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could not believe their eyes. >> are you amazed. >> i am amazed, i'm shocked. it was just one of those days. we made everything they could not make anything. >> i really can't put tonight word. it is something that, you know, no matter what, you know, we can always look back at that but we're to the done yet. we have another game monday against a great opponent. >> to be to have a shot at a national championship, and if we play deedee fence, rebound like we have tonight. even if we're not making shots, we have a chance. >> none of us thought we were going to do that but testament to the hard work we put in and type of shooters we have and defensive rebounding. >> one more. >> one more. >> reporter: one more, monday night, villanova will play north carolina in the national championship game, nova looking for their second title in school history. look, the final four back in 1971, villanova lost the
championship game, just across the way here at astrodome. now they are trying to win texas finally with another trophy. we are live from houston tonight, jeff skversky for channel six a "action news". still ahead here in sports, phillies have their final tune up before monday's opener. plus, wayne simmonds is a a one man wrecking crew. the flyers against the senators, next. patients with bone cancer. patients with bone cancer deserve a specialist too. "the advantages of being treated at cancer treatment centers of america is that we have all the specialists under one roof to take care of every aspect of that patients cancer care. we want our patients to survive their cancer but we also want them to maintain independence and quality of life is so important.
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the flyers are on a mission, and sneaking in the playoffs does the not seem to be the big part of it. well, sneaking in the playoffs is. they are trying to do more is what i'm trying to say. the flyers and senators this afternoon. no rest for steve mason and, no slowing down in his game. he made 33 saves on the day. much sharper then i am. midway through second period flyers on the power play sean contact tore use gets his 11th of the season. flyers build a two to nothing lead. guess who wayne simmonds with his second of the game. the 28th of the season. the flyers win three-two.
they have 91 points, two points behind the islanders. sixers home with the pacers trying to stop an eye 11 game skid. sixers lead by three, 96-93. but later with the game tied, tj miles, his three gives the pacers the lead for good. sixteen-one run to end the game. sixers lose 115-102. phillies, final tine uptaking on a team of prospects from the organization. phillies rallied for three runs in the ninth inning. darren ruf with the two run double, he drives in three on a day, game tied at five-five. the caesar hernandez, and phillies take it six-five. they focus on the regular season and they start monday in cincinnati. union and chicago, and, we have 40 miles an hour wind. that is the lone goal in the 51st minute. chicago's kennedy, he scores. union lose, one to nothing. big story, of course,
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perez. here's what is happening on "action news" at 11:30. villanova fans are on cloud nine tonight. wildcats blow out oklahoma by 44 points and now for the first time in more than 30 years, nova can win the national championship on monday night. plus hundreds turnout for a march in center city headed for washington d.c. we will explain why. big welcome home for local solder returning from the tour of duty. now details, know of brought their a game to nrg stadium in houston. they have demolish oklahoma in record breaking fashion. tonight fans are pumped and team is getting ready to play for national championship. sports director ducis rodgers is here with the highlights. we said before, no one could have expect that blow out. >> you can call this a perfect game. it was that good. this was as one sided as a game could get. in the end villanova beats oklahoma 95-51 to secure its place in the monday national championship game. largest margin of victory in
the national semi final game. remember, this is an oklahoma team that beat them by 23 points in december. josh h art had 23 points. ville know of shot 71 percent from the field they were absolutely dominate nothing this contest. after the game our jeff skversky was in the locker room. >> do you believe you are a win away from it all. >> no, i really can't. i still haven't digest ted this victory, what happened out there we will go back and watch the film. it wilsonk in. but that was pretty we will. >> this is what we sacrifice and work so hard for and, you know, we are one game away. we are not taking anything for granted. we are ready to go. >> so monday night it will be villanova and north carolina in the championship game from houston. >> you know how i feel about carolina. >> i do know that. >> i can't stand them. >> thanks, ducis. >> villanova fans, watch wildcats big win.
the students powered through doors of the connolly center as soon as the doors opened before the game. hundreds of the fans cheered on the cats as they watched the action on the giant screen. it only got better as they watched wildcats annihilate oklahoma, and final buzzer, they streamed outside on to lancaster avenue to celebrate the team's championship march. >> it is so awesome. go nova. selfless play, always in there, it is awesome. >> we never played better. that was amazing. >> nova nation, nova nation. >> energy, teamwork, everything went with them. >> yeah. >> radnor township police say the celebrations have been peaceful for the most part but six people were arrested after the game, two of them for assaulting a police source. in the race for the white house tonight presidential candidates from both parties are looking for votes in wisconsin ahead of tuesday's primary. republicans donald trump, ted
cruz and john kasich had events there today. on the democratic side both hillary clinton and bernie sanders attended a wisconsin democratic party din are tonight in milwaukee. meanwhile sanders and clinton campaigns are bickering over the date of another possible debate before the new york primary, on april . today hillary clinton's campaign accused bernie sanders operation of rejecting three dates, sanders spokesperson responded by saying the proposed dates and venues simply don't work with bernie's schedule. democrats last debated in march. the negotiating two more pending debates in april and in may. more than 100 people started walking to day calling for change in washington. the movement calls democracy spring is calling for a fair and a free and fair elections, calling for big money to be removed from politics. a "action news" reporter trish hartman has more. >> we are going to fight to get this ideal, the core of our democracy, and the idea of
equality. >> reporter: they gathered in the rain on independent mall to call for a change in the way political campaigns are funded. or specifically to put a stop to corporate donors. >> everybody matters. we should not be run by people with money. >> reporter: ten day march will even with the sit in at capitol building in washington d.c. risking arrest while urging congress to pass a reform bill. >> what congress has got the to do right away is change campaign finances by putting vouchers, everybody gets a vouch tore help fund campaign. >> reporter: democracy spring says it is a a non-partisan organization but many protesters say rise in non-establishment candidates in this election has brought money issue to the forefront. >> trump, bernie sanders, one of the main reasons they have taken over the way they have is because of this specific issue. >> reporter: 150 people will march the entire 140 miles to d.c., some will only march for a day or two. >> bring stuff up in small towns and rally, and we sleep
in mass housing units in a lot of churches and community faith centers. >> reporter: she came up from florida to march the whole way. >> my inspiration was to go to washington to help to get money out of politics. >> reporter: these marchers will spend several hours walking with ten or so miles to ridley park where they will rest for the night. by tomorrow they will be in wilmington delaware and april 10th they will be in washington d.c. reporting from center city, trish hartman for channel six "action news". it was a big welcome home for u.s. army national guardsman just got back from serving overseas. it doesens of people came out to welcome home sergeant michael shellden. they waved flags as he walk in the mantua vfw in new jersey. he served in the u.s. army national the guard for more than ten years now and is also a members of the camden county police force. welcome home. good people of the camden, new jersey paid tribute today to those who served in vietnam. they stopped by battleship new jersey for the sixth annual
vietnam war living history day. event included vietnam war reenactors and artifacts on display. guests had a a chance to speak with vietnam veterans about their experiences. much more to come on "action news" tonight, hundreds taking part in the race around a mall, in delaware and it was all for a good cause. plus it has been six months since her son was killed and tonight this mom need your help in finding his killer, and we will have a conversation that may have led to her son's murder, melissa. walter, a severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of the delaware and lehigh valleys. we are tracking that plus high wind overnight tonight and wind chills in the 20's tomorrow. details coming up with the full and exclusive accu weather forecast.
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only fios can. showed off, bright and early this morning at christiana mall but they weren't there to shop. the playground 5k was a two lap run around the mall's perimeter that benefits preston's play ground which is first all accessible playground for people with maine built issues. time for a check of the accu weather forecast with meteorologist melissa magee and turning unpleasant. >> a lot to go over the next several days, walter. right now we have a severe thunderstorm warning. we will start with that. we will show thaw severe thunderstorm warning along that i-95 corridor, interior portions of south jersey, and into dover, delaware as well. this will stay up until 12:15 in the morning. we are getting reports of pea sized hail and wind gusting to close to 60 miles an hour and moderate pockets of rain. we will show thaw on storm tracker six live double scan
radar. you can see line of showers, thunderstorms, press nothing to that i-95 corridor. we will go in tighter on street level and see all that lightening pressing into trenton, down into philadelphia, heading in to interior portions of glassboro in south jersey, also into delaware and salem. it is all part of the potent upper level low that will be working its way eastward overnight tonight. as we go throughout the day sunday w that comes a big change with the wind and the wind chills. we will talk bit all. currently we are looking at wind gusting as high as 46 miles an hour in philadelphia. 55 miles an her win gust in wilmington. gust as high as 40 miles an hour in lancaster. it is all because of the upper level low sweeping through which is why high win warning goes up at midnight. wind are starting to increase and temperatures are taking a tumble. neighborhood numbers north and west of town, 39 in fleet wood. forty-five in slating town. we are down to 46 in center city. forty-one in new who will an. forty-three in kenneth square. down in new jersey, still 50's for ewing and browns mills,
but 45 in vineland and 47 out in the north and west in hoe december inn. here's what we're tracking, satellite six with action radar showing you this up are level loaf that continues to move on through. we have got rain to contend with at this hour a across the higher terrain i wouldn't be surprised if we had a couple of snow showers. the call from accu weather for tonight we are tracking those late any showers, pockets of heavy rain and then turning windy. we will drop down to 29 in the suburbs and 37 in philadelphia for overnight the low. it is a much colder night in comparison to last night. then high wind, will pick up. future tracker six is showing you at 5:00 o'clock in the morning during overnight hours. we've got wind gusting as high as 41 miles an hour in reading. thirty-nine in the city. fifty-two at the coast, in wildwood. so that is why that high wind warning is up. strong wind tomorrow, gusting anywhere from 50 to 60 miles an hour, the concern is downed trees and branches, possible power outages as well, use caution, if you are out and about on the roadways. future tracker six is showing you wind chills tomorrow morning in the 20's and we're
not doing too much. wind chills in the afternoon only in the 30's. the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast showing you go brutal wind tomorrow. high of 47. but again dress for wind chills in the 20's and 30's. the it will get warmer on monday in at 60 with rain arriving, and then in the wake of that on tuesday, 46, breezy, chilly, wind, sunny and cool, high of 52. backup to 61 with rain on thursday and then back down in the 40's, next friday, and saturday, walter. tomorrow will be brutal with those wind and wind chill. >> overall it seems like it should this be time of the year. >> little bit on the cool side too, yeah. >> thanks, melissa. detectives in philadelphia tonight are on the hunt for a killer. victim's mother hopes you can help them find the person who killed their son. here's rick williams in tonight's crime fighters. >> reporter: report you can see love in johnson's eyes when she talks about her son asir davis. >> funny, fun loving,
athletic, music lover. >> reporter: friday october 23rd at 5:40 p.m. she drove her regular route home through west kensington section of philadelphia. >> i drive past west moreland every day to that area every day. >> reporter: little did she knee she just passed the location her son would be murdered a few minutes later. >> i was in the house not even some minutes and there was incoming on my door that my son was kill. my son was dead. >> reporter: she thinks talk davis had with the neighborhood girl about leaving her abusive relationship may have led to the death. >> he gave her the speech, and believe she went back to her boyfriend and shared what they discussed. the consensus is the boyfriend's brother killed my son. >> reporter: the city of philadelphia is offering up to a $20,000 reward for at rest and convictions of the person responsible. all you have to do is call the citizens crime commission at
villanova's bolt cry right now. they are one win from their the first national title in 31 years. tonight they crushed oklahoma. to houston and nrg stadium. this is rematch of the game place back in december. sooners won that one by 23 points, a completely different story tonight. first half action, josh hart,
buddy healed with the turn over. he had nine points. ryan arcidiacono scores. nova does not the look back. the later in the half, hart, three ball, he scores 23. nova up 42-28 at the half. second half more of the same. sooners tried pressing on defense and that doesn't work. miguel bridges 59-41 nova. nova wins 95-51. the biggest beat down ever in the the national semi final game, nova is on to monday's championship ship game. >> i'm amazed. i'm shocked. you know, it was just one of those days. we made everything, they could not make anything. kind of similar to our game in hawaii against them. >> everyone took a shot. it seemed like he was going in. it was surreal. we know we were on the other end of it the first time. >> definitely none of us thought we were going to do that but testament to the hard work we put in and type of shooters we have and our defensive rebounding.
>> other semi final game tonight, pitting north carolina against syracuse. second half action, justin jackson on the break, 16 for him. seventy-four-62 tar heels. marcus page had 16. one of four with double shooters. tar heels win 83-66. so it will be, villanova/north carolina monday night in houston. they have beaten one number one seed. why not make it two. >> all right, let you know flyers defeat senators, tonight. walter, back over to you. thanks, ducis. dozens of people in center city philadelphia a took part in the massive pillow fight this afternoon. that is no the a pillow fight right there in celebration of the international pillow fight day, people of all ages carried pillows across the city to washington square park. there were plenty of smiles as they pelted one another with those soft featherless pillows. at church in limerick, pennsylvania held a birthday bracing today, jozy drop, a
member of the church turned 100 years old today. after today's mass, at mother teresa of calcutta parish she was presented with the cake and card made by the students from the blessed teresa of calcutta school. happy 100 and many more. castle is next here on channel six. "action news" continues at 6:00 with nydia han, gray hahn and chris sowers. for melissa magee, ducis rodgers and jeff skversky and the entire "action news" team i'm walter perez. we will see you right back here, tomorrow. >> ♪
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