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  1. Villanova lands commitment from five-star point guard Jalen Brunson

    Sep 10, 2014, 5:35 PM EDT

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    Brunson should be the next great Villanova point guard.

  2. Five-star point guard will decide between two schools on Wednesday

    Sep 8, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

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    One of the nation’s best point guards will be off-the-board on Wednesday.

  3. Five-star point guard Jalen Brunson sets all five official visits

    Aug 9, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT

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    The point guard is a top-15 recruit in the Class of 2015.

  4. Five-star guard Isaiah Briscoe down to five finalists

    Aug 5, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Isaiah Briscoe led the New Jersey Playaz to the Peach Jam title this summer.

  5. College Basketball Talk’s Recruiting Roundup

    Aug 4, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

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    News and notes on college basketball recruiting, including UCLA’s big visits, Josh Sharma’s top three and Donovan Mitchell’s top five.

  6. Tough finish to 29-win season serves as motivation for Villanova’s Darrun Hilliard

    Jul 10, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

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    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.

  7. Villanova will now play Illinois in December’s Jimmy V Classic

    Jun 2, 2014, 1:48 PM EDT

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    Illinois replaces Maryland as Villanova’s opponent.

  8. Former Villanova guard Tony Chennault beginning career as filmmaker

    May 23, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

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    The former Villanova guard has a new passion, filmmaking.

  9. Big East Conference Catchup: Who contends with Villanova in 2014-15?

    May 14, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    The new Big East enters Year 2 with plenty of questions for teams trying to rise to the top.

  10. Five-star 2015 point guard Jalen Brunson announces eight finalists

    May 3, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

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    Point guard Jalen Brunson, one of the best players in the 2015 class, announced his final eight schools on Saturday via his Twitter account.

  11. Pregame Shootaround: Eight Sweet 16 spots up for grabs Saturday

    Mar 22, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

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    Eight games kick off the Round of 32, including a matchup of former Big East foes.

  12. Six sleeper Sweet 16 teams

    Mar 18, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

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    There are six Cinderella teams that could be dancing through the tournament’s second weekend.

  13. Eight teams that won’t win the National Title

    Mar 18, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    Check out which teams don’t have to worry about cutting down the nets this season.

  14. Should Virginia be the fourth one-seed?

    Mar 16, 2014, 8:36 PM EDT

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    No. 6 Virginia received the fourth one-seed after winning the ACC regular season and tournament titles. But were there better options?

  15. Late Night Snacks: Seton Hall’s win over No. 3 Villanova highlights busy Thursday

    Mar 14, 2014, 3:11 AM EDT

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    A recap of Thursday’s action, including a big upset in the Big East and some important results involving bubble teams.

  16. Did Sterling Gibbs’ game-winner end Villanova’s hopes for a No. 1 seed? (VIDEO)

    Mar 13, 2014, 2:16 PM EDT

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    Seton Hall upset Big East No. 1 seed Villanova, 64-63, on Thursday on a game-winning, step-back jumper at the buzzer from Sterling Gibbs.

  17. 2014 Big East Tournament Preview: Can Villanova finally beat Creighton?

    Mar 10, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT

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    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?

  18. College Basketball Talk’s Latest Top 25

    Mar 10, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT

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    Florida is still No. 1. Wichita State is still No. 2. How does the rest of the Top 25 shake out?

  19. Bracketology: Eight teams in play for No. 1 seeds

    Mar 7, 2014, 9:21 AM EDT

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    Going to be a busy week for all the bubble teams, too.

  20. Late Night Snacks: No. 6 Villanova wins Big East regular season title

    Mar 7, 2014, 2:54 AM EDT

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    Wildcats stay in contention for a No. 1 seed in NCAA tournament, while a Southland shootout takes game of night honors.

  21. Darrun Hilliard, Josh Hart stand out in No. 8 Villanova’s win over Marquette

    Mar 2, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT

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    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…

  22. St. John’s quest for another quality win falls short at No. 9 Villanova

    Feb 22, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

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    Having won nine of their last ten games entering Saturday’s contest at No. 9 Villanova, St. John’s has been one of the hotter bubble teams in the country. A win over the Wildcats would further cement St. John’s status as a team charging towards an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. And given their 0-5…

  23. Chris Obekpa’s ankle health takes fortunate turn

    Feb 21, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

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    St. John’s announced on Monday that Chris Obekpa, the Big East school’s sui generis shot blocker, would miss ten to fourteen days with an ankle injury. The news was seen as having the potential to derail the Red Storm’s NCAA tournament hopes — since the team lost their initial five conference games, SJU has won…

  24. Late Night Snacks: Big Ten race tightens as No. 9 Michigan State, No. 15 Michigan fall

    Feb 16, 2014, 11:35 PM EDT

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    GAME OF THE DAY: Canisius 92, Siena 88 (3OT) Billy Baron scored 40 points (ten rebounds and five assists as well) in a winning effort, with this being the 17th time a player has scored 40 points or more in a game this season. But it wasn’t easy, as Rob Poole led scored 33 points…

  25. No. 6 Villanova’s two losses to No. 18 Creighton a result of bad match-ups

    Feb 16, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT

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    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…