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Former Quaker Archibong to play at Olympics

Monday, July 9, 2012, 12:35 PM
Former Penn basketball player Koko Archibong will participate in the Summer Olympics as a member of the Nigeria basketball team. Archibong is believed to be the first Penn basketball player to play in the Olympics, according to the university. Archibong was a 4-year letterwinner and started 99 games... Read more

'Nova's conference opponents set

Thursday, June 28, 2012, 2:33 PM
Villanova’s basketball team will play Syracuse, Pitt, Providence and South Florida in home and away games next season. The Big East announced conference opponents on Thursday. The Wildcats will play each conference opponent at least once. At home, Villanova also will play Georgetown, Louisville... Read more

Scoop Jardine breaks foot in predraft workout

Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 3:32 PM
Scoop Jardine’s timing could not have been worse. The former Neumann-Goretti and Syracuse guard was scheduled for surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles after breaking his right foot during a workout with the Utah Jazz last Friday, his final workout scheduled before Thursday’s NBA draft. Jardine... Read more

Kennedy to transfer from Villanova after all

Sunday, June 24, 2012, 6:05 PM
Markus Kennedy will indeed be transferring from Villanova’s basketball program after all. Nearly a month ago, the sophomore forward had announced his intention to leave the Main Line after only one season. Then, according to sources, Kennedy decided he might want to reconsider. But after talking... Read more

'Nova's Chennault granted waiver by NCAA

Monday, June 18, 2012, 4:09 PM
Villanova guard Tony Chennault has been granted a hardship waiver by the NCAA and will be eligible to play for Villanova this season. Chennault decided to transfer from Wake Forest this spring so he could be near his family in Philadelphia. He still has 2 years of eligibility. “The Chennault... Read more

Sources: Kennedy considers staying at 'Nova

Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 4:38 PM
There’s a chance that Markus Kennedy might not transfer from the Villanova basketball team after all. The 6-9 forward announced his intentions to leave the program 2 weeks ago. Sources have confirmed that Kennedy, who averaged 3.0 points and 4.4 rebounds as a freshman last season, has expressed... Read more

Atlantic 10 announces scheduling format

Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 1:57 PM
Temple, La Salle and Saint Joseph’s will play each other once next season, according to the scheduling matrix announced by the Atlantic 10. With the league having expanding to 16 schools for next season with the additions of Butler and VCU, each team will play 14 schools once and have a home-and-home... Read more

'Nova's Kennedy to transfer

Friday, June 1, 2012, 3:53 PM
Villanova sophomore forward Markus Kennedy will transfer from the Wildcats' basketball program. The 6-9 Philadelphia native played in 31 games, starting three of them. He averaged 3.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 14.8 minutes. “Markus has been a valued member of our basketball family,” Villanova... Read more

Big East/SEC Challenge announced

Friday, June 1, 2012, 11:37 AM
Villanova will visit Vanderbilt on Dec. 1 as part of the Big East/SEC Challenge, the Wildcats' first appearance in the event since 2007. The Challenge, in its sixth year, will feature 12 games over three days. All games are played on campus sites with each conference hosting six games. All games will... Read more

'Nova recruit going to new high school

Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 8:01 PM
Villanova recruit Daniel Ochefu, a senior forward who came to this country from Nigeria, is no longer at the Westtown School. Sources confirmed that he has withdrawn following what has been described as a minor internal disciplinary action. Ochefu is now attending Downingtown East High, where it is... Read more
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