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Tag: Kansas Jayhawks

Not Done Yet: Wildcats Down Jayhawks 64-59 to Move Onto Final Four

Ryan Arcidiacono received the biggest birthday present of his life on Saturday night – a trip to the Final Four. On his 22nd birthday, Villanova beat top overall seed Kansas 64-59, securing an exclusive spot to play in Houston next weekend. ‚ÄúThis is just a total team effort and it was everything that I dreamed… Read More ›

NCAA Tournament Preview: #1 Kansas Jayhawks

Kansas may have entered the NCAA Tournament as the top overall team, but Villanova has looked like the best team so far with its one-sided wins. Can the Wildcats keep up the momentum?

Some Final Words on the 2014 NCAA Tournament in a Villanova Sense

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 ›

Deja Vu: Arcidiacono’s Big Time Shot Lifts Villanova to Victory

Nothing. Goose Egg. Zero. These words sum up Ryan Arcidiacono’s shooting percentage for about 39 minutes and 50 seconds. However, he did have one point, coming off of a free throw in thanks to Kansas coach Bill Self getting a technical foul in the first half of the game. Other than that, Arcidiacono had no… Read More ›

Battle 4 Atlantis Preview: #2 Kansas Jayhawks

Villanova Wildcats (5-0) vs. #2 Kansas Jayhawks (5-0) When: Friday, November 29, 2013, 9:30 p.m. Where: Paradise Island, Bahamas Coverage: NBC Sports Network Kansas Previous Season Record: 31-6, Won Big-12 Championship, Lost to Michigan in Elite Eight of NCAA Tournament Key Players for Kansas: #22 Andrew Wiggins (6-8, 200) Fr., F; #34 Perry Ellis (6-8,… 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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