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Month: December 2013

Game Preview: St. Joseph’s Hawks

#14 Villanova Wildcats (8-0) vs. St. Joseph’s Hawks (4-3) When: Saturday, December 7, 2013, 6 p.m. Where: Hagan Arena (St. Joseph’s), Philadelphia, PA Coverage: CBS Sports Network St. Joseph’s Previous Season Record: 18-14, Lost to St. John’s in first round of NIT Key Players for St. Joseph’s: #10 Langston Galloway (6-2, 202) Sr., G; #13… Read More ›

Wildcats Stay Undefeated and Hold Off Penn, 77-54

It was a game of ups and downs. It was one-sided but it just didn’t feel that way for all 40 minutes of the game. The game opened up with three minutes of scoreless back-and-forth action. Many wanted to see how Villanova would play tonight after being ranked for the first time since March 2011…. Read More ›

Game Preview: Penn Quakers

#14 Villanova Wildcats (7-0) vs.¬†Penn Quakers (2-4) When: Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 8 p.m. Where: The Pavilion Coverage: Fox Sports 1 Penn Previous Season Record: 9-22 Key Players for Penn: #1 Tony Hicks (6-2, 170) So., G; #10 Darien Nelson-Henry (6-11, 265) So., C; #12 Fran Dougherty (6-8, 225) Sr., F Scouting Report: For the… Read More ›

Week 5 Polls are Out, and Villanova is In

The last time Villanova was ranked in the top 25, James Bell and JayVaughn Pinkston were the new kids on the block as freshmen waiting for their turn. Ryan Arcidiacono was a junior in high school helping his team prepare for the state playoffs and the world didn’t know who he was just yet. Darrun… Read More ›

Villanova Rallies and Wins in Overtime, 88-83

My high school coach used to always say, “Adversity doesn’t build character, it reveals it.”¬† Champions don’t give up and roll over in the face of adversity. For Villanova, it took a hard fought effort to overcome a double digit point deficit to bring the game into overtime. Then in overtime, they would be able… Read More ›

About The Author

Eugene Rapay '16 created "The Bench Mob" in November 2013. He joined the Villanova Times in 2012 as a writer. A Westchester, NY native, who will bring top quality coverage of all things Villanova sports.


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