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Month: November 2014

Week In Review: The Post-Tryptophan Edition (Week of 11/24)

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend. As the tryptophan from the Thanksgiving turkey flushes itself out of our systems, we unfortunately have to gear up for the work week ahead. Before we do that, let’s take a look back at the week that was. Legends Classic Champions: It wasn’t easy, the Barclays Center… Read More ›

A Tale of Two Teams: Villanova Cruises Past Delaware

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of perfection, it was the age of winlessness. The Villanova Wildcats and the Delaware Blue Hens were set to meet again. The Wildcats entered Sunday’s game fresh off of a Legends Classic championship. Meanwhile, the Blue Hens were blown… Read More ›

Game Preview: Delaware Fighting Blue Hens

#12 Villanova Wildcats (5-0) vs. Delaware Fighting Blue Hens (0-4) When: Sunday, November 30, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, PA Coverage: Fox Sports 1 Delaware’s Previous Season Record: 25-10, Lost to Michigan State in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament Key Players for Delaware: #22 Cazmon Hayes (6-4, 195) So., G; #0 Chivarsky Corbett (6-7, 195)… Read More ›

Watch For It Wednesday: Thanksgiving!

This week is going to be relatively quiet after the craziness that has ensued these past few days… Black Friday Tourney: The women’s basketball team is going to have a short Thanksgiving break. As shoppers get up early to beat the crowds in the malls, they will be heading down south to Naples, Florida, for… Read More ›

Madness in November: Villanova Wins Legend Classic Finale

It was a new day, a new opponent. Last night didn’t matter anymore. VCU and Oregon were just two teams of the past, what mattered was who was left standing at the end of the night. Tonight’s Legends Classic finale was reminiscent of a much bigger tournament that takes place in March. You would have thought… Read More ›

Game Preview: #19 Michigan Wolverines

The Wildcats played a perfect second half against VCU. What will it take to beat the Michigan Wolverines? Everything you need to know about this squad and what to expect in tonight’s Legends Classic Final.

All-CAA Teams Announced Today: Ten Wildcats Receive Honors

The All-Conference first team, second team, and third team were announced today, along with other individual honors and awards. Ten Wildcats garnered All-CAA honors for their play this season. John Robertson was named first team All-CAA for his stellar play this season. The redshirt junior quarterback completed 67% of his passes for 2,629 yards. He boasted… Read More ›

Villanova Wreaks Havoc on VCU in Brooklyn

Pressure. Pressure was building up from all sides. After a near let-down to Bucknell, fans and critics started having some doubts on the #12 ranked team in the nation. The Wildcats were aware that they haven’t been playing up to par, Jay Wright didn’t need to tell them twice. The intensity and focus in practice needed to… Read More ›

Week in Review: Will Power (Week of 11/17)

XC heads to Nationals, drama and glory for Villanova Football, and the rest of the action from this past week in Villanova sports.

2015 FCS Tournament Bracket Announced

Villanova was looking forward to Selection Sunday and by that I don’t mean for March Madness. The football team locked up a first-round bye with their dramatic last-minute win against Delaware. The only thing left was to wait and see where they would land in the bracket. The 10-2 Wildcats boast one of the best offenses… 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.


November 2014