Philadelphia: We are at the point of the college basketball season where teams across the nation will finish the non-conference schedule that will prepare them to head into conference play, let’s take a look at some of the local college basketball action this weekend that are cannot miss.
An Old School Big East Rivalry will take place at Madison Square Garden on Saturday as the Villanova Wildcats took on Uconn Huskies. Villanova took down UConn last year at Uconn. The last time that Villanova played Uconn at MSG was in 2004 when Uconn was still part of the Big East Conference they would defeat the Wildcats in the Big East Semifinals. An interesting stat is the Villanova is 16-1 at Madison Square Garden since the start of the 2014-15 season.
The Game is on CBS at 12:30 PM
Temple & Drexel:
We got a City battle on Saturday as Temple Owls take on the Drexel Dragons. The game is going to be played at the Palestra & this is a Drexel home game. This game will Mark the Final one for Fran Dunphy coaching at the Palestra
The Saint Joseph’s Hawks will have a very interesting battle on their hands on Saturday as they will take on 2018 Final Four team Loyola-Chicago. This game will be played at the Palestra. Game is at 5PM on CBS Sports Network.