The 2023-24 Big Five Schedule Is Set

July 25, 2023

It is a new beginning for the Men’s Big Five. Drexel is a full fledged member, the pods are set, the schedule is published. The Big Five games will be played in November. The championship and final standings are to be decided in a December 2 triple-header at the Wells Fargo Center.

In the new format the six teams are divided into two pods. For the teams in each pod there is a round-robin format to decide placement within. The games will be played at the designated on-campus site of the home team. The winner of each pod will play at the Wells Fargo Center for the championship. The second-place teams will play that day to decide who will finish third. The third seeds from each pod will play for fifth place.

This season; Pod 1 consists of Drexel, La Salle, and Temple while Pod 2 will be Penn, Saint Joseph’s, and Villanova.

The Men’s Basketball Schedule

Monday, November 6 – Drexel at La Salle

Friday, November 10 – Penn at Saint Joseph’s

Monday, November 13 – Villanova at Penn

Tuesday, November 14 – Temple at Drexel

Wednesday, November 29 – Neighborhood rivalry game as Saint Joseph’s travels up Lancaster Avenue to play at Villanova and La Salle heads down Broad Street for a clash with Temple

Saturday, December 2 – The Big Five Tripleheader at the Wells Fargo Center

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