Overview:Philadelphia's Big Five: Celebrating the City of Brotherly Love?s Basketball Tradition - The 2015-16 season marks the 60th anniversary of the Big 5, Philadelphia's top men's college basketball teams LaSalle, Penn, Saint Joseph's, Temple, and Villanova. No other city has schools that participate in a full round robin, which has grown in popularity in such a sports-driven city.Philadelphia's Big Five highlights the history of these five schools, their basketball programs, and their unique relationship with one another. Author Skip Clayton has interviewed prominent figures from each school to get a look into some of the biggest moments in Big 5 history. One chapter focuses exclusively on the legendary coaches from these teams, including several who went on to coach in the NBA (three from Penn, three from Saint Joseph's, and one from Temple), and four who became general managers. Clayton also provides stats on how each Big 5 team did against each other in the City Series games, the most exciting events for Big 5 fans. Some of the legends highlighted include:LaSalle: Larry Cannon, Ken Durrett, Tom GolaUPenn: Steve Bilsky, Corky Calhoun, Bob MorseSaint Joseph's: Cliff Anderson, Mat Guokas Jr., Jim LynamTemple: John Baum, Eddie Jones, Aaron McKieVillanova: Harold Jensen, Wali Jones, Jim WashingtonCoaches: Tom Gola, Jack McKinney, Phil MartelliPhiladelphia's Big Five is a great read for Big 5 alumni and all fans of Philadelphia basketball!Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725643-9781613218334. It was written by the following authors: Skip Clayton, Dan Baker. Book Philadelphia's Big Five: Celebrating the City of Brotherly Love?s Basketball Tradition, which can be read online, published by the company: Sports Publishing LLC. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2016-02-23 00:00:00. It has 296 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 510 g. File for download Philadelphia's Big Five: Celebrating the City of Brotherly Love?s Basketball Tradition has PDF format and is called philadelphias-big-five-celebrating-the-city-of-brotherly-loves-basketball-tradition.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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