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Villanova's NCAA journey comes to an end

Saturday, April 4, 2009, 11:58 PM
DETROIT – Last year, Villanova made it to the Sweet 16, came to Ford Field and lost big to Kansas, which went on to win the national title. Tonight, in the same venue, the Wildcat’s first Final Four appearance in 24 years ended much the same way. They lost to the preseason No. 1 team in... Read more

On tap for Villanova

Wednesday, March 11, 2009, 11:25 PM
Marquette had lost its last four games, all to ranked opponents, since losing starting point guard Dominic James with a broken foot. Still, the 21st-ranked Golden Eagles (24-8), the fifth seed in the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York, advanced into Thursday's quarterfinals against... Read more

Villanova's Cunningham makes Big East second team

Sunday, March 8, 2009, 4:16 PM
Villanova forward Dante Cunningham was selected to the All-Big East second team in a vote of the league's coaches. Coaches are not allowed to vote for their own players. Guard Scottie Reynolds was named honorable mention. The Big East changed its format this season, returning to five-member teams... Read more

Big East This Week

Sunday, January 4, 2009, 4:35 PM
Our weekly look at the Big East Conference: VILLANOVA SCHEDULE Tomorrow: at Seton Hall, 8 (WPHL) Saturday: vs. Louisville, Wachovia Center, Noon (ESPN). GAME OF THE WEEK: In this neighborhood, you usually have your choice of a dozen or so. We’ll go with Georgetown at Notre Dame, tonight (ESPN... Read more

Tix remain for Villanova-LaSalle

Thursday, December 11, 2008, 1:28 PM
Just got this from the LaSalle athletic department, regarding tickets for the Villanova-LaSalle game on Sunday night at the Tom Gola Arena: The La Salle University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has announced that a small number of tickets will be made available to purchase individually for... Read more

Nova passes first "test"

Sunday, November 30, 2008, 5:39 PM
Some winning teams, you can judge by their statistics. Other winning teams, you can understand by watching on television. To judge at least one winning team in this town, you need to be in the gym. Villanova will never dazzle you with stats or the beauty of its play. But if you take the time to watch... Read more
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