Wednesday, February 10, 2016

'Nova releases 2011-12 schedule

Villanova’s basketball team, which has no seniors back from a team that finished 21-12 and lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, will open its season on Nov. 11 at home against Monmouth.

'Nova releases 2011-12 schedule

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Villanova’s basketball team, which has no seniors back from a team that finished 21-12 and lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, will open its season on Nov. 11 at home against Monmouth.

The Big East schedule was released last week. The Wildcats start the conference at West Virginia on Dec. 28.

They have 15 games against teams that were in the NCAA field last season. And they’ll be on national television a minimum of 18 times, beginning with a Thanksgiving Day game against UC Riverside at the 76 Classic in Anaheim, Calif. They’ll get either Boston College or St. Louis in the second round.

They’ll play Missouri in the first part of the Jimmy V Classic in New York on Dec. 6.

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Defending national champion Connecticut will be at the Wells Fargo Center on Feb. 20 for ESPN’s “Big Monday.” The other games being taken to South Philly are Boston University on Dec. 13, Syracuse on Jan. 11, Marquette on Jan. 28 and Notre Dame on Feb. 25. There’s also an exhibition against New York Tech there on Nov. 8.

In the Big 5, they host LaSalle on Nov. 15 and Penn on Dec. 3. They’ll go to Temple on Dec. 10 and be at Saint Joseph's a week later.

The Wildcats also get Delaware (Nov. 18) and American (Dec. 22) at the Pavilion.

Here is the Wildcats’ schedule (rest of game times to be released):

NOVEMBER

8 (Tuesday) NEW YORK TECH (WFC) Exhibition

11 (Friday) MONMOUTH

15 (Tuesday) LA SALLE +

18 (Friday) DELAWARE

24 (Thursday) UC Riverside 1 4:30 p.m./ESPN2

25 (Friday) BC or Saint Louis 1 ESPN2/ESPNU

27 (Sunday) 76 Classic 1 ESPN2/ESPNU

DECEMBER

3 (Saturday) PENN+

6 (Tuesday) vs. Missouri 2 7:00 p.m./ESPN

10 (Saturday) at Temple+ 5:00 p.m./ESPN2

13 (Tuesday) BOSTON UNIVERSITY (WFC)

17 (Saturday) at Saint Joseph’s +

22 (Thursday) AMERICAN

28 (Wednesday) at West Virginia*

JANUARY

1 (Sunday) at Marquette* 1:00 p.m./ESPNU

5 (Thursday) USF*

8 (Sunday) DEPAUL*

11 (Wednesday) SYRACUSE* (WFC) 7:00 p.m./ ESPN2

14 (Saturday) at Cincinnati*

18 (Wednesday) SETON HALL* 7:00 p.m./ESPNU

21 (Saturday) at St. John’s* 1:00 p.m./ESPNU

25 (Wednesday) at Louisville* 7:00 p.m./ESPN

28 (Saturday) MARQUETTE*(WFC) Noon/ESPN or ESPN2

FEBRUARY

5 (Sunday) at Pittsburgh* 2:00 p.m./ESPN

7 (Tuesday) PROVIDENCE*

15 (Wednesday) at USF* 7:00 p.m./ESPN or ESPN2

18 (Saturday) NOTRE DAME*(WFC) 9:00 p.m./ESPNU

20 (Monday) CONNECTICUT* (WFC) 7:00 p.m./ESPN

25 (Saturday) at Georgetown* 2:00 p.m./CBS

MARCH

1 (Thursday) at Rutgers* 9:00 p.m./ESPN or ESPN2

3 (Saturday) CINCINNATI* 2:00 p.m./ESPN or ESPN2

6-10 (Tues.-Sat.) Big East Tournament ESPN/ESPN2

HOME GAMES IN CAPS played at The Pavilion unless otherwise noted

WFC – Home game played at Wells Fargo Center

* Denotes BIG EAST Conference game

+ Denotes Philadelphia Big Five game

1 – 76 Classic, Anaheim, Cal.

2 – Jimmy V Classic, New York, N.Y.

Times are tentative and subject to change

Times and regional television information to be released at a later date

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