By Bob Long on December 19, 2018
In this week’s V’s and O’s, Bob Long breaks down on the whiteboard how the Penn Quakers exposed Villanova’s permeable defense by using a stellar combination of off-ball and on-ball screens.
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By Bob Long on December 19, 2018
In this week’s Villanova Basketball Report, with Bob Long, Kevin Long, and Kevin McClernand, we discuss Villanova’s recent struggles, including two losses in one week, to Penn, and to Kansas. We break down each of the defensive mishaps on a possession-by-possession basis in the second half of the Penn game, and highlight how badly Villanova […]
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By Bob Long on December 12, 2017
In this week’s Villanova Basketball Report, with Bob Long and Tom Trainer, we discuss the previous week in college hoops, including Villanova’s wins over Gonzaga and La Salle. We previous the Big Five Finale for Villanova against Temple on Wednesday, as well as discuss the importance of the Big Five rivalries to Villanova basketball.
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By Bob Long on December 28, 2015
BLS continued its Stadium Tour Series with a trip to the Main Line and Villanova University, to do a pregame show before the Big Five matchup between Villanova and Penn. Tune to hear the show!
By Chris Pierangeli on February 21, 2012
In this week’s Philly’s Phinest, Kevin, Brian, and I discussed the Philadelphia Flyers, the team’s struggles, and how the recent acquisitions on defense will impact the team moving forward (Start-13:45). Next, we discussed the Philadelphia 76ers recent slide, why they have been struggling, the end of game situation with Andre Iguodala committing a foul with […]
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By Bob Long on January 5, 2012
Wednesday night will be remembered as a special night in the Big 5, which is a compilation of college basketball programs in Philadelphia that includes Villanova, Temple, St. Joseph’s, La Salle, and Penn. The Big 5 is centered around the rivalries of the schools involved and the games played between the respective schools, but last […]
By Bob Long on February 13, 2010
This Friday night was not a typical Friday night in sports, which was highlighted by the Olympic Opening Ceremonies in Vancouver. The story that overshadowed the Opening Ceremonies was the death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili after a practice run today on the Olympic course. This accident, combined with previous concerns about the danger of the course […]
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