The students' perspective on Villanova Sports.

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Villanova Overcomes Slow Start to Roll Past Butler

It was the closing game of the Pavilion, and the last hurrah for seniors at their true home arena. However, both teams had a hard time getting things started in the first half. The first ten minutes weren’t the prettiest for a college basketball game. In fact, after ten minutes, both teams combined for only… Read More ›

Villanova Dominates Rider, 88-67

Rider came into the Pavilion and drew first blood, making the first shot within opening seconds of the game. Villanova was just wrapping up finals week and the end of the semester. With a game against #2 Syracuse on deck, there were some worries that the Wildcats would be distracted and slip up. It turned… Read More ›

Report Card: Part Two

Well here’s part two of the report card. In case you missed part one it’s right here, part two is focusing in on the rest of the team.

Cats’ Lockdown Defense Contains Towson

The question coming into the game was how well would Towson match up against Villanova, especially star Jerrelle Benimon, who has done everything for Towson in their first three games except drive the bus and coach the team. It turned out that there was nothing to worry about. Villanova would cruise to a 78-44 win…. Read More ›

Villanova Shuts Down Mount St. Mary’s, 90-59

It has only been five days since the last game, and in those five days a lot has changed for the Villanova Wildcats. There was a new team on the floor tonight. Everything meshed together for the Wildcats, the sloppy play during the Lafayette game was left behind when the final buzzer sounded. Villanova won… 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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