Tag: Connecticut Huskies
State of the Nova Nation: Kris Jenkins Benched, Georgetown Returns to the Pavilion, and Does UConn want to Rejoin the Big East?
In a surprising move by Jay Wright, Kris Jenkins was benched to start Eric Paschall against the Johnnies. Jenkins responded with a solid showing coming off the pine. Georgetown and Villanova will clash at the Pavilion for the first time since 2006. “The Big Game” experiences, Howie Long’s son gets a ring, Dana O’Neil is signing copies of “Long Shots,” and does UConn want to come back to the Big East? How could that possibly look for the conference?
The Wildcats are still in the middle of the 2016-17 season, but they’re already making future plans. Another piece of next season’s schedule is finalized, and it has become public that it is going include the start of a home-and-home series against the University of Connecticut–an old Big East rival, per Jon Rothstein of CBS… Read More ›
While the Wildcats would have loved to walk away with a win, they just couldn’t produce enough big plays to put them on top of the UConn Huskies. Villanova fell to UConn, losing 20-15. The game was fairly even on offense, with the Huskies taking a slight 307-303 advantage in total yards. However, at first UConn… Read More ›
Villanova faces off another FBS opponent to kick off the season. However, they may not be the underdogs this time around.
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 ›
It was a meeting of old brothers in the biggest stage of college basketball, the NCAA Tournament. They were once under the same conference but after some major realignment, they went their separate ways. Villanova was one of the founding members of the “new” Big East and Connecticut moved to the new American Conference. The… Read More ›
#2 Villanova Wildcats (29-4) vs. #7 Connecticut Huskies (26-8) When: Saturday, March 22, 9:40 p.m. Where: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, NY Coverage: TBS How They Got In: At-Large Bid Key Players for UConn: #13 Shabazz Napier (6-1, 180) Sr., G; #11 Ryan Boatright (6-0, 168) Jr., G; #2 DeAndre Daniels (6-9, 195) Jr., F Scouting… Read More ›