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JayVaughn Pinkston, Duane Wilson earn Big East weekly honors

Photo: Rob Grabowski / USA Today Sports The Big East announced Villanova forward JayVaughn Pinkston and Marquette guard Duane Wilson as winner’s of its weekly awards Monday. Pinkston, a 6-foot-7 senior, won Player of the Week. He posted 25 points and 10 rebounds in Villanova’s overtime win against Syracuse. He also had three steals and two blocks. Wilson, a 6-foot-2 guard...
Via The Catch and Shoot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 7 Villanova rallies in 82-77 overtime win over Syracuse

PHILADELPHIA (AP) JayVaughn Pinkston had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Darrun Hilliard scored 23 points, keeping No. 7 Villanova undefeated with an 82-77 overtime win over Syracuse on Saturday. The Wildcats (11-0) never led until overtime and rallied from a 15-point hole to stun their former Big East rival. Josh Hart buried a 3-pointer and Pinkston tied the score 69-all with 4.2...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

JayVaughn Pinkston’s Block Heard Around Brooklyn

Michigan was down a point to Villanova in the closing seconds. The Wolverines thought they had drawn up a game winning inbound play. It was great right up until JayVaughn Pinkston turned around and saved the day. Got em, coach — Brian Floyd (@BrianMFloyd) November 26, 2014 That is a major contender for defensive play of the year already.
Via The Student Section
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 12 Villanova pulls away from No. 14 VCU at Brooklyn

  JayVaughn Pinkston scored 15 points and Darrun Hilliard had 14 to lead No. 12 Villanova past No. 14 Virginia Commonwealth 77-53 on Monday night. The Wildcats (4-0) used a 16-0 run early in the second half to bust this one open and advance to the Legends Classic final at the Barclays Center. The Wildcats needed about 2 1/2 minutes to turn a tight one into a rout. Kris Jenkins added...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova basketball: Draft prospects in 2015 NBA draft

JayVaughn Pinkston and Darrun Hilliard The Villanova basketball program is one that is rich in tradition, success, and one that has had its fair share of exceptional players and coaches. As a result of this, it has been one of the more successful programs in college basketball. Most prominent college basketball programs see at least one of their players get drafted to the NBA every...
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova basketball: The biggest games of 2014-15

The Wildcats have been notorious at having big time games on their schedule every year, this year is no different. With a program as successful as Villanova’s, it allows them to play some of the best college basketball teams in the country and continue to get exposure on the national stage. Villanova regularly participates in early season tournaments where they are tested early...
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova basketball: Previewing the forwards

JayVaughn Pinkston and Darrun Hilliard The forward position was one of the Villanova basketball team’s strengths this past season. Starting forwards James Bell and JayVaughn Pinkston had sensational years on the offensive side of the ball. Bell led the Wildcats in scoring, averaging 14.5 pints per game, while Pinkston was the teams second leading scorer averaging 14.1 points per...
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Villanova’s JayVaughn Pinkston commits silly flop

Villanova is struggling mightily right now against Seton Hall in its first game of the Big East Tournament, but perhaps junior forward JayVaughn Pinkston is acting a little too desperate. Check out this ridiculous flop that Pinkston committed against the Pirates earlier in the second half of Thursday’s game.  Somehow, both Pinkston and Pirates senior center Gene Teague were given...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Pinkston's double-double leads No. 8 Villanova past St. John's

JayVaughn Pinkston had 15 points and 10 rebounds No. 8 Villanova overcame some early shooting woes to beat St. John's 74-67 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. The Wildcats (15-1, 4-0 Big East) came into the game having shot better than 50 percent from the field and 3-point range in their last three games. Against St. John's (9-6, 0-3) they struggled from both in the first half...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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