Tidewater Sealants used a balanced attack with all eight players scoring eight or more points, including six in double figures as they rolled to a 99-81 win over Holiday Inn Portsmouth in the opening game of the Portsmouth Invitational.
April 9, 2008
Three Atlantic 10 men's basketball teams received bids to the 2008 NCAA Championship Tournament. Xavier, the regular season champ, is a number 3 seed in the West; Temple which won the A-10's automatic bid last night is a number 12 seed in the South; and Saint Joseph's, the A-10 tournament runner-up, is an 11 seed in the East. Congrats to these programs, the schools and their fans.
March 16, 2008
They shared this year's Big 5 crown; their shooting, rebounding, and points per game numbers are very close; and, they split the two previous regular season games. Not too surprising this Atlantic 10 Championship game was very competitive with Temple pulling out a 69-64 victory over Saint Joseph's, Saturday night at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J.
March 15, 2008
Saint Joseph's used a 15-0 run over 7 1/2 minutes starting at the end of the first half for a 61-53 upset of nationally ranked (10/12), and number one seed Xavier in an Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Basketball Championship semifinal Friday night at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall.
March 14, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Massachusetts senior swingman Gary Forbes, who enters this week's Championship tied for the Atlantic 10 lead in scoring, has been tabbed the 2007-08 men's basketball Player of the Year in voting conducted among the Conference's 14 head coaches.
March 10, 2008
This is the Atlantic 10 Conference's Men's Basketball Notebook for play from February 3, 2008, through February 9, 2008. The week's awards go to Saint Joseph's Pat Calathes and Kevin Lisch of Saint Louis who share player of the week honors, and the Bonnies' Matt Morgan as the league's top rookie this week.
February 10, 2008