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Day: December 13, 2016

‘Nova Makes Big Five History with 78-57 Win Over Temple

Senior guard Josh Hart has been riding a wave of fantastic performances throughout the first two weeks of December. On Tuesday night, that wave rushed into the Pavilion as Hart turned in another monster night to lead the Wildcats over Temple, 78-57. The reigning U.S. Basketball Writers’ Association National Player of the Week followed up his… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Still #1, Patrick Tiernan is now a National Champion for Two Countries, Surviving Finals & More!

Villanova remains at the top spot, sitting at No. 1 after winning an intense NCAA Tournament-like game against Notre Dame. From Josh Hart’s career day, to the other good, bad, happy, and sad moments of the game, the roller coaster of emotions are analyzed in the intense, comeback win pioneered by Hart taking control of the game. In Australia, Patrick Tiernan won the national title, giving him two championships in just under a month. Women’s basketball faced off against Temple. Lastly, it’s reading day, tips on how to make Finals Week a bit smoother.

Game Preview: Temple Owls

  #1 Villanova Wildcats (10-0) vs Temple Owls (7-3) When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at 7p.m. Where: The Pavilion Coverage: Fox Sports 1 KenPom Prediction: 77-60, Villanova (95%) Temple’s Previous Season Record: 21-12, Won the American Conference Regular Season title, Lost in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament to Iowa Key Players for Temple: #0 Obi Enechionyia (6-10,… 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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