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Villanova basketball broadcasts moving to WIP-AM

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 4:19 PM
Villanova University athletics announced Wednesday that it has signed a multi-year agreement to move its men's basketball and football broadcasts to WIP-AM (610). The broadcasts kick off with the start of the basketball season on Nov. 9. Villanova football games will move to WIP-AM at the start of... Read more

Villanova's Livers is CAA Special Teams Player of the Week

Monday, October 22, 2012, 10:25 AM
Villanova sophomore Poppy Livers has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Special Teams Player of the Week after becoming the first Wildcat to return a punt for a touchdown in more than three decades. Livers’ 66-yard punt return keyed Villanova’s 49-24 win at Georgia State. It... Read more

Villanova football not looking too far ahead

Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 5:18 PM
Villanova is now ranked No. 24 in the latest Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision poll, but coach Andy Talley won’t allow his team to look too far ahead or dwell on recent national attention. The Wildcats bounced back from a 28-17 loss to Richmond in Saturday’s convincing 38-14... Read more

Villanova gets commitment from Washington, D.C. swing man

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 5:24 PM
Josh Hart, a 6-foot-4 swingman from Sidwell Friends School in Washington, announced Wednesday he has decided to play his college basketball at Villanova starting in the fall of 2013. Hart, who averaged 20 points, 11.6 rebounds and 3.3 assists last season for Sidwell, chose Villanova over Penn State... Read more

Cutting turnovers turns Wildcats’ fortunes

Saturday, September 22, 2012, 9:46 PM
Villanova’s football team has won three games in a row following a 41-10 opening loss to Temple. In those three games, the Wildcats have committed zero turnovers. Think there is a correlation? The running game has been consistently strong, going over 200 yards in each of the first four games... Read more

Villanova to play three basketball games at Wells Fargo Center

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 11:11 AM
Villanova men's basketball announced Wednesday that the team will play three of its 2012-13 home games at the Wells Fargo Center, all against Big East opposition. The Wildcats will play Louisville on Jan. 22 and Syracuse on Jan. 26 in South Philadelphia. They will return to the Wells Fargo Center... Read more

Villanova's White, Medley have injury concerns

Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 12:20 AM
Two of Villanova’s key offensive players are question marks for Saturday’s 3:30 p.m. game at Franklin Field against Penn. Wildcats coach Andy Talley said on Monday during a conference call that running back Austin Medley is questionable with a hamstring injury and that receiver Norman... Read more

Villanova striving for 60 minutes of consistency

Sunday, September 16, 2012, 12:42 AM
Villanova’s football team has pitched consecutive shutouts in the second half of the last two games and the Wildcats appear to be improving. Yet for Villanova to truly get the next level, the Wildcats will have to play four quarters. They got away with it the last two weeks, outscoring Fordham... Read more

Video: Andy Talley ready for Villanova's CAA opener

Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 6:02 PM
Villanova football coach Andy Talley chatted with The Inquirer's Marc Narducci at the weekly local college football coaches' luncheon about the Wildcats' Colonial Athletic Association opener against Rhode Island this coming Saturday. (Video by Marc Narducci/The Philadelphia Inquirer) Read more

Villanova to start Big East season Jan. 2 at home

Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 1:03 PM
Villanova will begin its 2012-13 Big East season on Jan. 2 at home against St. John’s, the conference announced Wednesday. The Wildcats, who are coming off a 13-19 record last season that included a 5-13 mark in the league, go on the road in the Big East for the first time in their next game... Read more
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Joe Juliano first visited the Palestra in 1970 after entering Temple University and became hooked for life on Big Five basketball. He'll always go with that name, figuring if the Big Ten can have 12 teams, why can't the Big Five have six?

Juliano joined the Inquirer in 1985 after 10 years at United Press International and has covered college sports for most of that time. His current beats are Villanova basketball, Penn State football, golf and the Penn Relays. Reach Joe at

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