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Villanova Heads to Big East FInals

The Villanova Wildcats defeated the Providence Friars in the Big East semis. The Wildcats led most of the game with Josh Hart and Daniel Ochefu leading the way. After a big Providence run and a Kris Dunn basket, theFriars tied the game with 12 seconds left. Ryan Arcidiacono hit two free throws with three seconds left to take the lead and win the game. Josh Hart led the Wildcats with...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Could this be the best team in Villanova history?

by Josh Naso / @silverfox8008  Villanova basketball has a long and storied history. A plethora of talented names have passed through the program, among them Paul Arizin, Ed Pinckney, Kerry..... The post 2014-15 Big East Champs: The Best Team In Villanova History appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 4 Villanova dominates in 105-68 victory over St. John's

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Daniel Ochefu had 21 points and nine rebounds, JayVaughn Pinkston scored 18 points and No. 4 Villanova rolled to its 12th straight victory, 105-68 over St. John's on Saturday. The Wildcats (29-2, 16-2 Big East) now have the most regular-season wins in team history and head to New York as the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. The Wildcats have won 12 straight...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 5 Villanova dominates late in 62-47 win over Penn

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Daniel Ochefu had 21 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 5 Villanova pull away late and beat pesky Penn 62-47 on Saturday night. The Wildcats (17-1) took a breather from Big East play to play their final game of the season in Philadelphia's city series. Against the Ivy Leaguers, the Wildcats only led by one midway through the second half until a 21-6 run finally...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Villanova basketball: Breaking down the mintues

Villanova basketball The Villanova basketball team will likely start the season having seven players seeing significant playing time. Later on in the season, freshmen Phil Booth and Makil Bridges could see their playing time increase when they have shown they have a better grasp of the playbook. Here is a positional breakdown of how minutes will be divided up for every player. Point...
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova basketball: Previewing the center position

Daniel Ochefu If there has been one piece missing from recent Villanova basketball teams it has been the presence of a dominant big man down low. Villanova head coach Jay Wright has struggled to land a highly recruited center during his 13 years as head coach of the program. This is not because of a lack of effort from Wright, I am sure sure he would love to have talented big men...
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

You Need To Play This Strange Internet Game About Villanova’s Daniel Ochefu As A Chef

The internet is a weird place. We all know this. The college basketball world is not exempt from this fact, as a web-based game buried in the Villanova band’s website proves. Last night, we learned about “Daniel oCHEFu Cookout”, and life has not been the same since. The game features Villanova forward Daniel Ochefu, with a stick figure body, cooking some sort of orange soup...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Overmatched: #6 Villanova Rolls Past Seton Hall 70-53

Jay Wright notched his 400th Victory Tonight/philly.comOnce No. 6 Villanova took the momentum, the Wildcats never looked back in a 70-53 rout past Seton Hall.Leading 18-13 with just over eight minutes to go in the first half, Seton Hall had what it wanted. Senior center Eugene Teague had four points and four boards and the Pirates were outmuscling No. 6 Villanova. The Wildcats started...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Villanova’s Daniel Ochefu Dunked On Three St. John’s Defenders At The Same Time

This afternoon, the 8th-ranked Villanova Wildcats traveled to New York City to take on the St. John’s Red Storm at Madison Square Garden. St. John’s put up a noble fight, but the Wildcats were able to escape with the victory. They also bullied the Red Storm in the paint — on no play was that more evident than when Nova forward Daniel Ochefu backed down D’Angelo Harrison,...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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