The students' perspective on Villanova Sports.

Day: January 11, 2016

Big East Basketball Schedule, Forecast, and Predictions (Week of 1/11)

The Big East saw some shuffling of its teams that are ranked in the top 25. While there are no top 25 matchups this week, there are some good games on the horizon.

Villanova Hexes Hinkle Magic: A Fan’s Reaction to the Butler Game

Villanova continues its reign as boss of the Big East, and all is right with the world. The unofficial coronation as top team in the league came in dramatic fashion, of course. We Nova Nationers were finally treated to a game that truly came down to the last seconds, after a season of satisfying yet… Read More ›

Weekly Polls: Back in the Top 10

Headlining the newest AP Top 25 poll is Villanova, who jumped a tremendous five spots up to #6 in the country after wins against Seton Hall and at Butler. This is the highest Villanova has ranked all season. The #6 slot is tied for the highest rank of a Big East team this season and… Read More ›

A Whole Lot of Hart: Josh Hart Leads Villanova in win over Butler

There was no need for overtime or for some last second heroics. This time, Villanova needed some defensive stops and clutch free throws to ice the game. The Wildcats were able to get both and held on to beat the Butler Bulldogs 60-55. The Hinkle Fieldhouse was full of raucous and rowdy fans hoping to… 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.


January 2016