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Tag: NC State Wolfpack

#speedbump: The Aftermath

I am not going to play the blame game in regards to what happened last night. I am not going to talk about what Villanova should have done to win. There is another issue at hand that goes beyond the basketball court. Jay Wright preaches about having a great attitude. It’s one of the key attributes… Read More ›

Villanova Falls to N.C. State, Lose 71-68

It looked like this would be the year. Villanova was primed for big things, it just needed to beat the N.C. State Wolfpack. A win would grant the Wildcats their first Sweet 16 since the 2008-2009 season, when they went to the Final Four. Villanova was not off to a great start. Despite holding a… Read More ›

NCAA Tournament Preview: #8 NC State Wolfpack

#1 Villanova Wildcats (33-2) vs. #8 N.C. State Wolfpack (21-13) When: Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 7:10 p.m. Where: CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA Coverage: TBS How They Got In: At-Large Bid, Went 10-8 in the ACC Key Players for N.C. State: #1 Trevor Lacey (6-3, 210) Jr., G; #22 Ralston Turner (6-5, 205) Sr., G; #12 Anthony Barber… Read More ›

Week in Review: It’s a Numbers Game (Week of 1/5)

A solid week all-around for Villanova Athletics. History, streaks, numbers, and winning.

Watch For It Wednesday: School’s (Almost) In Session

Christmas break is slowly coming to a close. As students enjoy the last few days before having to return to the pressures of exams, papers, and deadlines, here are some of the things they can look forward to making that transition a little better…

Week in Review: New Year’s (Week of 12/29)

This past week we said farewell to 2014 and hello to 2015. During the transition, the men’s and women’s basketball teams kept working. Classrooms may remain closed, but the Pavilion doors stayed open. No Holiday Hangover: The women’s team has been enjoying their Christmas Break so far. They have won three straight and four of their… Read More ›

Watch For It Wednesday: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through our house, Not a single ball was dribbling, not even in Laos. The banners were hung in the rafters with care, With hopes that in a few months another will be there. The players were nestled snug in their beds, While visions of victory filled each of… 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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