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Month: June 2015

JayVaughn Pinkston’s NBA Dreams Are Still Alive

Despite going undrafted on Thursday night, JayVaughn Pinkston’s dreams of making it to the NBA are still alive.

Week In Review: Hoop Dreams (Week of 6/23)

Some of the big story lines from this week, that of course begins with… Bethlehem Steel To The Motor City: The Detroit Pistons selected Darrun Hilliard with the 38th overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft. He became the first Wildcat to be drafted since the Trail Blazers chose Dante Cunningham in 2009. This past season, Hilliard averaged… Read More ›

Darrun Hilliard Drafted 38th Overall by the Detroit Pistons

For Darrun Hilliard, it hasn’t always been easy. Yes, he has made contested three-pointers, dunks, and layups in traffic seem easy in front of a sold-out Pavilion crowd, but it’s hard to imagine that there was a time he didn’t have a lot of people cheering for him. In fact, when he first came to Villanova, some… Read More ›

Week In Review: Happy Father’s Day! (Week of 6/15)

Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads out there! I hope you all have an enjoyable and relaxing day. I’m bringing back one of the weekly traditions and series, and that is the “Week in Review!” Even though we are in the middle of summer break, there was actually a good amount of buzz… Read More ›

WR Zac Kerxton Commits to Villanova

Zac Kerxton, a six-foot and 180 pound wide receiver from Haymarket, Virginia, has committed to play for the Villanova Wildcats. The speedster announced his verbal commitment to play for head coach Andy Talley last night. Kerxton is coming off of an excellent season, where he racked up 60 receptions for 1,431 yards and 25 touchdowns. His efforts did… Read More ›

Villanova, Virginia to Play Home and Home Series

The rumors regarding a potential Villanova-Virginia matchup have proved to be true. Earlier this week, the schools confirmed that they will play a two-game home and home series starting in December (Saturday, December 19 to be exact) of the 2015-16 season. The first of the two games will be played in December at Virginia’s John… Read More ›

Summer Basketball Recruiting Update: Ten Recruits to Watch For

Although the summer months may seem slow to the average college basketball fan, they are vital to head coaches looking to communicate and build relationships with young recruits. Things have settled down after a large number of commitments from transfers and late 2015 players. Now, fans can follow the various evaluation periods in which coaches… Read More ›

Darrun Hilliard Impresses During Pre-Draft Workouts

Darrun Hilliard spent the larger part of his college career under the radar. He came to Villanova as a potential red shirt because Coach Jay Wright was worried about his small stature. But Hilliard bulked up and became one of the best players in the Big East. His explosive performance over his junior and senior… 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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