This week from the Sixers and College Basketball.
Sixers: ICYMI, MVP contender Joel Embiid landing after a dunk and had to leave the 76ers game against the Washington Wizards on Friday. Since then, the injury has been diagnosed as a , which will be reevaluated in two weeks. While we hate to see any injury, the bruise is at least much less serious than the initially suspected hyperextension. Phew.
- Even without Embiid, the Sixers don’t seem to be slowing down, beating the San Antonio Spurs last night in their first game without the All-Star.
- Forward Tobias Harris popped off with 23 points and nine rebounds, making it clear that Philly isn’t in danger of losing their top spot in the East just yet.
MBB: Last night, two Philly schools made the March Madness bracket, including the Drexel Dragons, who earned an automatic bid by (CAA) championship last week. It will be their first appearance at the Big Dance in 25 years, and they just might be one of this year’s inevitable Cinderella stories.
- The Villanova Wildcats also made the cut despite their in the Big East Conference Tournament this week. Now, the ’Cats are headed to Indy with something to prove and a fourth title to gain. Let’s dance!