Philadelphia's Big 5—a tradition like no other. Villanova, Temple, Saint Joseph's (PA), La Salle and the University of Pennsylvania.
This decade has seen some great teams and some great players.
One team made the Final Four: Villanova, 2009.
Three other teams made the Elite Eight: Temple, 2001; Saint Joseph's (PA), 2004; Villanova 2006.
Two other teams made the Sweet 16: Villanova 2005, Villanova 2008.
There were five AP All-Americans: Michael Bradley (2001)(Villanova), Jameer Nelson (2004)(Saint Joseph's (PA)), Randy Foye (2006)(Villanova), Allan Ray (2006)(Villanova), Scottie Reynolds (2010)(Villanova).
There were a bunch of NBA players:
Malik Allen (Villanova), Michael Bradley (Villanova), Randy Foye (Villanova), Kyle Lowry (Villanova), Allan Ray (Villanova), Dante Cunningham (Villanova), Dwayne Jones (Saint Joseph's (PA)), Delonte West (Saint Joseph's (PA)), Jameer Nelson (Saint Joseph's (PA)), Mark Jackson (Temple), Pepe Sanchez (Temple), Mardy Collins (Temple), Lynn Greer (Temple), Rasual Butler (La Salle), Steven Smith (La Salle).
So which was the best team over the past 10 years?
Who was the best player over the past 10 years?
Let the debate begin!