The students' perspective on Villanova Sports.

Month: March 2014

Villanova Triumphs Over #17 Penn State

Mother Nature played another role in the game yesterday afternoon. After the game against Georgetown was postponed due to the snowfall, this time Mother Nature brought the rain and the clouds. Villanova raced out to a quick 4-1 lead over Penn State. An Austin Frederick goal gave the Wildcats’ their fourth goal of the game… Read More ›

Requiem for the ACC: A Fun Parody of ESPN’s Latest 30 for 30 Film

Here’s a fun little video that came out a few days ago parodying ESPN’s “Requiem for the Big East”. For those who have not seen “Requiem for the Big East” yet, I highly recommend it. It was a great documentary that talked about the rise and “fall” of the (old) Big East. The (new) Big… Read More ›

Villanova Lacrosse Defeats Georgetown 13-8

  The Wildcats and the Hoyas were originally scheduled to play under the lights at Villanova Stadium. However, Mother Nature had other plans, and last night’s game was rescheduled to today at 3 p.m. With the snow gone and nothing but a sunny, cold day, the game proceeded as usual. Villanova won 13-8 over Georgetown;… Read More ›

Men’s and Women’s Basketball Team Take Home Big 5 Honors

  Earlier today, the Big 5 announced the Men’s and Women’s All-Big 5 teams. It resulted in a number of Wildcats receiving honors. For the men’s team, James Bell and JayVaughn Pinkston headlined the All-Big 5 team. For the women’s team, Devon Kane led the way for the Wildcats.

Villanova Falls Short of Sweet 16

It was a meeting of old brothers in the biggest stage of college basketball, the NCAA Tournament. They were once under the same conference but after some major realignment, they went their separate ways. Villanova was one of the founding members of the “new” Big East and Connecticut moved to the new American Conference. The… Read More ›

NCAA Tournament Preview: #7 UConn Huskies

#2 Villanova Wildcats (29-4) vs. #7 Connecticut Huskies (26-8) When: Saturday, March 22, 9:40 p.m. Where: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, NY Coverage: TBS How They Got In: At-Large Bid Key Players for UConn: #13 Shabazz Napier (6-1, 180) Sr., G; #11 Ryan Boatright (6-0, 168) Jr., G; #2 DeAndre Daniels (6-9, 195) Jr., F Scouting… Read More ›

Onto the Next One: Villanova Powers Their Way to Victory

It was the day that every Villanova fan across the nation was waiting for. The opening day of the NCAA Tournament and the beginning of March Madness. There were a number of upsets throughout the day as Wildcat fans anxiously waited for the 9:25 p.m. scheduled tip-off time. For the fans, the excitement was put… Read More ›

NCAA Tournament Preview: #15 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers

#2 Villanova Wildcats (28-4) vs. #15 Milwaukee Panthers (21-13) When: Thursday, March 20, 9:25 p.m. Where: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, NY Coverage: TBS How They Got In: Won Horizon Conference Championship, defeated Wright State 69-63 Key Players for Milwaukee: #1 Jordan Aaron (5-10, 160) Sr., G; #31 Matt Tiby (6-8, 230) So., F; #34 Austin… Read More ›

Time is Running Out for a Chance to Work with a Sports Legend, March Madness Style

Time is running out for the Bonobos “Pro-Am Bracket Challenge.” This isn’t your everyday bracket contest. The clothing store, Bonobos, is giving fans the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to team up with a sports legend to create their bracket and win prizes.

A National Champion and All-American Honors for Nova Track

Another quick break, to give some overdue praise… As Villanova was gearing up for St. Patrick’s Day and Selection Sunday celebrations, big things were happening on the other side of the country. The Indoor Track National Championships took place at Albuquerque, New Mexico. Emily LipariĀ found herself coming down the homestretch with four runners ahead of… 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.


March 2014