A look at the freshman big man. Nnanna Njoku Hometown: Newark, Del. High School: Samford School Height: 6-9 Weight: 260 Nnanna Njoku preview: He was the first of his class to commit to the Villanova Wildcats.
‘Nova Trio noted for Point Guard, Shooting Guard, and Small Forward awards The Naismith Hall of Fame has released the Watch Lists for three Preseason National Awards and a trio of Villanovans has been honored.
‘Cats behind Gonzaga, UCLA, and Kansas The AP writers released their 2021-22 Preseason Basketball Poll and the Villanova Wildcats came in at #4. Gonzaga is an overwhelming favorite taking the top spot with 55 of 63 first-place votes.
Gillespie, Samuels and Moore earned preseason honors. The Big East announced its individual preseason honors for the 2021-22 season. Collin Gillespie, who earned a share of the 2020-21 Big East Player of the Year honor with teammate Jeremiah Robinson-Earl and Seton Hall’s Sandro Mamukelashvili, was named the preseason Big East Player of the Year.
The Wildcats’ latest high-profile recruit opened up on his decision to play at Villanova. Cam Whitmore is the No. 1-ranked prospect in the state of Maryland for the class of 2022, but there’s no doubt he had the skill and talent to play almost anywhere.
Cam Whitmore Commitment Day October 7th... Five Star forward, Cam Whitmore is set to make his college decision. His final three include North Carolina, Illinois, and Villanova 5-star forward, Illinois basketball target sets commitment date | Saturday Tradition Basketball fans will have an answer on Cam Whitmore soon.
The 2021-22 schedule is complete. On Thursday morning, the Big East finalized its conference slate of games for the 2021-22 season. The Villanova Wildcats announced the non-conference portion earlier this month, but the schedule is now complete.
The roadway that separates the Finneran Pavilion and Davis Center will now be named ‘The Wright Way.’ After Jay Wright was formally inducted to the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame on Saturday night, Villanova announced that it will be honoring him on campus as well.
Another game is confirmed for the 2021-22 Villanova Men’s Basketball Schedule. The Wildcats will host Mount St. Mary on November 9th. The defending NEC Champions will travel to Villanova in the first matchup between the two schools since the 2017 NCAA Tournament where the ‘Cats defeated the Mountaineers in the First Round in Buffalo.
It’s been a busy summer and offseason for Jay Wright. Class is in session at Villanova. Official practices don’t begin until next month for the Villanova Wildcats, so Jay Wright had some time to catch his breath since his gold medal experience with Team USA Basketball at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
The Wildcats are part of a stacked 16-team field. Who doesn’t like a good birthday celebration? It appears Nike co-founder Phil Knight will be celebrating his 85th birthday with a stacked 2022 PK85 Invitational event.
Robinson-Earl is headed to Oklahoma City after a draft day trade. Jeremiah Robinson-Earl is headed to Oklahoma City. The Villanova product was drafted 32nd overall in the 2021 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks, but a trade will send him to the Thunder instead.
Sean Miller on Wednesday was fired after 12 seasons as the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats. Miller was able to hold onto his job for a few more years past when many thought he would be fired, but he is finally out.