City 6 observations: Solid start for St. Joe’s, Penn needs to readjust expectations | Mike Jensen

Pookie Powell is a savvy player for La Salle, and Temple did a good job of not panicking while playing from behind. Oh, and Villanova looks all right.

City 6 observations: Solid start for St. Joe’s, Penn needs to readjust expectations | Mike Jensen

Pookie Powell is a savvy player for La Salle, and Temple did a good job of not panicking while playing from behind. Oh, and Villanova looks all right.

La Salle falls to Lafayette despite Pookie Powell’s 26-point effort

Despite 26 points from Pookie Powell, Explorers lose by 77-76 in first home game of Ashley Howard era.

La Salle falls to Lafayette despite Pookie Powell’s 26-point effort

Despite 26 points from Pookie Powell, Explorers lose by 77-76 in first home game of Ashley Howard era.

La Salle showed flashes, but the loss at Temple also shows there is a ways to go

The Explorers could not handle Temple in the debut of head coach Ashley Howard.

La Salle showed flashes, but the loss at Temple also shows there is a ways to go

The Explorers could not handle Temple in the debut of head coach Ashley Howard.
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Previewing Philly's six college basketball teams

Here is everything you need to know about the 2018-19 college basketball season.

2018-19 college basketball preview: Despite corruption convictions, don’t expect much change — Kansas is favored to win

The 2018-19 season begins Tuesday, about two weeks following the conviction of three people in a pay-for-play scheme. On the court, Kansas is the early favorite to win it all. Does Penn State have a chance to make the NCAA Tournament?

Ashley Howard is eager to usher in a new era for Explorers | La Salle season preview

The first-time head coach will lead the Explorers into their season opener against Temple on Tuesday, with grad student Pookie Powell heading the charge.

Atlantic Ten anticipates a shift of power at the top featuring St. Louis, St. Joe’s | Conference preview

The Hawks were picked to finish second to St. Louis. La Salle, guided by first-year coach Ashley Howard, was picked 12th.

Most City Six teams face changes … and then there is Villanova | Women’s basketball preview

The City Six is looking to send more than just Villanova to the NCAA Tournament this season.

Back for one more season, Powell looking to win at La Salle | Season preview

The Explorers guard got a rare sixth year of eligibility to play this season.

College basketball corruption trial leaves La Salle assistant coach Kenny Johnson facing uncertainty

La Salle didn't think Kenny Johnson would be a central figure in the NCAA corruption trial when they hired him as Ashley Howard's assistant.

St. Joseph’s picked to finish second in Atlantic 10

The return of Charlie Brown Jr. and Lamarr Kimble has raised expectations on Hawk Hill.

Reese looks to regain scoring touch in senior season for La Salle women | Season preview

The senior forward came to La Salle as a capable scorer, but struggled at first. Now, with a new coach, she hopes to take a step up.

La Salle assistant coach accused of payment to a player's father when he was at Louisville

Bruce Bowen Sr. testified Tuesday in federal court that Kenny Johnson had paid him $1,300 to help make rent in Louisville.

Former Imhotep star David Beatty gets NCAA waiver to play for La Salle this season

The NCAA granted him a waiver and he will not have to sit out a transfer season.

Basketball: Westtown's John Camden piling up scholarship offers

The 6-foot-7, 180-pound sophomore guard was offered a scholarship most recently by the University of Miami.

How will Villanova defend, and other City Six questions

The reigning NCAA champions have more questions to answer than in recent years.

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