Temple is coming in as a 12 seed while Saint Joe's and Drexel are early 10 seeds. I expect Saint Joe's to have a much improved season from last year, while Temple and Drexel continue to surge into the national spotlight. A sleeper team to watch is LaSalle. They have the potential to make a run in the A-10 and possibly go dancing come the end of the season. Not much can be said for Penn and Villanova this year. They are both in the process of rebuilding after much of their starters have left over the past few seasons.
It is going to be an exciting year of basketball in the city. Look for Whiz Wit's Big 5 preview in the coming weeks.
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