.

 

Big 5 Second Team

Amy Facer (St. Joseph's)

Marnie McBreen (La Salle)

Jen Snell (Villanova)

Lori Sparling (La Salle)

Kristen Sullivan (St. Joseph's)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Dale Hodges (St. Joseph's)

Kelly Lane (Temple)

Tracey Sneed (La Salle)

Helen Koskinen (Villanova)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

No participants

 

 

National Invitation Tournament:

No participants.