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State of the Nova Nation: Big East Tournament/Selection Sunday Roundup, All-American Hart, WNIT, and More!

Now that everyone’s survived the bombogenesis, it would a good time to get cozy and enjoy your snow day with the newest episode of State of the Nova Nation. Our podcast enters this week ranked on Pod-O-Matic’s Top 75 Sports Podcasts rankings in 19 of the last 21 weeks! Get the latest episode on iTunes,… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Basketball Previews, Women’s Soccer Gets a X-Mas Gift, Billy Joel, Tanoh Kpassagnon, & More!

After a finals week hiatus, the men’s and women’s basketball teams are ready to return to the court. Both teams have Wednesday night games. The women’s soccer team hired Chris McLain out of Ohio State, and it already feels like they’re headed in a good direction. Billy Joel reps Villanova while performing at MSG. Tanoh Kpassagnon earns first team All-America honors, and we talk about our favorite Christmas movies and songs.

State of the Nova Nation: Men’s & Women’s Basketball Exhibition Games, Szczur & the Cubs get a Ring, All-American Hart, and More!

Our servers were overloaded earlier this week, and we couldn’t even make it past a monthly cycle. Thank you listeners for doing that, it’s a positive sign. We have new upgraded servers, new episode of State of the Nova Nation is live, Cubs win the World Series, can’t get better than this. Subscribe on iTunes for… Read More ›

Josh Hart Gets His Due as AP Preseason All-American

The 2016-17 season hasn’t even started yet, and senior Josh Hart can already add another accolade to his resume. On Wednesday, the Associated Press released its preseason All-America team, and Hart was among the few to make the elite list. Hart’s nomination to the All-America Team continues a trend that has been a theme of 2016–Villanova being recognized… Read More ›

Darrun Hilliard Named Second Team All-American by Sporting News

Darrun Hilliard is getting some much deserved credit that goes beyond Villanova and the Big East – the entire nation. Sporting News named the senior guard to Second Team All-American honors. Hilliard led the 29-2 regular season champion Wildcats in scoring, averaging 14.2 points per game. He also averaged 3.2 rebounds per game and just under… Read More ›

A National Champion and All-American Honors for Nova Track

Another quick break, to give some overdue praise… As Villanova was gearing up for St. Patrick’s Day and Selection Sunday celebrations, big things were happening on the other side of the country. The Indoor Track National Championships took place at Albuquerque, New Mexico. Emily Lipari found herself coming down the homestretch with four runners ahead of… 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.


March 2020