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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 ›

Former ‘Nova Running Back Kevin Monangai signs with Eagles’ Practice Squad

The Eagles’ season may be mathematically over, but head coach Chip Kelly and the Eagles are still making moves. On Tuesday, it was announced that former Villanova running back, Kevin Monangai has signed with the Eagles practice squad. The signing shouldn’t come as a surprise as the former Villanovan was an underrated signee for Philadelphia during the 2015 preseason. The… Read More ›

Survival of the Fittest: Kats Take Down Cats

The postseason is like no other. The best teams come together until one is left standing. Along the way, they take their fair share of beatings and bruisings. The best will emerge from the rest. For Villanova and Sam Houston State, their quarterbacks were at risk entering today’s game. On Thursday, Sam Houston State discovered that their… Read More ›

Fourth Quarter Rally Extinguishes Liberty Flames

The Liberty Flames’ confidence burned brightly going into Saturday’s game. It was eternal, and wasn’t going to be extinguished by the rough weather conditions and downpour that plagued most of the day. Besides, they had overcome greater things in the past that go beyond rainfall. They upset top-5 ranked Coastal Carolina, then they came back to… Read More ›

Week In Review: The Post-Tryptophan Edition (Week of 11/24)

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend. As the tryptophan from the Thanksgiving turkey flushes itself out of our systems, we unfortunately have to gear up for the work week ahead. Before we do that, let’s take a look back at the week that was. Legends Classic Champions: It wasn’t easy, the Barclays Center… Read More ›

All-CAA Teams Announced Today: Ten Wildcats Receive Honors

The All-Conference first team, second team, and third team were announced today, along with other individual honors and awards. Ten Wildcats garnered All-CAA honors for their play this season. John Robertson was named first team All-CAA for his stellar play this season. The redshirt junior quarterback completed 67% of his passes for 2,629 yards. He boasted… Read More ›

More Last Minute Heroics in This Year’s “Battle of the Blue”

Last year, Villanova put on an amazing display of perseverance in front of their home crowd. They came from behind in the fourth quarter with a 23 point swing that came down to the final second in the fourth quarter. Villanova kicker Mark Hamilton spoiled any chances of Delaware securing a playoff spot, as he made… Read More ›

Villanova Goes Undefeated at Home for Regular Season, Beats Albany 48-31

The Wildcats came out for one last performance in front of the home crowd for the regular season. With the final home game of the season, comes Senior Night. Villanova honored a total of 25 seniors before the game in a nice pre-game ceremony under the lights. After the long-standing traditional ceremony was over, it… Read More ›

Now Or Never: A Call to Action

8-2, national title contenders – but who’s watching? The Villanova Wildcats’ football team has won eight of their last nine games and is ranked in the top ten of the FCS College Football polls. Despite having one of their better seasons in recent history, attendance has declined from last season. The 2013 Wildcats ended their… Read More ›

Wildcats Pounce on Tigers for a 42-14 Win

The Towson Tigers came to Villanova with the intent of spoiling the Wildcats’ playoff hopes. They were looking to embarrass them under the lights, in front of their home crowd, and on national television. However, it wasn’t going to happen, not tonight. Villanova was not going to let another letdown happen. They would bounce back with a… 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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