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Hart Named 2017 Big East Player of the Year

It’s official. On Wednesday, the Big East announced the last batch of awards for the year, and Josh Hart won the Big East Player of the Year Award. The senior forward from Silver Spring, Md., who is also in contention for National Player of the Year, averaged a conference-best 18.7 points per game. Hart has scored at… Read More ›

Hart, Bridges share Big East Defensive Player of the Year Award in Three-Way Split

The Big East announced a few more individual honors on Monday afternoon, and a couple Main Liners will be adding another achievement to their resumes. Senior Josh Hart received one more award to put in his trophy case, while redshirt sophomore Mikal Bridges got his first major individual achievement. Both Villanovans, along with Creighton’s Khyri Thomas, were named Co-Big… Read More ›

2016 All-Big East Teams Announced: Four Wildcats Receive Honors

On Sunday, the Big East Conference announced the All-Conference selections. Four Wildcats were recognized for their play this season: Josh Hart, Ryan Arcidiacono, Daniel Ochefu, and Jalen Brunson. After spending last season coming off of the bench, Hart has blossomed into a full-time starter and Villanova’s leading scorer. He finished the regular season averaging 15.3 points per game and… Read More ›

Arcidiacono, Wright Take Home Big East Awards

Today, the Big East announced the last batch of awards for the season. Ryan Arcidiacono was named Big East Co-Player of the Year, alongside Providence’s Kris Dunn. Arcidiacono was the second highest scorer on the team, right behind Darrun Hilliard. Arcidiacono averaged 10.7 points per game and 2.0 assists per game. He has the best free throw shot for… Read More ›

Josh Hart Wins Big East Sixth Man of the Year

Josh Hart checks into the game. Opposing defenses know about what he is capable of. He can turn the tide and add productive minutes while he’s on the floor. He gets the ball in the corner and shoots the three. Silence. The ball flies through the air as everyone holds their breath. Swish. The crowd releases an… Read More ›

Jay Wright Wins The 2013-2014 Big East Coach of the Year Award

The Wildcats have gone above all expectations this year. They were not ranked in the Top 25 going into the season and they were projected to be the fourth-best in the new Big East. Villanova did not allow themselves to follow the path given to them by the preseason polls or mainstream college basketball analysts,… Read More ›

Hilliard and Ochefu win Big East Most Improved Player Award

Earlier this morning the Big East announced the winners of some individual awards. This morning’s announcement saw the Wildcats taking home more accolades and hardware. Darrun Hilliard and Daniel Ochefu share the Big East Most Improved Player Award.

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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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