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Game Preview: Temple Owls

  #1 Villanova Wildcats (10-0) vs Temple Owls (7-3) When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at 7p.m. Where: The Pavilion Coverage: Fox Sports 1 KenPom Prediction: 77-60, Villanova (95%) Temple’s Previous Season Record: 21-12, Won the American Conference Regular Season title, Lost in Opening Round of NCAA Tournament to Iowa Key Players for Temple: #0 Obi Enechionyia (6-10,… Read More ›

‘Nova Football’s Season Comes to an End in Heartbreaking Loss to South Dakota State, 10-7

With 1:21 left in the fourth quarter, redshirt freshman kicker Chase Vinatieri kicked a 40-yard field goal to give South Dakota State the 10-7 victory over Villanova. When the football left the foot of the nephew of Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri, the ball looked like it was going to hit the right field goal post and… Read More ›

After FCS Playoff Win, ‘Nova Football Prepares for South Dakota State

Villanova’s fast start in the first half proved to be the difference in their 31-21 first round playoff victory against Saint Francis last Saturday at Villanova Stadium. The Wildcats had 31-7 lead at halftime, scoring three touchdowns in eight minutes to jump out in front. Quarterback Zach Bednarczyk helped balance the offense by throwing for… Read More ›

Villanova Claws Out Victory Against Charleston, 63-47

After playing their sixth game in 13 days, the No.2 Villanova Wildcats were able to defeat the College of Charleston, 63-47, on Wednesday night at the Pavilion. The Villanova offense looked sluggish at times, but they were able to muscle through a tough team in the College of Charleston. Villanova head coach Jay Wright gives credit… Read More ›

Villanova Closes Regular Season with 41-10 Win in Battle of the Blue

After a tough loss on senior day, the Wildcats bounced back on Saturday with a win against arch-rival Delaware, beating the Blue Hens 41-10 in the regular season-ending Battle of the Blue. The win was much-needed in order to give Villanova any shot of making the FCS playoffs. The team is hoping to send off… 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 ›

Wildcats Hang On to Beat Boilermakers in Top 25 Showdown, 79-76

In a back-and-forth game between two highly ranked teams, No. 3 Villanova survived its first true road test of the season by beating No. 15 Purdue, 79-76, in the first of eight other Gavitt Games. Jalen Brunson, who finished with 10 points, was able to hit four straight free throws at the end of the game… Read More ›

Villanova Falls to James Madison on Senior Day, Dukes win First CAA Title Since 2008

Despite a great defensive effort, the Villanova Wildcats’ offense was unable to find the end zone on Senior Day at Villanova Stadium. On a brisk day at Villanova, the Villanova offense was just as cold as the temperatures outside. The passing game was inefficient, as quarterback Zach Bednarczyk was 12-of-30 for 71 passing yards on the day…. Read More ›

Villanova’s Rushing Attack Results in 35-0 Shutout Win

Villanova’s offense exploded for a total of 463 total yards of offense in a 35-0 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday. The Wildcats were able to establish their running game early, totaling 317 yards on the ground with a combination of Aaron Forbes, Javon White, and Matt Gudzak running the ball. The three-man rotation keeps… Read More ›

‘Nova’s Defense: The Difference Maker in Win at Lafayette

Coming off a stellar performance on both sides of the ball, the No. 19 ranked Wildcats tried to build off their 40-21 win against Towson. On Saturday, it was the defense who came up big in Villanova’s 31-14 win against Lafayette, making a big opening statement on the very first play of the game. On the opening… 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.


April 2020