Tag: James Bell
As the website approaches its fourth birthday, I would like to say thank you to everyone that has supported VUBenchMob.com. It has been on my mind over the last few months, but I would like to announce that VUBenchMob.com will not be coming back for a fifth season of Villanova hoops and will shut down. I’d like to express my thanks and gratitude to those that helped this site grow over the years.
TBT, officially known as “The Basketball Tournament”, has a bit of a throwback feel to it. First launched in 2014, TBT has made great strides forward, as it continues to grow each year. Now, the prize pool has quadrupled into a $2 million reward–far greater than the $500,000 prize for the inaugural tournament. It also has… Read More ›
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 ›
Earlier today, the Big 5 announced the Men’s and Women’s All-Big 5 teams. It resulted in a number of Wildcats receiving honors. For the men’s team, James Bell and JayVaughn Pinkston headlined the All-Big 5 team. For the women’s team, Devon Kane led the way for the Wildcats.
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 ›
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 ›
Villanova may have won the regular season Big East title, but now there’s another coveted trophy up for grabs. Tomorrow marks the start of the postseason, and as all coaches will say, everyone’s record is 0-0. For some teams that have a shaky tournament resume, winning the tournament will punch them a ticket to the… Read More ›
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.
The All-Big East first team, second team, and rookie team were announced earlier today. Five Wildcats garnered Big East honors for their play this season.
It was a date that was set up months before the season began. Two rivals from the original Big East set to meet again to close out the inaugural season of the new Big East. Although, it may have lost some luster due to the fact that Georgetown was projected to be one of the… Read More ›