Ochefu scores 25, No. 1 Villanova beats St. John's 73-63

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Daniel Ochefu had a career-high 25 points, Ryan Arcidiacono scored 13 and No. 1 Villanova beat St. John's 73-63 Saturday night. Amar Alibegovic led the Red Storm with a career-best 18 points. St. John's has lost 16 in a row, the longest streak in Division I. For a half, Villanova (22-3, 12-1 Big East) hardly looked like the nation's top team. The Wildcats, who...
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Report: Daniel Ochefu's status vs. Providence uncertain

Villanova had no issues playing without starting center Daniel Ochefu against a bigger Creighton team on Wednesday night.The Wildcats rolled past the Bluejays, 83-58, winning their second straight game without Ochefu in the lineup. The 6-foot-11 center missed the past two games after suffering a concussion in practice last week.According to Terry Toohey of the Delaware County Daily...
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Creighton-Villanova Preview

Villanova's Daniel Ochefu was a major presence under the basket against Creighton last month. A concussion will cost him a chance at a repeat performance. The third-ranked Wildcats turn to reserve Darryl Reynolds to replace their starting forward again as they go for a fourth straight win over the Bluejays on Wednesday night. Ochefu is fourth in the Big East with 8.3 rebounds...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Villanova's Daniel Ochefu probably won't play vs. Creighton

Villanova rose to its highest ranking of the season, moving up to No. 3 in the Associated Press poll.Bad news came with the good news later on Monday. Villanova head coach Jay Wright appeared on KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia and updated the status of starting center Daniel Ochefu.The 6-foot-11 senior missed Sunday's 68-53 win over St. John's after suffering a concussion in practice...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

C Ochefu (concussion) out for No. 6 Villanova vs St. John's

NEW YORK (AP) Villanova center Daniel Ochefu will not play in the sixth-ranked Wildcats' game against St. John's at Madison Square Garden. The 6-foot-11 senior suffered a concussion during practice this week. Ochefu is averaging 9.7 points and a team-leading 8.3 rebounds for the Wildcats (17-3, 7-1), who are in first place in the Big East heading into Sunday's game against the Red Storm.
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Villanova's Daniel Ochefu suffers deep bruise, being evaluated

Daniel Ochefu is being evaluated on Thursday after suffering a "deep bruise" in second half of No. 6 Villanova's 83-68 win over Marquette.The senior center capped a 20-2 run with a dunk with 4:48 remaining in regulation, but came down hard after the slam."He has a deep bruise in his buttocks," Villanova head coach Jay Wright said on Thursday in the Big East coaches' conference call...
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January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: 6-foot-11 Daniel Ochefu runs the fast break, makes no-look pass

Villanova had everything clicking on offense in the opening minutes against Penn on Monday night.So much so, that 6-foot-11 center Daniel Ochefu was able to seamlessly run a fast break, which ended with him dishing a no-look pass to Ryan Arcidiacono.
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December 29, 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

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...
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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

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