Tag: Lafayette Leopards
Villanova opened its 2016-17 campaign doing everything a championship basketball team is expected to do. It dominated an inferior opponent in the opener, leaving no room for critics to challenge them about the upcoming season. Then, in one of the toughest road environments in which this team has played in recent years, the Wildcats stood… Read More ›
It seemed fitting that the season home opener for the reigning national champions fell at the end of what has been a stressful week of the year for the majority of the nation. Regardless, basketball season is the time where members of Nova Nation can come together as one and support a common ideal–Villanova basketball. In… Read More ›
The defending national champs officially begin the 2016-17 season on Friday.
Coming off a stellar performance on both sides of the ball, the No. 19 ranked Wildcats tried to build off their 40-21 win against Towson. On Saturday, it was the defense who came up big in Villanova’s 31-14 win against Lafayette, making a big opening statement on the very first play of the game. On the opening… Read More ›
#19 Villanova Wildcats (2-1) vs. Lafayette Leopards (1-2) When: Saturday, September 24 , 2016, at 6:30 p.m. Where: Fisher Stadium, Easton, PA Coverage: None Towson’s Previous Season Record: 5-6 Key Players for Lafayette: #7 Drew Reed (6-1, 195) Sr., QB; #17 Matt Mrazek (6-4, 215) Jr., WR; #33 Brandon Bryant (5-11, 225) Jr., LB; #43 Michael Root (6-1, 230) Jr.,… Read More ›
It’s finally here – March Madness, the NCAA Tournament, the Big Dance, you know the drill. There were a number of big upsets earlier in the day, but the Wildcats were going to avoid the trend. The Wildcats went wire-to-wire, holding the lead for all 40 minutes of the game. Dylan Ennis made the first basket… Read More ›
Thursday night can’t come soon enough!
“Selection Sunday is a great tradition at our school,” said Jay Wright. “It’s like Christmas.” He wasn’t kidding. Villanova hosted the Selection Sunday show, with doors opening to Connelly Center’s Villanova Room at 5:45. However, students and alumni lined up way before that. The line zig-zagged and curved in every direction possible. Students and fans… Read More ›
It’s not about how you start, it’s how you finish. For those who didn’t get to catch the game and just look at the score individually, they would not realize that for the majority of the game, it was a lot closer than the score suggests. Villanova had a first half performance that left many… Read More ›
Villanova Wildcats vs. Lafayette Leopards When: Friday, November 8, 2013 Where: The Pavilion Lafayette Previous Season Record: 19-15, Lost to Bucknell in Patriot League Championship Finals Key Players for Lafayette: #12 Seth Hinrichs (6-7, 218) Jr., G; , #20 Dan Trist (6-9, 246) Sr., F; #5 Joey Ptasinski (6-2, 174) Jr., G Scouting Report: The… Read More ›