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Wildcats Down Knights, 67-57, to Win Charleston Classic

Kris Jenkins has gotten to celebrate his birthday with win in each of the previous two seasons. This year, he gets to do the same, but it wasn’t just any other kind of game. Jenkins scored 12 points to help the Wildcats to a 67-57 win over the Central Florida Knights in the finals of the… Read More ›

Villanova Leaves No Doubt in 96-77 Win over Wake Forest

After a close call with Western Michigan on Thursday morning, the Wildcats looked like they learned their lessons from the opening round game of the Charleston Classic. Villanova poured it on Wake Forest in the semifinals, dropping 16 3-pointers en route to a 96-77 victory over the Demon Deacons. The Wildcats, who showed vulnerability in… Read More ›

Wildcats Fend Off Feisty Broncos in Charleston Classic Opener, Win 76-65

On a game after beating No. 15 Purdue on the road, the Wildcats were able to survive a close win and defeat Western Michigan 76-65 in their first game of the Gildan Charleston Classic. After a tough win on Monday night, the Wildcats looked sluggish at times, thinking that they were going to walk all… Read More ›

Weekly Wildcat Walkthrough: Championship Form

Villanova opened its 2016-17 campaign doing everything a championship basketball team is expected to do. It dominated an inferior opponent in the opener, leaving no room for critics to challenge them about the upcoming season. Then, in one of the toughest road environments in which this team has played in recent years, the Wildcats stood… Read More ›

Game Preview: Western Michigan Broncos

The Wildcats open up the first round of the Charleston Classic against the Western Michigan Broncos on Thursday.

The Curious Case of the 2016 Charleston Classic

Late last week Villanova Athletics announced which early-season tournament the men’s basketball team will participate in next year: the 2016 Gildan Charleston Classic. The Classic will feature a field of Boise State, Western Michigan, Mississippi State, Central Florida, UTEP, Wake Forest, and the host, College of Charleston. Villanova is back-to-back Big East champions and has… 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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