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Tag: Purdue Boilermakers

Weekly Wildcat Walkthrough: Championship Form

Villanova opened its 2016-17 campaign doing everything a championship basketball team is expected to do. It dominated an inferior opponent in the opener, leaving no room for critics to challenge them about the upcoming season. Then, in one of the toughest road environments in which this team has played in recent years, the Wildcats stood… Read More ›

Wildcats Hang On to Beat Boilermakers in Top 25 Showdown, 79-76

In a back-and-forth game between two highly ranked teams, No. 3 Villanova survived its first true road test of the season by beating No. 15 Purdue, 79-76, in the first of eight other Gavitt Games. Jalen Brunson, who finished with 10¬†points, was able to hit four straight free throws at the end of the game… Read More ›

Game Preview: #15 Purdue Boilermakers

No offense to Lafayette, but this is the true season opener right here.

Five Games to Watch in 2016-17: Wildcats’ Basketball

With Villanova’s 2016-17 schedule released on early Tuesday afternoon, here are five games to keep note of: Purdue Boilermakers Where: Mackey Arena (West Lafayette, Ind.) When: November 14, 2016, at 7 p.m. Coverage: Big Ten Network (BTN) Purdue will certainly miss its 7-foot center¬†A.J. Hammons, who’s now on the Dallas Mavericks after enjoying an illustrious… 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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