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Villanova Secures Top Overall Seed for 2017 NCAA Tournament, Big East Well-Represented

Selection Sunday might as well be another holiday on Villanova’s campus. There were alumni from the 60’s, 80’s, even one who graduated in 1959 that got a personal shoutout from Villanova’s head coach Jay Wright. Villanovans, past and present, had lined up for over an hour and a half in order to get a coveted seat… Read More ›

The Complete 2017 Big East Tournament Preview and Primer

Villanova captured the regular season title for the fourth consecutive year. After falling just short of the Big East Tournament championship, it will try to make it back to the finals for the third season in a row. Wednesday marks the beginning of the Big East Tournament in New York. Over half of the Big East teams are currently slated to go dancing later in March, but a couple of those could use a few more wins to add to their resume and solidify a spot. Here’s an in-depth look at the Big East Tournament.

2017 Big East Conference Final Standings & Tournament Bracket

Saturday marked the end of the regular season. Now, the conference turns its eyes to the upcoming Big East Tournament. Villanova enters as the top-seed once again, after securing its fourth-straight Big East Regular Season title. Butler comes in right behind the ‘Cats at No. 2, and Providence rounds out the top three after finishing… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Meltdown in Milwaukee, Tanoh Kpassagnon Is Turning Heads, Selection Sunday Spoilers (?), and More!

We recap the stunning loss at Marquette and what that might mean for Sunday’s big game against Virginia. Villanova Football’s DE Tanoh Kpassagnon is starting to get some attention at Senior Bowl Practice, getting love from guys like ESPN’s Todd McShay or NFL Network’s Mike Mayock. Also, the selection committee is planning on doing something it has never done before. Lastly, we look ahead at the action in women’s basketball, women’s tennis, track, and swimming.

Marquette’s Second Half Rally Stuns No. 1 Villanova

Marquette only held the lead for 22 seconds on Tuesday night. It just happened to do so when it mattered most. What seemed like Villanova’s game for most of the game, Marquette staged a second half comeback. After an impressive win by the Wildcats earlier in the season over Marquette at the Wells Fargo Center,… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Is Phil Booth Redshirting?, Angel Delgado Talks ‘Nova, Women’s Basketball is on Fire, Weekend Rundown, and More!

Phil Booth missed his 17th straight game, is the junior guard redshirting for the season? If he does take a medical redshirt, how will that impact the team moving forward? Seton Hall forward Angel Delgado has some words for the Wildcats. Also, women’s basketball is on fire, extending their winning streak to five games after picking up a pair of wins this past weekend. We recap those games, Villanova-Providence at the Wells Fargo Center, and some other weekend action in track and swimming.

Strong Offensive Effort Aids Wildcats in Rebound Win over Marquette

Jay Wright’s Wildcats had some soul searching to do after their loss to Butler on Wednesday. After two narrow victories to begin conference play, their loss at Hinkle Fieldhouse was seen by some as the beginning of a brutal conference schedule. However, in a return to the Wells Fargo Center, Villanova quelled any doubts of… Read More ›

Game Preview: Marquette Golden Eagles

Villanova is looking to bounce back against Marquette in the first Wells Fargo Center game of the season.

State of the Nova Nation: Villanova Basketball Begins Big East Play

The men’s and women’s basketball teams will begin Big East play with a doubleheader at the Pavilion on Wednesday. We preview the women’s game vs. Marquette that will start off the day at 12 p.m. and then the men’s game vs. DePaul at 6:30 p.m. Get what you need to know for both games.

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 ›

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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