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Men's Basketball

Does Villanova have the numbers to be a No. 1 NCAA seed?

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 5:36 PM
With less than two weeks remaining until Selection Sunday, bracketologists and prognosticators have Villanova as a likely pick to be a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. But do the numbers support the fourth-ranked Wildcats when compared to their competition? Let's take a look at the numbers thus... Read more

Confidence continues to grow for the Wildcats

Saturday, December 7, 2013, 11:46 PM
With each passing win comes increased confidence for Villanova’s basketball team. Wins over Kansas and Iowa in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament were a major confidence booster. Ye the Wildcats also received tremendous confidence with their 98-68 win over St. Joseph’s in a Big Five game... Read more

Report: Bonner grad Ashley Howard to become Villanova assistant

Thursday, May 23, 2013, 3:46 PM
Xavier assistant basketball coach Ashley Howard is leaving after one season to take a job as an assistant at Villanova, Musketeers head coach Chris Mack told the Cincinnati Enquirer Thursday. Wildcats head coach Jay Wright, through a spokesman, declined comment. Villanova has an opening on its staff... Read more

Arcidiacono to try out for USA U19 National Team

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:53 PM
Ryan Arcidiacono, a freshman point guard at Villanova, accepted an invitation to participate in the 2013 USA Basketball Men’s U19 National Team training camp. The camp, which also serves as a tryout, will be held on June 15-19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Twelve... Read more

Despite earlier win, Villanova to have hands full with Louisville

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Now that Villanova has all but wrapped up an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament following its 66-53 victory over St. John’s, it gets another chance to play fourth-ranked Louisville, this time in Thursday night’s quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. The Wildcats (20-12) picked up their... Read more

Villanova still seeking signature road win

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Following back-to-back Big East wins, the time seemed right for Villanova to pick up the signature road win that would provide one more reason for the NCAA tournament committee to put the Wildcats on the A-list for March Madness. But once again, the opponent’s experience in the backcourt made... Read more

Villanova must stay focused to stay in hunt for NCAA bid

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Villanova continued its winning ways in the Big East on Saturday, and now is one victory away from what has been a magic number through the years for conference teams under consideration for the NCAA tournament. The Wildcats’ 60-56 victory over Marquette at the Pavilion was their third straight... Read more

Villanova's Big East tournament seed coming into focus

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
The picture for Villanova in the Big East tournament is getting a little clearer. The Wildcats, who finished the conference regular season Wednesday night with a 10-8 record after their 67-57 victory over No. 5 Georgetown at the Wells Fargo Center, must wait for Saturday's game between Providence... Read more

'Nova's Arcidiacono named to Big East All-Rookie team

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono was a unanimous selection to the Big East All-Rookie team announced Sunday. The 6-foot-3 Arcidiacono, a Neshaminy High graduate who is the Wildcats' second-leading scorer and their top three-point shooter, joined forward Jakarr Sampson of St. John's as unanimous selections... Read more

Host of heroes helps Villanova post second straight upset

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 2:52 PM
To have a run such as Villanova had over the past five days – knocking off a pair of top five teams – takes special performances, not from just one player but from several. The Wildcats boasted a long list of standouts Saturday in their 75-71 overtime victory Saturday over third-ranked... Read more
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