Villanova stars pay visit to 4-year-old fan with cancer

It’s safe to say that Villanova basketball players are in high-demand these days, and we aren’t talking about just on campus. Yet, the two men at the center of the most memorable finish to a NCAA men’s basketball championship in decades have apparently found time for their littlest of fans too. Quite literally in this case, as Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu pulled off...
Via The Comeback
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jim Nantz gives his tie to Ryan Arcidiacono

Most people — myself included — seem to have overlooked this annual tradition, but apparently CBS broadcaster Jim Nantz gives his necktie away to a senior on the winning team after every NCAA Tournament national championship game. After Villanova’s thrilling win over North Carolina Monday night, Ryan Arcidiacono was the lucky recipient. .@CBSSports broadcaster Jim Nantz...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kris Jenkins' title game-winner, from multiple angles

Villanova and UNC squared off in one of the best title games in NCAA history on Monday night, and Kris Jenkins put the cherry on top with the game-winning three-pointer. Marcus Paige had just tied the game with an incredible, off-balance three, and the Wildcats had less than five seconds to get an open look to take home the title. And that was all they needed. Ryan Arcidiacono...
Via The Sports Daily
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Porn Star Mia Khalifa Apparently Has A Crush On Villanova’s Ryan Arcidiacono

Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono may or may not win the national championship tonight, but either way, he’s impressed at least one college basketball fan this week. Porn star Mia Khalifa, who identifies as a Duke supporter, apparently liked what she saw when Villanova took down Oklahoma this past Saturday. We aren’t just talking about his play on the court. The line for Ryan...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Ryan Arcidiacano NBA ready?

Ryan Arcidiacano is the unquestioned leader of the Villanova Wildcats, but many fans are not satisfied knowing just how well a player does in college. They also want to know what’s in store for that player at the next level. And in the case of Arcidiacano, his NBA Draft prospects are not as bright as others. Arcidiacano is a fourth-year senior for Villanova and led the team to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Villanova Seniors Ryan Arcidiacono And Daniel Ochefu Kiss The Floor After Last Practice

Villanova held its final practice at home today before it travels to the Final Four in Houston. It was also the final practice on campus for the Wildcats’ two senior stars, Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu. Head coach Jay Wright posted a photo of both players kissing the “V” at center court of the team’s facility at the end of the session. .@RyArch15 and @DanielOchefu23...
Via College Spun
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Getting ugly leads to beautiful win for Villanova

 Ryan Arcidiacono joyously embraced Jalen Brunson, celebrating his greatest birthday. Villanova (33-5) is going to the Final Four thanks to some key plays by its senior leader. The No. 2-seeded Wildcats gutted out a steel cage match to win the South Region, 64-59, Saturday night and upend Kansas, the No. 1 overall seed. The Wildcats will face Oklahoma – a rematch of a regular...
Via The Comeback
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Beyond the Arc: Villanova's Arcidiacono puts on show, helps hand No. 6 Xavier first loss

VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Ryan Arcidiacono hit seven 3-pointers, scored 27 points and showed No. 16 Villanova may again be the team to beat in the Big East, thumping No. 6 Xavier 95-64 on Thursday. The two-time defending regular-season Big East championships and the 2015 tournament champs raced to a 20-point lead in the first half behind a 3-point happy offense and ended the Musketeers...
Via Associated Press
December 31, 2015  |  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 Associated Press
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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