Feb 20, 2015, 12:52 PM EST
6-foot-9 Omari Spellman gives Villanova some size they can definitely use upon his arrival on campus in 2016, as Daniel Ochefu will be a senior next season.
Feb 14, 2015, 8:28 PM EST
With Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu both struggling, Hilliard scored a career-high 31 and hit the game-winning three.
Jan 6, 2015, 11:35 PM EST
No. 8 Villanova put on a clinic in the second half and beat down tired and hurting No. 24 St. John’s.
Dec 21, 2014, 1:15 PM EST
The Orange and Wildcats have split a home-and-home series since the old Big East disbanded several years ago.
Nov 20, 2014, 11:15 PM EST
Through three games Villanova’s shooting 26.3% from three, but they’ve been able to make up for it in other areas.
Nov 14, 2014, 10:57 PM EST
Dylan Ennis scored 19 points in his first start as a Wildcat, and Villanova scored 31 points off of 23 Lehigh turnovers.
Oct 24, 2014, 12:30 PM EST
Villanova went 29-5 last season and return essentially the same lineup. Why aren’t more people talking about them?
Sep 8, 2014, 5:10 PM EST
One of the nation’s best point guards will be off-the-board on Wednesday.
Jul 10, 2014, 8:00 PM EST
After posting improved numbers in 2013-14, the rising senior guard is looking to make strides as a leader to help account for the loss of James Bell.
Mar 10, 2014, 2:59 PM EST
Creighton and Villanova are the Big East’s two darlings, but which other teams are best positioned to separate themselves from the conference’s middle and earn a bid?
Mar 2, 2014, 4:57 PM EST
No. 8 Villanova has lost just three times this season: at No. 4 Syracuse in December and twice to No. 9 Creighton during Big East play. Not a particularly flashy team, the Wildcats are tough, unselfish and they’ve got plenty of skill as well. Those attributes were on display Sunday afternoon as Villanova beat Marquette…
Feb 16, 2014, 9:15 PM EST
Styles make fights. And sometimes they make beatings. That’s about the best way to explain what happened to No. 6 Villanova on Sunday, as their attempts to defend Doug McDermott and No. 18 Creighton once again fell short of the mark. Creighton shot 64.2% from the field and 9-for-15 from beyond the arc in their…
Jan 11, 2014, 4:27 PM EST
It wasn’t pretty, but Villanova held off St. John’s on Saturday for a 74-67 Big East win in Madison Square Garden. The Wildcats only shot 35 percent from the field in the win, but held St. John’s to 34 percent from the field and 2-for-12 from the three-point line as Villanova outlasted the Red Storm…
Dec 28, 2013, 5:15 PM EST
In the game’s opening nine minutes against Syracuse, Villanova looked like one of the nation’s elite teams as they jumped out to a 25-7 lead in the Carrier Dome and silenced the crowd early. The Wildcats started 5-for-7 from behind the three-point line as they moved the ball quickly around the perimeter and found open…
Dec 15, 2013, 5:11 PM EST
No. 10 Villanova led La Salle 38-34 at the half, and defensively the Wildcats couldn’t have played much worse than they did. The Explorers, even with the guard tandem of Tyreek Duren and Tyrone Garland combining to score just five points on 2-for-11 shooting, shot 46.4% from the field with forward Jerrell Wright burning Villanova…
Dec 7, 2013, 10:01 PM EST
Just one week ago Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats wrapped up a Battle 4 Atlantis crown that few people expected them to win. After taking care of USC the Wildcats beat Kansas and Iowa, resulting in their first ranking in more than two seasons. For a program that relies on so many young players, how Villanova…
Dec 6, 2013, 6:51 PM EST
When St. Joseph’s and Villanova — two of the five schools making up Philadelphia’s “Big Five” — meet on the hardwood, the game is always a ‘can’t miss’ and atmosphere unparalleled. When the game is played at St. Joseph’s Hagan Arena, there may not be another gym in the country that provides the home team…
Sep 22, 2013, 10:30 PM EST
Yesterday, it was reported that former Villanova associate head coach Billy Lange would be leaving the program to accept a position with the Philadelphia 76ers as the assistant of player development. With practices set to begin in less than a week, head coach Jay Wright is forced to act quickly in filling the coaching void and, according…
Sep 11, 2013, 12:44 PM EST
One of the things that we often forget when watching celebrities and sports stars on TV is that once the camera shuts off and the final buzzer sounds, those people revert back to being, well, regular people. Moms and dads. Sons and daughters. Friends and Frienemies. Today is the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks,…
Sep 10, 2013, 6:00 PM EST
ESPN basketball recruiting guru and San Antonio Spurs scouting coordinator Dave Telep broke down last week which colleges have had the most success on the recruiting trail in the past five years. Telep’s methodology was simple: Which schools had recruited the most recruits ranked in ESPN’s Top 100 in their class. Per Mike Waters of Syracuse.com,…
Oct 21, 2012, 1:59 PM EST
With the losses that coach Jay Wright and Villanova have suffered in the backcourt, is it plausible that true freshman Ryan Arcidiacono could be handed the reins to begin the 2012-13 season? CBS Sports analyst Jon Rothstein thinks so, as he tweeted this week. All signs pointing to Ryan Arcidiacono beginning the season as Villanova’s…
Aug 12, 2012, 9:39 AM EST
Newly hired Villanova assistant Doug Martin has resigned after inaccuracies were found in his resume regarding the extent of his career as a player, the school announced Saturday. Dana O’Neil of ESPN.com was the first to report that Villanova was looking into Martin’s resume, which claimed he played at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay from…
Apr 21, 2012, 1:56 PM EST
Recruiting has such a fragile rhythm to it. Jump on a kid too soon, and you’re taking a huge risk that he has a high ceiling. Wait too long, and someone else will secure his services. Kids commit and de-commit all the time. Coaches get other jobs or get fired. It’s why we use phrases…
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