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JayVaughn Pinkston’s Block give Villanova win over Michigan

The College Basketball season is just underway, but we might already have the block of the season. With Villanova up by one point, Michigan had the ball underneath the basket. Pinkston was guarding the in bounder, who threw a pass to a wide open cutter, but Pinkston came out of no where to block the shot. Check it out below.
Via roundballchat.com
1 day ago  |  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 http://t.co/Nu0bVZZN6T https://t.co/zPjm8QqlAY — Brian Floyd (@BrianMFloyd) November 26, 2014 That is a major contender for defensive play of the year already.
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 12 Villanova tops No. 14 VCU in Legends

NEW YORK (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Villanova-VCU Preview

Villanova and VCU are thriving due in large part to their ability to force turnovers. Whichever team manages to take better care of the ball figures to have the edge in Monday night's Legends Classic semifinal between the 12th-ranked Wildcats and No. 15 Rams at the Barclays Center. Villanova (3-0) comes off a closer-than-expected 72-65 home win over Bucknell on Thursday, needing...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 12 Villanova beats Bucknell 72-65

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) Villanova may not have expected to be in such a close game so early in the season. But the Wildcats knew exactly what to do once they got there. Dylan Ennis scored 16 points, including four free throws in the final 30 seconds, as No. 12 Villanova survived a serious upset scare with a 72-65 win over Bucknell on Thursday night in the Progressive Legends Classic...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  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 […]
Via Philly Sports Live
11 days ago  |  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...
Via Total Sports Live
26 days ago  |  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 ...
Via Hoopniks
28 days ago  |  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...
Via Total Sports Live
October 04, 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. ...
Via Athlon Sports
October 02, 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...
Via Sports Mockery
September 08, 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.
Via Tireball.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Syracuse vs. Villanova

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via syracuse.com 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...
Via Orange Fizz
August 27, 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 […]
Via Philly Sports Live
March 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

WATCH: Miami's Javi Salas tosses perfect game against Villanova

We’re still a few weeks away from games that matter in the Major League Baseball standings, but the college season is in full swing. On Tuesday, the No. 16 Miami Hurricanes played host to the Villanova Wildcats in Coral Gables. Those who were on hand at Alex Rodriguez Park got an up close look at […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 04, 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
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