VILLANOVA RUMORS & GOSSIP
With Selection Sunday looming, college basketball fans are experiencing the calm before the storm. The madness we’ve all been waiting for is right around the corner.
The Villanova Wildcats gave notice and shook things up in late November by beating the second ranked Kansas Wildcats with their dominant roster, stocked full of future NBA draft picks, on a buzzer beating 3-pointer...
Darrun Hilliard led the way with 19 points as the host Wildcats cruised in the regular-season finale for both Big East teams.
JayVaughn Pinkston chipped in 13 points and a team-high seven rebounds for Villanova (28-3, 16-2), which won for the 12th time in 13 games, including Thursday's win over Xavier that clinched the Big East regular-season title. James Bell and Ryan Arcidiacono...
Darrun Hilliard scored 19 points and No. 6 Villanova clinched the outright Big East championship for the first time in 32 years by holding off undermanned Xavier 77-70 on Thursday night.
By Austin Sapin
Since 1957, 23 NCAA Division I pitchers have thrown a perfect game. On Tuesday March 5th, University of Miami senior Javi Salas became the 23rd member of that group in a 17-0 win over the Villanova Wildcats.
With only 113 pitches, the right-hander retired 27 Villanova hitters in a row and joined Kevin Sheary who threw a perfect game in 1987 as the only two Miami...
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 […]
Darrun Hilliard II poured in a career-high 26 points as the host Wildcats swept the season series from the Golden Eagles.
By virtue of its 10th win in 11 games, Villanova (26-3, 14-2 Big East) set a new school record for victories and handed Marquette (17-12, 9-7) a humbling loss in a game that could have greatly enhanced its NCAA Tournament resume. The first-place Wildcats also...
Darrun Hilliard scored a career-high 26 points and No. 8 Villanova set a school record for regular-season wins with a 73-56 victory over Marquette on Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Darrun Hilliard scored a career-high 26 points and No. 8 Villanova set a school record for regular-season wins with a 73-56 victory over Marquette on Sunday.
Josh Hart added 13 points and JayVaughn Pinkston had 11 points and seven rebounds for the Wildcats (26-3, 14-2 Big East), which has won four straight and 10 of 11.
The Wildcats had never won 26 regular-season...
Even though the Big East Conference is no longer the formidable beast that it used to be, Villanova has done a fine job this season of representing its tradition.
The Wildcats have made a sustained splash on the college basketball scene, and they deserve some attention where NCAA Tournament number one seeds are concerned.
Here then, is the case for Villanova.
First of all, the raw...
Darrun Hilliard scored 18 points, Ryan Arcidiacono had 12 and No. 9 Villanova beat St. John's 57-54 on Saturday.
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...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago
Villanova worked the ball around until it found an open shot, all night long. Darrun Hilliard and Ryan Arcidiacono led the charge from outside, while JayVaughn Pinkston cleaned up the interior.
It was all business for the sixth-ranked Wildcats. Now they can move on to their Big East showdown with Creighton.
Hilliard scored 22 points, Pinkston had 14 points and 11 rebounds and Villanova...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago
VILLANOVA'S basketball team won 20 games last season, after losing 19 the year before that.
Last night at the Pavilion, the team that just moved up three spots in the rankings to sixth improved to 20-2 by beating Xavier, 81-58.
The Wildcats still have nine more games left before the Big East Tournament.
Since losing by 28 to No. 12 Creighton in South Philly 2 weeks ago, they...
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...
MORE STORIES >>
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