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Tag: Oklahoma Sooners

One Week Later: Thoughts on the National Champions

Villanova is the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Champion. A week has passed since Kris Jenkins made the shot heard around the world. Even with a week and a day to think about the game, it is near impossible to put into words what this means to me and Villanova. First of all, as a… Read More ›

Villanova Routs Oklahoma in Final Four Behind Historic Night

Villanova resembled its legendary 1985 counterpart as they went on to avenge a loss earlier in December to Oklahoma, annihilating their expert favored opponent 95-51. Coach Jay Wright’s scorched earth policy continues to be an offensive sensation, as they have reached at least 80 points in four of their five games in what has seemingly been a cake… Read More ›

State of the Nova Nation: Episode 8

In our season finale of State of the Nova Nation, freshman swimmer Darby Goodwin chats with us about her experiences at Villanova so far. She’s coming off of record-setting performances in the 100m and 200m backstroke from this past weekend at the Big A.I. Open. We take an in-depth look at the Villanova-Oklahoma basketball game, and… Read More ›

An Honest Reaction to the Oklahoma Game in Pearl Harbor

Yesterday, December 7th, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. The attack yesterday on the Hawaiian islands has caused severe damage to American naval and military forces. I regret to tell you… Read More ›

A Game Of Infamy: Villanova Loses Big to Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor

31.7-percent. 12.5-percent. These are the shooting numbers that did the Wildcats in as they lost to #7 Oklahoma Sooners 78-55 on Monday night. After coming off a seven game win streak, Villanova traveled to Hawaii to take on the Sooners in a game that was played in honor of the 74th anniversary of the attacks… Read More ›

Game Preview: #6 Oklahoma Sooners

Are you ready for Buddy Time?

Watch For It Wednesday: Letters and Numbers

As Villanova University heads down the homestretch and starts gearing up for the end-of-semester finals, let’s review some of the important letters of the alphabet and numbers you need to know for this upcoming week of Villanova Athletics. We’ve got the NCAAs, the number six, and plenty more on deck. NCAAs: The women’s volleyball team… Read More ›

Reviewing the NIT Tipoff and Looking Ahead to December

Villanova once again leaves Brooklyn champions. With wins over Stanford and Georgia Tech in the NIT Season Tipoff at the Barclays Center, Villanova has now won the last three November tournaments it has played in. New York City has been especially friendly to the Wildcats, as they have won their last nine games there. Their last loss came in the Big East tournament two years ago against Seton Hall.

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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