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Game Preview: La Salle Explorers

Villanova takes its No. 1 ranking to the Palestra, for a neutral court game against a Big 5 rival.

Villanova Crusades to Victory Behind Hart Triple-Double in ‘Holy War’

The Pavilion was abuzz at the start of today’s game vs. St. Joseph’s, with the two Big Five schools playing their annual Holy War matchup. While Villanova is the No. 2 ranked team in the country, St. Joe’s is rebuilding in the wake of losing their top three scorers from last season. That loss was… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Pat Tiernan the GOAT, Make-or-Break Weekend in Villanova Athletics, Thanksgiving & More!

Patrick Tiernan upset 3-time cross country champion Edward Cheserek to close out his illustrious, historic Villanova career with a national championship. It was a win-or-go-home weekend for football, men’s soccer, volleyball, who made it out? Updates on men’s and women’s basketball, and we give thanks in the spirit of Thanksgiving.

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 ›

Wildcats Bounce Back with 76-47 Win Over Explorers

The Villanova Wildcats were back to being themselves on Sunday night when they beat the La Salle Explorers in an impressive 76-47 fashion. Not only were they back on their home court, but the signature Villanova hustle and defense that has won the hearts of the fans in the Pavilion was present. The crowd was also treated… Read More ›

Game Preview: La Salle Explorers

Jordan Price has been cashing in at 25.9 ppg (second best in the NCAA), will he keep it up when he faces the ‘Cats?

Watch For It Wednesday: Basketball x 2!

As Villanova University gears up for finals, the men’s and women’s basketball teams are gearing up for their games on Sunday. It’s going to be a basketball-only week: Big Five Bounce Back?: After Monday night’s disaster in paradise, the men’s basketball team returns home from their trip to Hawaii for a Sunday game against La… Read More ›

‘Nova Volleyball Ousted by Dayton in Four Sets

Villanova played in its first NCAA Tournament game since 1997 late Friday afternoon. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, their season has come to an end. Villanova and Dayton duked it out through four close sets, with the Flyers coming out on top. Each set was decided by four or less points. Dayton won 21-25, 26-24, 25-23,… Read More ›

Watch For It Wednesday: Letters and Numbers

As Villanova University heads down the homestretch and starts gearing up for the end-of-semester finals, let’s review some of the important letters of the alphabet and numbers you need to know for this upcoming week of Villanova Athletics. We’ve got the NCAAs, the number six, and plenty more on deck. NCAAs: The women’s volleyball team… Read More ›

Rivalry Renewed! Wildcats Take Down Hawks, Win 86-72

Villanova opened up Big Five play this season with a road game against rival St. Joseph’s University. The Wildcats beat the Hawks 86-72 in front of a packed Hagan Arena. It is Villanova’s fourth straight win over St. Joe’s in the Holy War. At first it seemed like the Wildcats were going to run away with… 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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