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Selection Show chat with Andrew Albert

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 4:53 PM
Join Philly.com's Andrew Albert as he answers questions about the NCAA Tournament Selection Show and college basketball starting at 6 p.m. Read more

Villanova proves its mettle with gutsy comeback

Monday, December 22, 2014, 9:20 AM
As I headed into the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, I had some nagging questions stuck in the back of my mind. Was Villanova really, truly, the nation's seventh-best team? And were the Wildcats that high in the polls because of their undefeated record and a lack of alternatives? I knew they were... Read more

Free college hoops across Philadelphia

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 2:46 PM
If you're a top-25 team that schedules an exhibition game against a Division II program at a NBA arena, and you want to get people to watch, you sometimes have to get a bit creative. So, credit to Villanova, which is offering free tickets to Sunday's exhibition against Nyack at the Wells Fargo Center... Read more

Villanova picked No. 1 in Big East men's basketball preseason poll

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 9:19 AM
NEW YORK - By now, we've all been subjected to a year's worth of harrumphing about how the Big East isn't what it used to be. It's true. No one disputes it at this point. For as much as has changed, though, there's a familiar feeling around the Villanova basketball program these days. It's a combination... Read more

2014 CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV NCAA men's basketball tournament TV schedule

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 7:30 PM
Here's the complete schedule of 2014 NCAA tournament games on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV. A few general highlights from CBS and Turner Sports' coverage plan: - The Final Four moves to cable this year, with TBS showing both national semifinals. CBS will still have the championship game. Tip time has... Read more

Villanova to play Maryland in Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 2:43 PM
Villanova fans might want to take December 9 off from work. And maybe the 10th too. ESPN announced Wednesday that the Wildcats will play Maryland at Madison Square Garden in this year's Jimmy V Classic. Whether or not the Terps are that great next season, there should at least be a terrific atmosphere... Read more

Villanova's James Bell, Penn's Alyssa Baron win Big 5 Player of the Year honors

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 11:56 AM
Big 5 honors for the 2013-14 season were announced Tuesday. It comes as little surprise that the Players of the Year are Villanova's James Bell on the men's side and Penn's Alyssa Baron on the women's side. Congrats to both of them, and to all of this season's honorees. Here's the full list: Men's... Read more

Jay Wright: 'I know we're a good shooting team'

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 4:34 PM
Villanova's James Bell, Darrun Hilliard and Jay Wright met with the media ahead of Saturday night's game against Connecticut in Buffalo. Here's a transcript of the press conference, courtesy of ASAP Sports. Q. This is for both of you guys. You've played UConn several times, beat them last year in... Read more

Live updates: 2014 NCAA tournament third round Saturday games

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 1:34 AM
Villanova has been eliminated from the NCAA tournament after a 77-65 loss to UConn at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y. If you can't make it to a TV during the day, this will be your one-stop shop for coverage of Saturday's NCAA tournament action. Follow along for the latest commentary via... Read more

Jay Wright: 'This is the way it's going to be for us'

Friday, March 21, 2014, 2:55 PM
Villanova's Jay Wright, James Bell, Darrun Hilliard and JayVaughn Pinkston met the press after Thursday night's win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the NCAA tournament. Here's the transcript of their remarks, courtesy of ASAP Sports. COACH WRIGHT: Thanks, Paul. Tough fought game. That was not, as everyone... Read more
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