Thanks to the late-game efforts of Ryan Arcidiacono, Villanova was able to end its three-game road stretch on a high note.
Now the ninth-ranked Wildcats return home to face streaking St. John's in a key Big East matchup Saturday.
Arcidiacono's three-point play with 3.6 seconds remaining in the second overtime gave Villanova an 82-79 victory over Providence on Tuesday. The...
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February 21, 2014
Ryan Arcidiacono felt he had a great chance to win it at the end of the first overtime. He knew what he was doing when he got another chance.
Arcidiacono had a three-point play with 3.6 seconds left in the second overtime to lift No. 9 Villanova to an 82-79 win over Providence on Tuesday night.
''We had the ball and called timeout with 16 seconds left,'' he said...
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February 18, 2014
Ryan Arcidiacono had a three-point play with 3.6 seconds left in the second overtime to lift No. 9 Villanova to an 82-79 win over Providence on Tuesday night.
Ryan Arcidiacono was one cool Cat down the stretch.
The sophomore point guard scored and passed for six key points in overtime as Villanova escaped with a 94-85 victory over Marquette at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Marquette's Todd Mayo scored 10 points in the last 54 seconds of regulation, including three free throws with 4.8 seconds left, as Villanova blew a nine-point...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ryan Arcidiacono had 20 points and 11 assists, and coolly guided No. 4 Villanova in overtime following a frenzied finish to regulation of a 94-85 victory over Marquette on Saturday.
Arcidiacono had six points and two assists in the extra period. He hustled for a loose ball with 37.7 seconds left that allowed Villanova coach Jay Wright to call a timeout and avoid...
Eighth-ranked Villanova found the separation it needed to avoid an upset against St. John’s in the final six and a half minutes of a 74-67 victory Saturday at MSG.
Ryan Arcidiacono led the charge that started the 10-1 Wildcats’ run that turned the game around when he grabbed a defensive rebound and took off up court for what appeared would be a layup.
Pinkston led the Wildcats...
College Basketball Game of the Day: Villanova vs Iowa
Villanova shocked the college basketball world on Friday night when they knocked off the No.2 ranked Kansas Jayhawks with the help of a three point shot from Ryan Arcidiacono. With only 10 seconds left on the clock, Arcidiacono made the go ahead three and helped Villanova to a 63-59 win over Kansas.
The 23rd ranked...
Ryan Arcidiacono had not made a shot all night. So naturally, he was Jay Wright's choice on the play that wound up deciding Villanova's fate.
And it was the right choice.
Arcidiacono's 3-pointer with 10.1 seconds left put Villanova on top for good, and the Wildcats upset No. 2 Kansas 63-59 in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night.
"We had a choice...
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November 30, 2013
30. Ryan Arcidiacono, Villanova
Arcidiacono was a unanimous selection to the Big East All-Freshman team last season. He averaged 11.9 points and 3.5 assists while draining 2.1 three-pointers per game. The shooting guard had five games with more than 20 points, including a season-high 32 points against St. John’s.
29. Jordan McRae, Tennessee
McRae led Tennessee in points (15...
Ryan Arcidiacono converted a three-point basket with seconds remaining in regulation, and a half-court heave from Micheal Carter-Williams didn't come close to send Syracuse and Villanova into overtime. In the extra session, the Orange were out-manned and out-gunned.