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Penn Plays Philadelphia Big 5 Basketball:
1999-2000 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

3-1

27-6

John Chaney

Villanova

3-1

20-13

Steve Lappas

La Salle

2-2

11-17

Speedy Morris

Pennsylvania

1-3

21-8

Fran Dunphy

St. Joseph's

1-3

13-16

Phil Martelli

   

92-60, 60.5%

 

 

Men's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

Crowd

Dec 7

La Salle  83

Penn  76

3,715

Gola

Butler and Carr each net 25 for the Explorers

Dec 15

Temple  69

Villanova  66

10,206

Apollo

Greers running three to close 1st was highlight

Jan 9

Villanova  67

Penn  65

8,722

Palestra

Malik Allen delivers the game-winner

Jan 12

Villanova  80

La Salle  72

6,500

Pavilion

Wildcats bench outscores LaSalles 27-4

Jan 18

Temple  72

La Salle  50

4,000

Gola

The Owls lead 40-12 at intermission

Jan 20

Temple  44

Penn  40

8,233

Apollo

Defense ruies in the low-scoring affair

Jan 31

Penn  68

St. Joseph's  65

8,119

Palestra

Freshman Onyekwe leads way (20 pts, 3 blocks)

Feb 15

La Salle  59

St. Joseph's  56

5,864

Palestra

SJUs O'Connor out to serve suspension

Feb 17

Villanova  68

St.Joseph's  61

6,500

Pavilion

Gary Buchanan records 24 pts, 5 rebounds

Feb 29

St. Joseph's  62

Temple  59

8,129

Alumni

Marvin O'Connor lofts 16 threes, scores 20 in win

 

 

Men's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

Malik Allen (Villanova)

Donnie Carr (La Salle)

Michael Jordan (Pennsylvania)

Mark Karcher (Temple)

Marvin OConnor (St. Joseph's)

* Pepe Sanchez (Temple)

* Sanchez led the Owls to a #5 finish in the AP poll by averaging more than 8.0 assists, 5.5 rebounds and 3.4 steals. His assist:turnover ratio was nearly 4:1.

 

Big 5 Second Team

Gary Buchanan (Villanova)

Rasual Butler (La Salle)

Matt Langel (Pennsylvania)

Ugonna Onyekwe (Pennsylvania)

Victor Thomas (La Salle)

Quincy Wadley (Temple)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Paul Arizin (Villanova)

Ernie Beck (Pennsylvania)

Tom Gola (La Salle)

Bill Mlkvy (Temple)

George Senesky (St. Joseph's)

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

Temple 73, Lafayette 47

in Buffalo, NY

Seton Hall 67, Temple 65 (OT)

in Buffalo, NY

Illinois 68, Penn 58

in Winston-Salem, NC

 

 

National Invitation Tournament:

Villanova 72, Delaware 63

at The Pavilion

Kent State 81, Villanova 67

at The Pavilion

 


 

Women's Standings:

Team

Big 5

All

Coach

St. Joseph's

4-0

25-6

Stephanie Gaitley

La Salle

3-1

12-17

John Miller

Villanova

2-2

15-15

Harry Perretta

Pennsylvania

1-3

18-10

Kelly Greenberg

Temple

0-4

10-16

Kristen Foley

   

80-64, 55.6%

 

 

Women's game results:

Date / Location

Winner

Loser

 

Nov 20

Penn  79

Temple  50

 

Palestra

Temple outscored 50-19 in 2nd half

Nov 23

La Salle  82

Penn  70

 

Gola

McDade goes for double double (21 pts, 10 rebs)

Dec 1

La Salle  75

Villanova  65

 

Gola

La Salle retaliates for 27-pt blowout in 1998

Dec 4

Villanova  72

Temple  68

 

Apollo

Jenea Skeeters (29 pts) is unstoppable

Dec 8

St. Joseph's  76

Penn  47

 

Alumni

Hawks shoot 64 percent inside the arc

Dec 11

St. Joseph's  54

Villanova  48

 

Pavilion

Lichnerova gets 20 points and 14 boards

Jan 13

Villanova  85

Penn  76

 

Pavilion

Davis 18 leads five Wildcats in double figures

Feb 10

St. Joseph's  67

La Salle  44

 

Alumni

Hawks build 24-point halftime lead (36-12)

Feb 12

La Salle  72

Temple  63

 

Apollo

Temples Jakubowicz (26p, 17r) not enough

Feb 14

St. Joseph's  58

Temple  39

 

Apollo

Owls held to less than 24 percent shooting

 

 

Women's Honors:

Big 5 First Team

* Diana Caramanico (Pennsylvania)

Jana Lichnerova (St. Joseph's)

Susan Moran (St. Joseph's)

Janea Skeeters (Villanova)

Mandy West (Pennsylvania)

Angela Zampella (St. Joseph's)

* Caramanico averaged nearly 25 points as Penn won 18 times for the first time in school history.

 

Big 5 Second Team

Brandi Barnes (Villanova)

Lisa Jakubowicz (Temple)

Trish Juhline (Villanova)

Shannon McDade (La Salle)

Jen Zenszer (La Salle)

 

Hall of Fame Inductees

Robyne Bostick (St. Joseph's)

Margarete Rougier (Temple)

 

 

 

NCAA Tournament:

St. Joseph's 69, Texas 48

in Piscataway, NJ

Rutgers 59, St. Joseph's 39

in Piscataway, NJ

 

 

National Invitation Tournament:

Michigan State 74, Villanova 62  in East Lansing, MI