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No. 5 Villanova beats Xavier for 3rd straight Big East win

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- Ryan Arcidiacono had 18 points and six assists, Dylan Ennis finished with 17 points and six rebounds, and No. 5 Villanova made a season-high 15 3-pointers to beat Xavier 88-75 on Wednesday night. Josh Hart added 15 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats (16-1 overall, 4-1 Big East), who have won three straight conference games by an average of nearly 15...
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Villanova still undefeated after facing test from former rival

Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Facing an unranked Syracuse squad in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, the seventh-ranked Villanova Wildcats were just minutes away from suffering their first lost of the season in a contest reminiscent of the days when the two programs battled for Big East supremacy. But despite trailing the Orange for almost all of regulation, the Wildcats...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

St. John's-Villanova Preview

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 sophomore...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Arcidiacon Saves the Day for Villanova With Game Winner in 2OT

Villanova fans probably would not have minded having an easier route to victory over the Providence Friars Tuesday night, but basketball fans were treated to a tremendous double-overtime game that wet down to the wire.In the end the No. 9 Wildcats were able to come away a winner thanks to this layup by guard Ryan Arcidiacono that broke the 79-79 tie with less than four seconds to...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 9 Villanova escapes; 82-79 over Providence

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. ''Coach wanted...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Friars fall late to No. 9 Villanova, 82-79

Providence coach Ed Cooley was more than fine with playing No. 9 Villanova in a third overtime on Tuesday night. The problem was, LaDontae Henton's shot came up just short. Ryan Arcidiacono had a three-point play with 3.6 seconds left in the second OT to lift ninth-ranked Villanova to an 82-79 win over Providence. ''You don't get tired in a game like that,'' Cooley said. Much...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova survives Providence scare in 2OT

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.
Via Philly Sports Live
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 4 Villanova holds off Marquette in OT

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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