The students' perspective on Villanova Sports.

Tag: Basketball

Thank You and Farewell

As the website approaches its fourth birthday, I would like to say thank you to everyone that has supported It has been on my mind over the last few months, but I would like to announce that will not be coming back for a fifth season of Villanova hoops and will shut down. I’d like to express my thanks and gratitude to those that helped this site grow over the years.

Cats’ Lockdown Defense Contains Towson

The question coming into the game was how well would Towson match up against Villanova, especially star Jerrelle Benimon, who has done everything for Towson in their first three games except drive the bus and coach the team. It turned out that there was nothing to worry about. Villanova would cruise to a 78-44 win…. Read More ›

Villanova Shuts Down Mount St. Mary’s, 90-59

It has only been five days since the last game, and in those five days a lot has changed for the Villanova Wildcats. There was a new team on the floor tonight. Everything meshed together for the Wildcats, the sloppy play during the Lafayette game was left behind when the final buzzer sounded. Villanova won… Read More ›

Game Preview: Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers

Villanova Wildcats vs. Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers Preview When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 7 p.m. Where: The Pavilion Opponent’s Record: 0-1 (Lost to West Virginia) Mount St. Mary’s Previous Season Record: 18-14, Lost to LIU Brooklyn in NEC Championship Finals Key Players for Mount St. Mary’s: #22 Rashad Whack (6-3, 195) Sr., G; , #3… Read More ›

Season Opener Preview: Lafayette Leopards

Villanova Wildcats vs. Lafayette Leopards When: Friday, November 8, 2013 Where: The Pavilion Lafayette Previous Season Record: 19-15, Lost to Bucknell in Patriot League Championship Finals Key Players for Lafayette: #12 Seth Hinrichs (6-7, 218) Jr., G; , #20 Dan Trist (6-9, 246) Sr., F; #5 Joey Ptasinski (6-2, 174) Jr., G Scouting Report: The… 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