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Tag: NEC

Wildcats Survive First Half Scare From Mount St. Mary’s

BUFFALO–After a shaky start, top-seeded Villanova dominated the second half in route to a 76-56 victory over 16th-seeded Mount St. Mary’s in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament. Redshirt freshman Donte DiVincenzo led the Wildcats with 21 points and a career-high 13 rebounds to record his first career double-double. Sophomore guard Jalen Brunson praised… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Let the Madness Begin!

The NCAA Tournament is finally here. We preview Villanova’s opening round matchup against Mount St. Mary’s, and both hypothetical opponents (Wisconsin/Virginia Tech) for the weekend’s Round of 32 game. Also, the women’s team is taking on Princeton to begin the WNIT.

NCAA Tournament Preview: #16 Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers

Villanova officially begins its national title defense on Thursday night, facing off against NEC champion and First Four winner Mount St. Mary’s. Here’s what you need to know about the Mountaineers.

Wildcats Tip Off Season With Strong Victory Over Fairleigh Dickinson

The No. 11 ranked Villanova Wildcats started off their 2015-16 season with a solid 91-54 victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday night at the Pavilion. Senior center Daniel Ochefu led the way for the Wildcats with a double-double, posting 16 points and 10 rebounds in the contest. Going up against a much smaller FDU frontcourt,… Read More ›

Game Preview: Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers

Villanova Wildcats vs. Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers Preview When: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 7 p.m. Where: The Pavilion Opponent’s Record: 0-1 (Lost to West Virginia) Mount St. Mary’s Previous Season Record: 18-14, Lost to LIU Brooklyn in NEC Championship Finals Key Players for Mount St. Mary’s: #22 Rashad Whack (6-3, 195) Sr., G; , #3… 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.


May 2020