Villanova Head Coach Jay Wright Talks March Madness, Twitter, and Dove Men+Care

Villanova head coach Jay Wright hopes to see his team play for the NCAA National Championship for college basketball. This season for the Villanova Wildcats has been great so far. As fans of the tournament know anything goes in during March Madness. As a coach of the team Wright needs to guide his players with poise and a sense of determination. As you will see in my interview with...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova's Bell not worried about shooting slump

JAMES BELL, Villanova's only 4-year senior, is the place where it all starts. On a team that gets leadership from many sources, he is the unquestioned man. But scoring has never defined him. He won't allow it. Neither will the rest of the Wildcats. The last six games, as he approached his 1,000th career point, his shot has gone missing. There was a time this year, as Temple coach...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova Defeats Quinnipiac in WNIT 1st RD

Villanova PA: On Wednesday March 19 from the Pavilion on the campus of Villanova University, postseason basketball took center stage as Villanova Wildcats hosted Quinnipiac Bobcats in the first round of Women’s National Invitational Tournament. Villanova comes into game with record of 22-8 & off a Loss to Marquette in the Big East Tournament ,while Quinnipiac […]
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What time does Villanova play UWM?

Wondering what time Villanova plays UWM in this years first round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament? The UW-Milwaukee Panthers, returning to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in eight seasons, face the Villanova Wildcats in its opening game at 8:25 p.m. Thursday in Buffalo, N.Y. Prior to this year, the Wildcats hadn’t been nationally […]
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn’s Kevin Ollie Discusses Preparing For Villanova’s JayVaughn Pinkston, Ignores 15 Seed Milwaukee

UConn coach Kevin Ollie just escaped with an overtime win against a tough Saint Joseph’s team, which clinched his first NCAA Tournament victory at the helm for UConn. After the game he discussed Villanova and forward JayVaughn Pinkston. The only problem? Villanova hasn’t tipped off yet. The two-seed Wildcats still have to beat 15 seed Milwaukee before they advanced to face UConn...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers hang with Villanova but fade late, fall from NCAA tourney

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- That hangover from the Big East tournament is gone for Villanova. Darrun Hilliard scored 16 points, JayVaughn Pinkston added 13 and the Wildcats beat Milwaukee 73-53 on Thursday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Villanova (29-4), the No. 2 seed in the East Region, will play seventh-seeded Connecticut (27-8) in the third round Saturday. The Huskies...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Huskies Head To MSG For Sweet 16

UConn Huskies All-Access takes a look at the UConn Huskies men’s basketball team’s 77-65 win over the Villanova Wildcats to advance to the Sweet 16 in the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs. And be sure to like us on Facebook as well.
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova basketball recruit profile: Mikal Bridges

Jay Wright is likely done recruiting for the class 2014. Villanova basketball’s incoming class which is ranked 37th nationally by ESPN is made up of two players, Mikal Bridges (Great Valley, PA and Phil Both (Mount St. Joseph’s MD). Bridges and Both are both listed as 4-star recruits. Many people believe the class is highlighted by Mikal Bridges. Bridges is listed at 6-7 185...
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

’09 Final 4 Villanova basketball team playing in semi-pro tourney

For Villanova basketball fans, it’s a very long offseason. Especially when you consider the painful and disappointing way it ended, the Wildcats getting dismissed from March madness much earlier than anyone anticipated. Well, next year Villanova basketball will be very strong, as they’ll carry the flag for the Big East conference. In the summer, Wildcats fans, needs something...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 89 – Donte Divincenzo

89. Donte DIVINCENZO Height: 6’-4” Weight: 175 Position: SG High School (State): Salesianum (DE) Club Team (Affiliation): Team Final (Nike) Commitment: Villanova Wildcats Breakdown: A long and lanky guard, Divincenzo made an early commitment to Villanova in January, 2014. He’s considered the top prospect in Delaware, and had widespread high-major interest due to his strong ...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Syracuse vs. Villanova

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via Well, it’s been 35 weeks since the Orange has played competitive football in front of its fans, and the dome is about to become home once again for the 2014 campaign.  The Orange will be facing off with a Villanova Wildcats team that finished the season 6-5.  The Wildcats play in the FCS Division, but...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova Wildcats at Syracuse Orange: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the Villanova Wildcats and Syracuse Orange will face off against one another as their seasons get underway. Friday’s game between Villanova and Syracuse will kickoff after 7:30 pm ET on ESPN3 from the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, NY. We tried out best to find betting odds on this one but it simply is not on the board.
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jalen Brunson to Announce College Choice Wednesday

Stevenson Point Guard Jalen Brunsons will announce his college decision on Wednesday, September 9th at 4:OOpm CT. The top point guard in the 2015 class has officially visited both Illinois and Villanova. He cancelled his official visit to Temple, which was planned for September 11th-13th. That means that Brunson’s decision will come down to the Fighting Illini and the Wildcats...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jalen Brunson commits to Villanova

Jalen Brunson, the top Point Guard in the class of 2015, has given a verbal commitment to Jay Wright and the Villanova Wildcats. Jalen Brunson, the top Point Guard in the class of 2015, has given a verbal commitment to Jay Wright and the Villanova Wildcats. As a junior at Stevenson high school, Brunson led his team to a 33-2 record while averaging an astounding 26.1 points, 5.4...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova Defeats James Madison 49-31

Villanova PA: On Saturday September 20 from Villanova Stadium on the Campus of Villanova University, Conference play in the Colonel Athletic Conference got on their way as Villanova Wildcats hosted James Madison, it was also Parents Weekend at Villanova University. Villanova comes into game with record of 1-1 and off a blowout win over Fordham and James […]
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: Villanova Wildcats Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. ...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Villanova Wildcats season preview

Last season, the Villanova Wildcats shocked many early in the season and got off to a fast 11-0 start including wins over then the second best team in the country in Kansas and the twenty-third in Iowa. Their season-long winning streak would be snapped by Syracuse. They would only go onto lose four games the rest of the season, two of those losses would come against Creighton, an...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 Post-Summer Player Rankings Countdown: 17 – Jalen Brunson

17. Jalen BRUNSON Height: 6’-2” Weight: 193 Position: PG Wingspan: 6’-3” High School (State): Stevenson (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Mac Irvin Fire (Nike) Commitment: Villanova Wildcats Breakdown: Jalen Brunson is arguably the top pure point guard nationally, and the son of a former Temple Owls standout, Rick Brunson. At several times during his recruitment it ...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova comes in at no. 12 in AP preseason Top 25 poll

With the college basketball season starting very soon, the Associated Press on Friday released their preseason Top 25 poll. Coming in at number one was the Kentucky Wildcats, the runner-up in last season’s Final Four. The Wildcats got 52 first place votes as they bring in a star-studded recruiting class. Representing the Big East in the poll was none other than the Villanova Wildcats...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Villanova dominates Albany on Senior Night

Villanova PA: On Saturday November 15 from Villanova Stadium on the campus of Villanova University, the final home game of the season took place as Villanova Wildcats hosted Albany Great Danes. before the game, Villanova honored its Senior players. This is the 1st time ever matchup between the two teams. Albany won toss and elected to […]
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 12 Villanova rolls in home opener, but tough games around corner

  Even though they were playing an overmatched opponent, Villanova wasn't taking any chances in its home opener. Kris Jenkins had 15 points to lead No. 12 Villanova in an 81-44 rout over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Monday night. Daniel Ochefu, Darrun Hilliard and Dylan Ennis each scored 10 points for the Wildcats (2-0), who were picked to win the Big East. Villanova returns four of...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 12 Villanova fends off upset-minded Bucknell

  Dylan Ennis scored 16 points, including four free throws in the final 30 seconds, and No. 12 Villanova survived a serious upset scare with a 72-65 win over Bucknell on Thursday night in the Progressive Legends Classic. Ryan Arcidiacono added 15 points and Daniel Ochefu had 14 points and 10 rebounds for Villanova (3-0). Darrun Hilliard scored 10 points and forced two big turnovers...
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November 20, 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...
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November 24, 2014  |  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.
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November 26, 2014  |  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 Bloguin Best
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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