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Looking Back at a WNIT Final Four Run, and a Look Ahead to a Bright Future for Women’s Basketball

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March 31, 2017

With the month of March comes great expectations and excitement for Villanova fans, especially when the men’s team is coming off a National Championship and is dubbed the number one overall seed for the NCAA Tournament. In all of this excitement, and the heartbreak provided by an early exit by the men’s team, the women’s… Read More ›

Tucker Stars in Loss to George Washington in Home Opener

Enthusiasm and high energy can help a basketball team overcome a lot on the court, but sometimes youth and inexperience can simply lead to too many mistakes to be able to overcome. Such was the case for the Villanova women’s basketball team early Sunday afternoon.  In their first home game of the season, the Wildcats… Read More ›

Takeaways and Notes from Big East Media Day

On Tuesday, the stage was set at Madison Square Garden for Big East Media Day, the unofficial start to the 2016-17 season and a signal that college hoops is just around the corner. After enjoying a 35-5 season that was topped off with a national championship, the Villanova Wildcats were the stars of the scene… Read More ›

Watch For It Wednesday: Snowpocalypse, the Sequel

Weather people are predicting a big snowstorm that will hit Villanova this weekend. There have been rumors of it affecting Saturday’s big men’s basketball game between Providence-Villanova. Regardless of what happens, whether it be campus shuts down again or if the predictions are flat out wrong, here are the things to watch for this week…. Read More ›

Watch For It Wednesday: Basketball! (And Even More!)

The last month has been mainly centered around our men’s and women’s basketball teams on the court. With the other teams taking a hiatus during that time, a couple of them are getting back in action this week.

Creighton Holds off Fierce Villanova Rally

The women’s basketball team launched a fierce fourth quarter comeback against the Creighton Bluejays at the Pavilion on Tuesday night. Unfortunately for the ‘Cats, they fell just short of completing the rally. The Bluejays held off the Wildcats to win 65-62. Creighton grabbed the lead early in the game, with Villanova right behind them. It… Read More ›

Women’s Basketball Falls in OT at Xavier

While the men’s team played Xavier at home, the women’s team flew over to Cincinnati to also take on the Musketeers. It was a closely contested game all throughout, so close that it needed overtime to settle the game. Unfortunately, by the time the final buzzer sounded, the game did not go the Wildcats’ way. The… Read More ›

Wildcats Earn First Big East Win at Butler

The women’s basketball team notched its first win in conference play on Tuesday night thanks to a big run to open up the fourth quarter. The Wildcats went on a scoring spree to distance themselves from the Bulldogs en route to a 57-45 win. It was the one time that a team was able to… Read More ›

Watch For It Wednesday: It’s Christmas Time!

After the buzz of Christmas and last minute shopping, here are some things to watch for after the Yuletide holiday. A Lump of Coal: The men’s basketball team was handed an unwanted Christmas present last night in the game against Delaware. Midway through the first half, Kris Jenkins went down with a right knee injury. He was… Read More ›

Louin’s Career Night Helps Pace Wildcats to Victory

It felt like Alex Louin just couldn’t miss. The sophomore guard poured it on from all over the court, playing an integral part in Villanova’s 78-54 win over Sacramento State in the first round of the Cal Classic. Louin scored a career-high 24 points, with 17 of her points coming in the first half alone…. 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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