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Tag: March Madness

Onto the Next One: Villanova Powers Their Way to Victory

It was the day that every Villanova fan across the nation was waiting for. The opening day of the NCAA Tournament and the beginning of March Madness. There were a number of upsets throughout the day as Wildcat fans anxiously waited for the 9:25 p.m. scheduled tip-off time. For the fans, the excitement was put… Read More ›

Time is Running Out for a Chance to Work with a Sports Legend, March Madness Style

Time is running out for the Bonobos “Pro-Am Bracket Challenge.” This isn’t your everyday bracket contest. The clothing store, Bonobos, is giving fans the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to team up with a sports legend to create their bracket and win prizes.

Weekly Polls & Bracketology: One Last Look

Earlier this afternoon, the AP and Coaches’ Polls for NCAA Men’s Basketball was released. This is the last poll until after the NCAA Tournament is over. Selection Sunday concluded conference championship week, as well as wrapping up the college basketball season. 68 teams will now be competing for one common goal, a National Championship trophy…. Read More ›

VIDEO: Crowd Reaction to Last Night’s Selection Sunday

From inside the Villanova Room of the university’s Connelly Center. I couldn’t upload the video from my phone directly to the blog, so I had to seek another way. Edit: Facebook video was laggy, uploaded it to YouTube.

Selection Sunday Results are in… Villanova is a 2-Seed

It was packed in the Villanova Room inside the Connelly Center. Many students lined up wanting to be there live, to celebrate with the basketball team as the field of 68 was being announced. Students lined up at the door and waited until they would open up to the public. It was in such a… Read More ›

Selection Sunday Tonight – Four Big East Teams Dancing?

Last night marked the conclusion of the Big East tournament. As other Division I conferences wrap up the smaller tournaments in order to gear up for the granddaddy of them all, it looks like four Big East teams will be going to the Big Dance. 

The Bonobos Bracket Challenge: Work With a Sports Legend & Win Big

It’s almost that time of the year again, March Madness. Selection Sunday will air tomorrow night and the lucky 68 teams from all over the nation will be announced. With Selection Sunday comes the annual bracket extravaganza. College basketball fans filling out brackets and predicting the outcome of the tournament. Some do it just for… Read More ›

Weekly Polls & Bracketology: Floating On

It’s Monday, meaning the weekly polls were released earlier this afternoon. We’re also closing in on the end of the season. With the last regular season game now less than month away, it’s time to take a look into the postseason as well. Villanova remains at #6 in both polls. The only other ranked Big… 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.


March 2020