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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:07:00 EDTVillanova junior guard Alex Louin (Doylestown, Pa.) has been named to the All-Big 5 first team, while sophomore guard Adrianna Hahn (Wilmington, Del.) garnered second team recognition. Freshman guard Kelly Jekot (Enola, Pa.) was named the Big 5 Rookie of the Year.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 13:55:00 EDTLouin helped lead the Wildcats to the semifinal round of the WNIT by registering 89 points (17.8 ppg.), 34 rebounds (6.8 rpg.) and 13 assists (2.6 apg.). In the five games, she shot 44.4 percent from the field (28-of-63), 39.1 percent from three-point range (9-of-23) and 85.7 percent from the foul line (24-of-28). Her best effort of the tournament came in a third round win at James Madison when she tallied 24 points and nine rebounds.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:08:00 EDTThe Villanova Wildcats gave a valiant effort but came just short in a 65-61 loss at Michigan in the semifinal round of the WNIT. With the loss, the Wildcats finish the season at 20-15, while the Wolverines improve to 27-9 on the season.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:53:00 EDTVillanova will play its second consecutive Big Ten opponent when the Wildcats travel to Michigan for Wednesday’s WNIT semifinal round. The Wildcats are coming off a 69-57 win at Big Ten member Indiana in the quarterfinals. Villanova is 2-0 versus Big Ten teams this year. In addition to the Indiana victory, the Wildcats defeated Purdue by a score of 58-44 in the Maine Tip-off Tournament on Nov. 12.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:06:00 EDTThe Villanova Wildcats traveled to Bloomington, Ind., on Sunday afternoon where they tallied a 69-57 win over the Indiana Hoosiers in the quarterfinal round of the WNIT.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:32:00 EDTThursday night’s 69-67 overtime win over James Madison was Villanova’s fourth overtime game of the season. The Wildcats are now 4-0 in extra session games this year (70-69 win at Butler on Jan. 20; 61-58 home win versus Butler on Feb. 19; 76-71 double overtime home win against Xavier on Feb. 17; 69-67 overtime win at JMU on March 23). Villanova and North Texas are the only Division 1 teams to be 4-0 in overtime games this season.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:27:00 EDTIn the third round of the WNIT on Thursday night at James Madison, the Villanova Wildcats tallied a thrilling 69-67 overtime win over the James Madison Dukes. With the victory, Villanova improves to 19-14 overall, while the Dukes finish the year at 26-9.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:55:00 EDTThe Wildcats will play their second straight CAA opponent when the Wildcats travel to James Madison on Thursday evening. Villanova tallied a 56-51 win over CAA member Drexel last Sunday in the second round of the WNIT. This will be the first all-time meeting between Villanova and James Madison.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:06:00 EDTThe Villanova Wildcats advanced to the third round of the WNIT on Sunday afternoon with a 56-51 win at Drexel. With the victory, Villanova improves to 18-14 on the season, while Drexel finishes the season at 22-11.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:07:00 EDTDrexel is coached by former Villanova star Denise Dillon who played for Harry Perretta and the Wildcats from 1992-96. Dillon currently ranks ninth all-time on both the Villanova scoring (1,355 points) and rebounding lists (677). As a junior and senior, she helped lead Villanova to a 40-16 (.714) record. She was a first team All-Big Selection as a junior and a second team honoree as a senior. Dillon also served as a Villanova assistant coach under Perretta from 1997-2001. Sunday will be the sixth meeting between Perretta and Dillon. Perretta is 4-1 versus Dillon and the
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:06:00 EDTVillanova now advances to the second round of the WNIT where they will play at Drexel on Sunday, March, 19. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. Drexel defeated Duquesne tonight by a score of 70-47.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 22:25:00 EDTThe Wildcats are making their 10th appearance in the WNIT in 2017 and their 15th postseason berth in the last 18 seasons. Villanova currently owns an 11-9 all-time mark in the WNIT.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:04:00 EDTOn Monday night, Villanova learned that it was chosen to play in the 2017 Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT). The Wildcats will travel to Princeton on Friday, March 17. Tip-off time will be announced on Tuesday.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:11:00 EDTThe Villanova women’s basketball lost to the St. John’s in the quarterfinal round of the Big East Tournament on Sunday night by a score of 56-40. With the loss, the Wildcats fall to 16-14 on the season, while St. John’s improves to 20-10 on the season.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:29:00 EDTThe Wildcats will be playing in their 34th Big East Tournament this week and own an all-time record of 32-30 in the conference tournament. Villanova has three Big East Tournament titles to its credit, capturing the crown in 1986, 1987 and 2003. In the past 33 Big East Tournaments, the Wildcats have advanced to the semifinals 13 times and the title game on four occasions.