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Month: April 2014

ONE More Day to Vote for Team ROBY

We are coming down the homestretch as this is the last full day before the teams for TBT are locked in place and fan registration closes. For those of you who haven’t heard of TBT by now, here is some information on the tournament that is making its way to Philadelphia. Registration closes May 1st… Read More ›

TWO Days Left to Vote for Team ROBY

Two days left until the voting ends for The Basketball Tournament — the first ever social media-based, winner-take-all basketball tournament for $500,000.  Remember, the teams need fans to help them guarantee a spot in the tournament field.  Surely by now you have heard of TBT, but if not, here is some information.

THREE Days Left to Vote for Team ROBY

Three days left until the voting ends for The Basketball Tournament — the first ever social media-based, winner-take-all basketball tournament for $500,000.  Remember, the teams need fans (YOU) to help them get in.  So if there was ever a time to use your fan status to join a team, it would be NOW. Surely by… Read More ›

FOUR Days Left to Vote For Team ROBY

May 1st is slowly creeping upon us, as there are now only four days left to sign up for TBT. In case you missed it or haven’t heard yet, here is some information on TBT or otherwise known as “The Basketball Tournament.” As of today, 308 fans have signed up for Team ROBY’s fan wagon.

FIVE Days Left to Vote For Team ROBY

You might not recognize him at first because he is not in his Villanova jersey or donning his usual #10, but that is Team ROBY’s and former Villanova guard Corey Fisher. He is currently playing overseas in Russia for BC Yeisey Krasnoyarsk but he is looking to return to Philadelphia this summer to join some former… Read More ›

SIX Days Left to Vote for Team ROBY

There are now only six days left before the teams for TBT are locked in place and fan registration closes. For those of you who haven’t heard of TBT by now, here is some information on the tournament that is making its way to Philadelphia.

The First Ever “TBT”: The Basketball Tournament

“TBT” is almost here, and by that I do not mean “Throwback Thursday.” The first ever “TBT”, or otherwise known as “The Basketball Tournament”, is almost here in Philadelphia. However, this isn’t your everyday tournament. There is a special twist that utilizes social media and challenges fans. The tournament takes place from June 6th to… Read More ›

Some Final Words on the 2014 NCAA Tournament in a Villanova Sense

Villanova has this habit that no other Division I basketball team can boast. Within the last decade, they have been knocked out of the tournament by the eventual National Champion more times than any other school. There was 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, and now – 2014. That is five out of the last ten years… Read More ›

Monday Night’s Moral Dilemma

I apologize for slacking off on posts. It was one heck of a week but things are looking like they will be back on the right track. Tonight marks the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship Game. While Villanova will not be partaking in tonight’s game, there are a number of things at stake. As… 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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