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Looking Back at a WNIT Final Four Run, and a Look Ahead to a Bright Future for Women’s Basketball

With the month of March comes great expectations and excitement for Villanova fans, especially when the men’s team is coming off a National Championship and is dubbed the number one overall seed for the NCAA Tournament. In all of this excitement, and the heartbreak provided by an early exit by the men’s team, the women’s… Read More ›

Week In Review: A Busy End to the Week that Was (Week of 1/11)

Villanova University is back in full swing. Class is session, the students are back, and syllabus week was topped off with a busy weekend for Villanova Athletics. The End of an Era is Near: Football head coach Andy Talley announced that he will be retiring at the end of the 2016 season. In his 31 years… Read More ›

Creighton Holds off Fierce Villanova Rally

The women’s basketball team launched a fierce fourth quarter comeback against the Creighton Bluejays at the Pavilion on Tuesday night. Unfortunately for the ‘Cats, they fell just short of completing the rally. The Bluejays held off the Wildcats to win 65-62. Creighton grabbed the lead early in the game, with Villanova right behind them. It… Read More ›

Week In Review: Winter Break!

With Villanova students quickly flocking home after a busy week of finals, there were a number of stories from this past week that emerged as they prepared for exams. All-American Accolades: Villanova football’s Don Cherry was named to the STATS FCS All-America Second Team this week. The senior linebacker has received All-American honors for the second… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Episode 7

It was a very busy Thanksgiving weekend for Villanova Athletics. Volleyball headed over to Omaha for the Big East Tournament and came out of the weekend with some very exciting news. Men’s Basketball continues to roll, picking up the NIT Season Tip-off title. Women’s Basketball also took home a trophy, winning the Lehigh Christmas City… Read More ›

Week In Review: Post-Thanksgiving Recovery (Week of 11/23)

While campus was emptied as students flocked home to celebrate Thanksgiving, the three Villanova teams in action this past week had to celebrate it on the road while they participate in some big tournaments. Roller Coaster Ride: The volleyball team had the biggest tournament of them all. The Wildcats were the 2-seed in this year’s… Read More ›

An Early X-Mas Gift: Villanova Wins Lehigh Christmas City Classic

The women’s basketball team celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas all in one jam-packed weekend. The Wildcats won the Lehigh Christmas City Classic earlier today, beating host Lehigh in the finals. Villanova won rather comfortably, beating Lehigh 65-44. The Wildcats used a strong all-around effort on offense and defense in order to take down the Mountain Hawks… Read More ›

Women’s Basketball Beats Drexel in Lehigh Christmas City Classic

Villanova celebrated Christmas a little bit early. The Wildcats spent their Thanksgiving weekend in Bethlehem, Pa. for the Lehigh Christmas City Classic. They beat Drexel 67-55 in the opening round to notch their third straight win of the season. Caroline Coyer continues her strong all-around play, leading the way with 22 points, eight rebounds, and… 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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