All of the Philly area college basketball teams will be in action this weekend. Penn State will be the only team to host their game this weekend.
The Villanova Wildcats (8-9) get things started on Saturday at noon when they look for their second Big East win when they play the Cincinnati Bearcats (13-4). Villanova hopes history will once again be on their side this weekend. The Wildcats are 5-1 against Cincinnati since they joined the Big East. The Bearcats have not defeated Villanova since 2008.
In other area action, the La Salle Explorers look for their seventh win in a row and will try to defend their lead in the Atlantic 10 conference when they travel to Dayton at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Here's the complete Philly area college basketball weekend schedule:
Villanova at Cincinnati (12 p.m., TV: ESPN3)
Saint Joseph's at UMass (4 p.m., Radio: SportsRadio 610 WIP AM)
La Salle at Dayton (7 p.m., Radio: 990 AM)
Temple at Richmond (7 p.m., TV: CBS Sports Network, Radio: 1210 AM WPHT)
Penn at Cornell (7 p.m., Radio: WXPN 88.5)
Drexel at North Carolina-Wilmington (7 p.m., TV: None)
Minnesota at Penn State (4 p.m., TV: BTN)
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