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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 16:32:00 EDTThe annual Blue/White Scrimmage was held Saturday morning at the Pavilion as the Nova Nation got an up close look at the latest Wildcats edition.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:24:00 EDTThe Watch Lists for the Bob Cousy, Julius Erving and Karl Malone awards were released this week and each included a member of the 2016-17 Wildcats.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:39:00 EDTBanners honoring Villanova's 1985 and 2016 NCAA Championships will be unveiled on Saturday, Nov. 5 prior to the Wildcats' exhibition game against Indiana U. (Pa.). Admission is free.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 20:02:00 EDTVillanova University President the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, today announced at Villanova’s annual “Hoops on the Hudson” basketball event that the Pavilion—the University’s on-campus arena and home to its Men’s and Women’s Basketball programs—will be named for William B. Finneran ’63 VSB. Last spring, Finneran’s $22.6 million leadership gift was announced to support renovations to the Pavilion and programmatic initiatives for the Villanova Men’s Basketball program. This historic gift will have a lasting impact on the University’s Athletics program, and when the Pavilion renovation is completed, it will be renamed the William B. Finneran Pavilion.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 10:28:00 EDTFor the third straight year, Villanova has been selected unanimously to capture the BIG EAST regular-season crown in the BIG EAST Preseason Coaches' Poll. The Wildcats received all nine possible first-place votes from the league's head coaches and a total of 81 points in the poll. Coaches do not place their own teams on their ballots.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 10:17:00 EDTVillanova guard Josh Hart has been chosen the 2016-17 BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year by a vote of the league's head coaches. St. John's guard Shamorie Ponds was tabbed Preseason Freshman of the Year. The coaches, who were not permitted to place their own players on their ballots, also chose an All-BIG EAST First Team, All-BIG EAST Second Team and All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:26:00 EDTThe 2015-16 NCAA National Champion Villanova Wildcats are to receive a Pride of Philly award at the 2016 Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Nov. 3.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:27:00 EDTAn NCAA initial eligibility review has determined that freshman forward Omari Spellman (North Royalton, Ohio) will not be eligible to compete for the Wildcats during the 2016-17 basketball season. Spellman will continue to receive an athletic scholarship and practice with the team. He retains four seasons of athletic eligibility.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:29:00 EDTIntersectional clashes with Purdue, Notre Dame, and Virginia and another rugged 18-game BIG EAST Conference slate highlight the 2016-17 Villanova Men's Basketball schedule announced on Tuesday.
For the fourth consecutive campaign, every Villanova regular season game will air on national television, including a minimum of 21 appearances on the Fox family of networks (15 on FS1, five on Fox, and one on FS2)
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 16:19:00 EDTVillanova will celebrate the 2016-17 season on Oct. 13 in New York City.
Sun, 21 Aug 2016 20:38:00 EDTVillanova's own Kyle Lowry (Philadelphia, Pa.) helped Team USA defeat Serbia 96-66 on Sunday in Rio to clinch the Olympic gold medal.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:02:00 EDTIt will be a busy day for Villanova athletes at the Summer Olympics in Rio on Wednesday, as Australian runners Patrick Tiernan and Sam McEntee were on the track for the first round of the 5000 meters in the morning and Team USA featuring Kyle Lowry will take on Argentina in a men’s basketball quarterfinal contest later in the day.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 10:44:00 EDTIn the final entry in our series, the Nova Notebook tracks the Wildcats through a visit to the Augustinian Monastery at San Lorenzo de El Escorial and through their final exhibition game victory.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 09:18:00 EDTVillanova wrapped up its three-game exhibition tour of Spain with an 84-58 triumph over a Select Team at Real Madrid on Tuesday. Josh Hart scored 23 points.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 01:47:00 EDTFollowing an 87-80 victory over a Spanish Select Team a few thoughts on life after Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu with a Sunday night visit to a bullfight.