Villanova takes Kansas down to the final seconds but loses, 74-71, to top-ranked Jayhawks

The Wildcats went cold for a stretch of more than eight minutes late in the second half, then erupted for 13 points in the final minute but fell short. Phil Booth led the team with 29 points.

A look back at Jahvon Quinerly’s interesting week at Villanova, from Instagram to the court | Mike Jensen

Quinerly’s Instagram post, even deleted, made you think, well, he’s out. The mea culpa, which also went to Quinerly’s 31,400 Twitter followers, suggests, not so fast. A really mature statement. Fans should root for such a person.

A look back at Jahvon Quinerly’s interesting week at Villanova, from Instagram to the court | Mike Jensen

Quinerly’s Instagram post, even deleted, made you think, well, he’s out. The mea culpa, which also went to Quinerly’s 31,400 Twitter followers, suggests, not so fast. A really mature statement. Fans should root for such a person.

Villanova prepares for top-ranked Kansas, its second game this season against a 2018 Final Four opponent

The Wildcats are trying to bounce back from a 78-75 loss to Penn that snapped their 25-game winning streak in Big 5 games. Jay Wright called the game a "learning experience" that will help them for the Jayhawks.

Villanova prepares for top-ranked Kansas, its second game this season against a 2018 Final Four opponent

The Wildcats are trying to bounce back from a 78-75 loss to Penn that snapped their 25-game winning streak in Big 5 games. Jay Wright called the game a "learning experience" that will help them for the Jayhawks.

Villanova’s Mary Gedaka is making a smooth transition from valuable sixth woman to valuable starter

Last season's Big East Sixth Woman of the Year is now starting and leading the Wildcats in scoring and rebounding.

Villanova’s Mary Gedaka is making a smooth transition from valuable sixth woman to valuable starter

Last season's Big East Sixth Woman of the Year is now starting and leading the Wildcats in scoring and rebounding.
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Jay Wright: Jahvon Quinerly has apologized after showing frustration over playing time on social media

Quinerly played only five seconds in Villanova's loss Tuesday night to Penn, and posted an Instagram after the game that read "Was my 2nd choice for a reason." Jay Wright said it was "the normal frustration of a young kid that's used to playing a lot."

Penn snaps Villanova’s Big 5 streak, wins 78-75 in a Palestra classic

The Quakers pulled off the upset of the 17th-ranked Wildcats with the help of significant advantages in bench points and rebounds.

Penn ‘more excited’ than anxious about facing Villanova in Big 5 matchup

The Wildcats bring their 25-game City Series win streak back to the Palestra, where the Quakers have three starters back from last season -- more than Villanova.

City 6 observations: Penn up next for Villanova in Big 5 play, and this could get interesting

If Penn gets Villanova on the ropes, as La Salle and Temple did, the Quakers might just be the ones who finish the job.

Villanova preparing for a third consecutive Big 5 battle, this one against St. Joseph’s

The Wildcats needed to come back to defeat both La Salle and Temple in their first two Big 5 games of the season, and expects the Hawks to be just as tough even though St. Joe's Charlie Brown is questionable with an ankle injury.

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Villanova’s Jermaine Samuels hears it from the crowd — he earned it

The sophomore wing might have saved the Wildcats from an upset loss to Temple.

Temple’s Nate Pierre-Louis shined on both ends of the court in Owls loss to Villanova

PIerre-Louis handled the tough assignment of guarding VIllanova's leading scorer Phil Booth.

Villanova survives a poor shooting night, rallies past Temple

The 21st-ranked Wildcats, getting a major contribution from reserve forward Jermaine Samuels, roared from behind with a 12-0 run late in the second half.

Observations from Temple-Villanova game, Temple grabbed the second half lead. Could the Owls hold it?

Observations from Villanova-Temple game. Temple grabbed the lead in the second half and more...

Villanova will put 23-game Big 5 winning streak on the line against Temple

The Wildcats last lost a Big 5 game to the Owls, six years ago to the day at the same venue. Jay Wright insists that he doesn't talk about the streak with his players.

Temple looking to end Villanova’s local dominance

The Owls have not beaten Villanova since 2012. The Wildcats have won five straight Big 5 titles and 23 consecutive City Series games.

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