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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

Villanova to open 2012-13 season on Nov. 9

Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 6:14 PM
Villanova will begin its 2012-13 regular season on Nov. 9 at home against the University of the District of Columbia in the 2K Sports Classic, and will go against St. John’s at home in its Big East opener on Jan. 2. The Wildcats, who are coming off a 13-19 record last season that included a... Read more

Video: 'Nova football ready for home opener against Fordham

Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 6:05 PM
The Inquirer's Marc Narducci catches up with Villanova football coach Andy Talley ahead of the Wildcats' home opener against Fordham on Saturday. Read more

'Nova basketball gets first 2013 commitment from D.C. forward

Sunday, August 26, 2012, 7:12 PM
Villanova men’s basketball picked up its first commitment for the freshman class of 2013 on Sunday when 6-foot-6 forward Kris Jenkins informed Wildcats coach Jay Wright he had accepted his scholarship offer, according to several web sites. The 235-pound Jenkins, who can play either forward position... Read more

Villanova football to have three games televised in 2012

Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 2:48 PM
Villanova's football team will appear on television three times during the 2012 season, the Colonial Athletic Association announced Tuesday. The Wildcats' season opener against Temple on Aug. 31 at Lincoln Financial Field will be shown on ESPN3. Two more games will be on Comcast SportsNet -- a Sept... Read more

Big East announces Villanova's conference basketball schedule

Thursday, June 28, 2012, 1:10 PM
Villanova will play Pittsburgh, Providence, South Florida and Syracuse twice each during the 2012-13 Big East men's basketball season. The conference on Thursday announced each team's home and away matchups for the season. With West Virginia having withdrawn from the Big East, each of the 15 teams... Read more

Chennault to visit Villanova

Friday, April 13, 2012, 7:23 PM
Former Wake Forest basketball player Tony Chennault is scheduled to take an on-campus visit to Villanova on Thursday. The 6-foot-2 point guard is strongly considering transferring to the Big East Conference school. Chennault, who just completed his sophomore season, will have two seasons of eligibility... Read more

Two Wildcats earn All-America honors in indoor track

Monday, March 12, 2012, 6:46 PM
Two Villanova athletes earned All-America honors at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships held over the weekend in Nampa, Idaho. Sophomore Samuel McEntee captured fourth place in the mile but his time of 4 minutes, 1.91 seconds was only .25 seconds off the winning time. His finishing 400-meter... 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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