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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:42:00 ESTVillanova celebrated a decorated senior class in style Saturday, posting a 79-63 win over Creighton to earn their fourth straight outright BIG EAST regular season championship.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:33:00 ESTQuotes from both head coaches and select players.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:23:00 ESTEric Paschall scored a season-high 19 points and Josh Hart added 16 to help No. 2 Villanova clinch its fourth straight Big East regular-season title with a 79-63 victory over No. 23 Creighton on Saturday. Kris Jenkins scored 15 points and Mikal Bridges had 11 for the defending national champion Wildcats, who were without big man Darryl Reynolds (rib) for the fifth straight game. Reynolds is expected to return for the Big East Tournament. Marcus Foster scored 25 points and Khyri Thomas had 17 for Creighton, which has lost six of 10 after an 18-1 start.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:35:00 ESTThe Villanova Wildcats will bid farewell to the record shattering Class of 2017 on Saturday afternoon and then get set to meet their second ranked opponent of the week, the Creighton Bluejays (22-6 overall, 9-6 BIG EAST) at the Pavilion (3 p.m.).
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:31:00 ESTThe first book by Wildcats head coach Jay Wright, "Attitude: How to Develop a Winning Mindset On and Off the Court" will be released next week. The Nova Nation can get an autographed copy and a chance to take a photo the Coach on Wednesday night at the Pavilion.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:23:00 ESTButler was trailing Villanova 49-42 midway through the second half before going on an 18-0 run that turned the contest in its favor.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:23:00 ESTPost game quotes from both head coaches.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:44:00 ESTJalen Brunson scored 24 points and Josh Hart had 18 for Villanova (26-3, 13-3).
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:39:00 ESTThe No. 22 Butler Bulldogs (21-6 overall, 9-5 BIG EAST) will be at the Pavilion Wednesday in a clash of the top two teams in the BIG EAST standings.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:39:00 ESTVillanova connected on ..673 of its field goal attempts Saturday at the Prudential as it downed Seton Hall 92-70 with Jalen Brunson and Kris Jenkins each scoring 22 points.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:58:00 ESTJalen Brunson had 22 points and a career-high 10 assists and No. 2 Villanova clinched a tie for an unprecedented fourth straight Big East Conference regular-season title with a 92-70 victory over Seton Hall on Saturday. The Wildcats (26-2, 13-2) used a 22-1 spurt bridging the halves to take command in winning their seventh straight game and handing Seton Hall (16-10, 6-8) a lopsided loss that leaves it on the bubble for the NCAA Tournament. Kris Jenkins added 22 points, Josh Hart had 19 and Mikal Bridges 15 for Villanova, which shot a season-high 67 percent from the field. Brunson led the way hitting all seven of his shots.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:17:00 ESTVillanova coaching legend Rollie Massimino, who lead the Wildcats to 357 victories and the 1985 NCAA national title, is a finalist for the 2017 class of inductees to the Naismith Hall of Fame.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:42:00 ESTNo. 2 Villanova is set for its third straight road test. This one will come against Seton Hall (16-9 overall, 6-7 BIG EAST) Saturday in Newark, N.J.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:59:00 ESTEarlier today, the Villanova University Board of Trustees formally approved a comprehensive renovation plan for the 31-year-old Pavilion on Villanova's campus. The significant $60 million renovation, which will be funded entirely by donor support, will transform the existing Pavilion--creating a high-quality, game-day experience for Villanova students, faculty, staff, alumni and fans. The renovated arena will provide an atmosphere befitting our elite men's and women's basketball programs and will honor the storied history of Villanova Basketball. The renovation of the Pavilion is scheduled to begin in June 2017. Upon its reopening, the arena will officially be named the Finneran Pavilion
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:54:00 ESTNo. 2 Villanova raced out to a 10-2 lead at DePaul on Monday night and never looked back on its way to its 25th victory of the season and second of the campaign against DePaul.