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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 ›

Top 10 Moments of Villanova Athletics in 2016

With 2016 coming to a close, we’ll take this time to look back and celebrate the top moments of the year in Villanova Athletics. While Wildcat alumni Kyle Lowry and Matt Szczur each received championship fanfare, they are not included within this list. Lowry, who was a point guard for Team USA basketball, won a gold medal at… Read More ›

Takeaways and Notes from Big East Media Day

On Tuesday, the stage was set at Madison Square Garden for Big East Media Day, the unofficial start to the 2016-17 season and a signal that college hoops is just around the corner. After enjoying a 35-5 season that was topped off with a national championship, the Villanova Wildcats were the stars of the scene… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Big East Media Day & More!

State of the Nova Nation is back! This time as an audio podcast! It’s currently in the process of being approved for being on the iTunes Store, but in the mean time here is a link to the first episode of the relaunch: http://vubenchmob.podomatic.com/entry/2016-10-12T04_26_39-07_00 So listen online or download the podcast! You can even hit… Read More ›

Week In Review: 2015 Out, 2016 In (Week of 12/28)

It was another week of men’s and women’s basketball. So far, 2016 has been kind to both teams. Pre-New Year’s: Men’s basketball improved to 3-0 in Big 5 play in a win against Penn to start off the week. The Wildcats used a 30-3 run that stretched over the first 14 minutes of the game… Read More ›

Wildcats Earn First Big East Win at Butler

The women’s basketball team notched its first win in conference play on Tuesday night thanks to a big run to open up the fourth quarter. The Wildcats went on a scoring spree to distance themselves from the Bulldogs en route to a 57-45 win. It was the one time that a team was able to… Read More ›

Week In Review: Road Trippin’ (Week of 11/30)

Every single Villanova team left campus this past weekend to hit the road. Can’t blame them for it though, especially with finals just around the corner. Here are the top stories from this past week: Holy War: Villanova played its first Big Five opponent of the season, heading over to Hagan Arena to play St… 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 ›

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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