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Villanova Routs Oklahoma in Final Four Behind Historic Night

Villanova resembled its legendary 1985 counterpart as they went on to avenge a loss earlier in December to Oklahoma, annihilating their expert favored opponent 95-51. Coach Jay Wright’s scorched earth policy continues to be an offensive sensation, as they have reached at least 80 points in four of their five games in what has seemingly been a cake… Read More ›

Not Done Yet: Wildcats Down Jayhawks 64-59 to Move Onto Final Four

Ryan Arcidiacono received the biggest birthday present of his life on Saturday night – a trip to the Final Four. On his 22nd birthday, Villanova beat top overall seed Kansas 64-59, securing an exclusive spot to play in Houston next weekend. “This is just a total team effort and it was everything that I dreamed… Read More ›

NCAA Tournament Preview: #1 Kansas Jayhawks

Kansas may have entered the NCAA Tournament as the top overall team, but Villanova has looked like the best team so far with its one-sided wins. Can the Wildcats keep up the momentum?

State of the Nova Nation: Episode 8

In our season finale of State of the Nova Nation, freshman swimmer Darby Goodwin chats with us about her experiences at Villanova so far. She’s coming off of record-setting performances in the 100m and 200m backstroke from this past weekend at the Big A.I. Open. We take an in-depth look at the Villanova-Oklahoma basketball game, and… Read More ›

An Honest Reaction to the Oklahoma Game in Pearl Harbor

Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. The attack yesterday on the Hawaiian islands has caused severe damage to American naval and military forces. I regret to tell you… Read More ›

A Game Of Infamy: Villanova Loses Big to Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor

31.7-percent. 12.5-percent. These are the shooting numbers that did the Wildcats in as they lost to #7 Oklahoma Sooners 78-55 on Monday night. After coming off a seven game win streak, Villanova traveled to Hawaii to take on the Sooners in a game that was played in honor of the 74th anniversary of the attacks… Read More ›

Game Preview: #6 Oklahoma Sooners

Are you ready for Buddy Time?

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 ›

Deja Vu: Arcidiacono’s Big Time Shot Lifts Villanova to Victory

Nothing. Goose Egg. Zero. These words sum up Ryan Arcidiacono’s shooting percentage for about 39 minutes and 50 seconds. However, he did have one point, coming off of a free throw in thanks to Kansas coach Bill Self getting a technical foul in the first half of the game. Other than that, Arcidiacono had no… Read More ›

Battle 4 Atlantis Preview: #2 Kansas Jayhawks

Villanova Wildcats (5-0) vs. #2 Kansas Jayhawks (5-0) When: Friday, November 29, 2013, 9:30 p.m. Where: Paradise Island, Bahamas Coverage: NBC Sports Network Kansas Previous Season Record: 31-6, Won Big-12 Championship, Lost to Michigan in Elite Eight of NCAA Tournament Key Players for Kansas: #22 Andrew Wiggins (6-8, 200) Fr., F; #34 Perry Ellis (6-8,… 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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