This Wednesday will be a busy one for Philly area college basketball teams.
The La Salle Explorers play Big 5 rival Temple on Wednesday. The game is not designated as a Big 5 matchup. Temple is 2-0 in Big 5 play this season while La Salle is 1-1.
The St. Joseph's Hawks will travel to play the Xavier Musketeers. St. Joe's is 2-2 in A-10 play this season while Xavier is 3-1 and tied for first place.
The Villanova Wildcats will host the Seton Hall Pirates in Big East play. The Pirates are a surprising 15-3 this season with a 4-2 record in league play while the Wildcats are a disappointing 8-10 overall and only 1-5 in the Big East.
Here's the Philly area schedule for college basketball teams playing this week:
La Salle at Temple (7 p.m., Radio: 1210 AM WPHT)
Saint Joseph's at Xavier (7 p.m., TV: TCN, Radio: SportsRadio 610 WIP AM)
Seton Hall at Villanova (7 p.m., TV: ESPNU)
Drexel at Hofstra (7 p.m., TV: None)
Illinois at Penn State (9 p.m., TV: ESPN2)
For more coverage of Villanova basketball, visit our team page or our blog The Nova Blog. For more Penn State coverage, visit our team page or our blog Black Shoe Diaries. For more coverage of Temple, visit our team page.