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Tag: Brackets

Selection Sunday: Villanova is a 1-Seed

“Selection Sunday is a great tradition at our school,” said Jay Wright. “It’s like Christmas.” He wasn’t kidding. Villanova hosted the Selection Sunday show, with doors opening to Connelly Center’s Villanova Room at 5:45. However, students and alumni lined up way before that. The line zig-zagged and curved in every direction possible. Students and fans… Read More ›

Some Final Words on the 2014 NCAA Tournament in a Villanova Sense

Villanova has this habit that no other Division I basketball team can boast. Within the last decade, they have been knocked out of the tournament by the eventual National Champion more times than any other school. There was 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, and now – 2014. That is five out of the last ten years… Read More ›

Monday Night’s Moral Dilemma

I apologize for slacking off on posts. It was one heck of a week but things are looking like they will be back on the right track. Tonight marks the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship Game. While Villanova will not be partaking in tonight’s game, there are a number of things at stake. As… Read More ›

Onto the Next One: Villanova Powers Their Way to Victory

It was the day that every Villanova fan across the nation was waiting for. The opening day of the NCAA Tournament and the beginning of March Madness. There were a number of upsets throughout the day as Wildcat fans anxiously waited for the 9:25 p.m. scheduled tip-off time. For the fans, the excitement was put… Read More ›

Time is Running Out for a Chance to Work with a Sports Legend, March Madness Style

Time is running out for the Bonobos “Pro-Am Bracket Challenge.” This isn’t your everyday bracket contest. The clothing store, Bonobos, is giving fans the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to team up with a sports legend to create their bracket and win prizes.

Weekly Polls & Bracketology: One Last Look

Earlier this afternoon, the AP and Coaches’ Polls for NCAA Men’s Basketball was released. This is the last poll until after the NCAA Tournament is over. Selection Sunday concluded conference championship week, as well as wrapping up the college basketball season. 68 teams will now be competing for one common goal, a National Championship trophy…. Read More ›

Selection Sunday Results are in… Villanova is a 2-Seed

It was packed in the Villanova Room inside the Connelly Center. Many students lined up wanting to be there live, to celebrate with the basketball team as the field of 68 was being announced. Students lined up at the door and waited until they would open up to the public. It was in such a… Read More ›

The Bonobos Bracket Challenge: Work With a Sports Legend & Win Big

It’s almost that time of the year again, March Madness. Selection Sunday will air tomorrow night and the lucky 68 teams from all over the nation will be announced. With Selection Sunday comes the annual bracket extravaganza. College basketball fans filling out brackets and predicting the outcome of the tournament. Some do it just for… 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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