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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 ...
Via Hoopniks
23 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via StraitPinkie.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Villanova Releases Teaser For New Uniforms To Be Worn Monday vs. Xavier

It appears that the Villanova Wildcats will be mixing up their uniform game this coming Monday against Xavier. Today, the school released a teaser video for new gray uniforms that will be worn for the nationally-televised matchup: The game will air on FOX Sports 1 at 7:00 EST. [VU Hoops via Phil Hecken]
Via College Spun
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Villanova Got Hosed On A Charge Call Against Marquette, Heads To Overtime

Villanova head coach Jay Wright is not a happy camper right now. His Wildcats are playing on the road at Marquette this afternoon, and thought that they had escaped from the BMO Harris Bradley Center with a victory in the game’s final second. Senior guard Tony Chennault found his way into the lane on what should have been the game’s final possession and appeared to hit the game...
Via College Spun
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Toughest Test Yet: Syracuse Basketball Will Face Stiff Villanova Competition

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU basketball news   via Syracuse.com After a long break for the Orange, the Syracuse-Villanova rivalry continues with yet another top-ten matchup early in the college basketball season. While Syracuse was expected to be a top team in the country, Villanova’s quick rise has been more surprising. The Wildcats have played strong, with...
Via Orange Fizz
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Forgrave: Villanova has arrived ahead of schedule

It's early, so early - only one month into a college basketball season that's already seen things go not exactly how we expected. Every coach will remind you how early it is, even Villanova coach Jay Wright, who would have every right to point to his team's November/December returns and proclaim that, yes, his Wildcats really are the 14th-best team in the country and...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Villanova runs fake punt to perfection for touchdown

Not all fake punts are created equal.Take this one perfectly executed by the Villanova Wildcats, for example.Watch as Villanova starts its season out right by pulling off a fake punt so convincing that even the cameraman had no idea what was really going on. All in all, the play resulted in a 47-yard touchdown run by Jamal Abdur-Rahman, and put the Wildcats on the board early on...
Via Bush League Chronicle
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jay Wright Expecting A Big Performance From Louisville

Louisville will play the Villanova Wildcats tonight in their first post game of the year. Nova knocked off St. John’s 66-53 last night in the second round of the Big East tournament. Here is what Villanova head coach Jay Wright had to say about playing Louisville. > *”That game was big for us. I think they were coming off of a loss to Syracuse at home. When they came to our...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Villanova aims for 3rd win over top-5 team

The Villanova Wildcats hope to beat their third top-five opponent of the season when they play No. 5 Georgetown on Wednesday. Villanova already beat then-No. 5 Louisville and then-No. 3 Syracuse. Throw in a win a month later against nationally-ranked Marquette, and the unranked Wildcats have proven themselves one of the better unranked teams against Top 25 opponents this season...
Via Fox Sports
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Women Overwhelm Villanova, 76-43

Two things are guaranteed when you play Harry Perretta's Villanova Wildcats women's basketball team. One, you can expect them to use the entire shot clock. Two, you can expect to shoot a ton of three-pointers. One way to counteract that though is get out to a quick fast start against them. But when you're the UConn Huskies and capable of big runs, you can stop...
Via Sox and Dawgs
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Villanova Releases 2012-13 Basketball Schedule

Well here we go folks, the college basketball season is almost upon us and you know what that means? That means that colleges and universities are starting to release their full 2012-13 basketball schedules.  Two days ago, the Villanova Wildcats released their 2012-13 schedule on their website, which can be viewed right here: http://www.villanova.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/090512aaa...
Via Buzz On Broad
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Miss COED: Sarah Maria Hayworth

Sarah is a 26 year-old model currently living in Reading, PA. For all you Villanova Wildcats out there, I’m sure that you’ll be glad to see at least one graduate crushing the... [[ Read More ]]
Via COED
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Villanova G Cheek will not return for senior year

Villanova junior guard Dominic Cheek will forgo his final season of eligibility and enter his name in the NBA draft Cheek joins guard Maalik Wayns as the second Wildcat since the end of the season to skip his senior year. Cheek was a 2009 McDonald's All-American and a standout at St. Anthony's High in Jersey City, N.J., before coming to Villanova. He averaged 12.5 points...
Via AP on Fox
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

College Hoops Update: Temple Dominates Villanova

Is Temple the best college basketball team in the city? They are sure making a strong case. In front of a great crowd at the Liacouras Center, the Fran Dunphy led Owls defeated the Villanova Wildcats by a score of 78-67. Ramon Moore scored 32 points, and the Owls dominated the second half, outscoring Nova 43-31. Temple was without Micheal Eric, their 6-foot-10 center, who is recovering...
Via Buzz On Broad
December 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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