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Archive: March, 2012

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

A look at South Florida, and avoiding a season sweep

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 12:02 PM
There may be people who feel that Villanova has a good chance Wednesday night in the second round of the Big East tournament against South Florida, believing that the Wildcats would not lose three times in the same season to the Bulls. Well, that got us to thinking: How have the Wildcats done when... Read more

Villanova to play in 2012 season-opening 2K Sports Classic

Tuesday, March 6, 2012, 1:21 PM
Villanova has accepted an invitation to tip off its 2012-13 season at the 2K Sports Classic, a tournament that wraps up with two games at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Nov. 15 and 16. The Wildcats, along with Alabama, Purdue and Oregon State, will host regional round games between Nov... Read more

Villanova loses 'Cat fight

Saturday, March 3, 2012, 8:42 PM
Video: Villanova clawed back against Cincinnati in the Big East finale, but it still wasn't enough as the Wildcats fell, 72-68, to the Bearcats on Saturday afternoon. The Inquirer's Joe Juliano reports from the Pavilion. Read more

Villanova hopes to keep momentum vs. Cincinnati

Friday, March 2, 2012, 6:41 PM
Now that Villanova finally has won a game after building a big first-half lead, the Wildcats appear to have heightened confidence going into their final regular-season game and the Big East tournament. The Wildcats, who were 0-3 after building up first-half leads of at least 18 points this season... 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 jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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