The Big 5-0

The Big 5-0 : The Philadelphia Daily News Celebrates 50 Years of Big 5 Basketball

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This hardback book by the sports writers of the Philadelphia Daily News commemorates the 50th anniversary of college basketball's Big 5 - La Salle, Penn, Saint Joseph's, Temple and Villanova. The book takes a retrospective look at the Big 5's history - including its greatest players, coaches and games. It's all here, from the Steve Donches buzzer-beater that led St. Joe's over Villanova in 1966 to La Salle's Lionel Simmons scoring his 3,000th point in 1990. There are separate chapters on each school, several on the Big 5's treasured home, the Palestra, and lists galore. Filled with fine memories, statistics and photos, this is the definitive keepsake for fans of college basketball and, especially, Philadelphia college basketball.show more

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  • Hardback | 95 pages
  • 218.4 x 276.9 x 12.7mm | 589.68g
  • Philadelphia Newspapers
  • United States
  • English
  • 1588220516
  • 9781588220516

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