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State of the Nova Nation: Dan Regan Tribute, Men’s and Women’s Basketball Roundup

The University announced the passing of longtime professor and Faculty Athletics Representative Dan Regan. We discuss his impact and legacy at Villanova as a pioneer. The men’s and women’s basketball teams each played one more opponent on Wednesday night before starting Big East play, we recap those games. A shorter episode as the university gears up for Winter Break.

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Hart, Wildcats clip Eagles’ Wings in Non-Conference Blowout

Twas’ the game before Christmas, and all through Our House, not a creature was stirring, not even Phil Booth. However, the Wildcats fought through finals-induced lethargy and despite a strong showing by the American Eagles in the first half, Villanova easily dashed the Eagles’ Cinderella hopes in front of a rabid Pavilion crowd by a… Read More ›

Game Preview: American Eagles

The Wildcats have one more game before conference play. Here’s what you need to know about the American Eagles.

Villanova Begins Title Defense with 88-48 Win Over Lafayette

It seemed fitting that the season home opener for the reigning national champions fell at the end of what has been a stressful week of the year for the majority of the nation. Regardless, basketball season is the time where members of Nova Nation can come together as one and support a common ideal–Villanova basketball. In… Read More ›

Game Preview: Lafayette Leopards

The defending national champs officially begin the 2016-17 season on Friday.

‘Nova’s Defense: The Difference Maker in Win at Lafayette

Coming off a stellar performance on both sides of the ball, the No. 19 ranked Wildcats tried to build off their 40-21 win against Towson. On Saturday, it was the defense who came up big in Villanova’s 31-14 win against Lafayette, making a big opening statement on the very first play of the game. On the opening… Read More ›

Week 4 Preview: Lafayette Leopards

#19 Villanova Wildcats (2-1) vs. Lafayette Leopards (1-2) When: Saturday, September 24 , 2016, at 6:30 p.m. Where: Fisher Stadium, Easton, PA Coverage: None Towson’s Previous Season Record: 5-6 Key Players for Lafayette: #7 Drew Reed (6-1, 195) Sr., QB; #17 Matt Mrazek (6-4, 215) Jr., WR; #33 Brandon Bryant (5-11, 225) Jr., LB; #43 Michael Root (6-1, 230) Jr.,… Read More ›

Week 2 Preview: Lehigh Mountain Hawks

Both teams are looking to bounce back from losing last week. Here’s what you need to know.

An Early X-Mas Gift: Villanova Wins Lehigh Christmas City Classic

The women’s basketball team celebrated Thanksgiving and Christmas all in one jam-packed weekend. The Wildcats won the Lehigh Christmas City Classic earlier today, beating host Lehigh in the finals. Villanova won rather comfortably, beating Lehigh 65-44. The Wildcats used a strong all-around effort on offense and defense in order to take down the Mountain Hawks… Read More ›

Wildcats Earn Tough 14-7 Victory Over Rams

In a game that featured two teams known for their offensive prowess, a defensive showdown was definitely unexpected. Fans were treated to a nice surprise, as both defenses set the tone for a gritty, hard-nosed game. Villanova was off to a quick start. After forcing a Fordham three-and-out in the opening drive of the game,… 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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