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State of the Nova Nation: Double Four-Peat, Senior Night, Pavilion Renovations, and More!

A new episode of the State of the Nova Nation podcast is live! You can get it on iTunes, or here: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/vubenchmob/episodes/2017-02-28T05_15_13-08_00 Episode Description: While the men’s basketball team won its fourth straight Big East regular season title over the weekend, the women’s swim team took care of business in the water, four-peating as Big… Read More ›

Salute to Seniors: Wildcats Top No. 23 Creighton in Final Game at Pavilion Before Renovations

A surge emotions filled the Pavilion on Saturday afternoon, a basketball game was about to occur, but it wasn’t just any other game. The cozy on-campus arena had seen many clashes over the years but for the players, they were about to put on their jerseys for the last time there for a while. Not just because… Read More ›

Villanova Dominates Providence on Senior Night, Win 89-61

There’s nothing like good old fashioned home cooking. The Wildcats fried the Providence Friars, leaving them burnt to a crisp. Seniors Darrun Hilliard and JayVaughn Pinkston put together a wonderful final performance in front of the Pavilion’s home crowd. Both players were honored with a nice ceremony before the game to commemorate their four years as Wildcats. Hilliard and Pinkston carried… Read More ›

Game Preview: Providence Friars II

#6 Villanova Wildcats (25-2) vs. #25 Providence Friars (19-8) When: Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at 7 p.m. Where: The Pavilion Coverage: Fox Sports 1 Result of Previous Meeting: Villanova won 74-68 at Providence on February 11 Key Players for Providence: #23 LaDontae Henton (6-6, 215) Sr., F; #3 Kris Dunn (6-3, 205) So., G; #25 Tyler Harris (6-9, 223) Jr.,… Read More ›

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 ›

A Salute to Seniors

There are still a number of games left to be played, but tomorrow marks the end of the season for the Pavilion. As always, with the final game of the season at the Pavilion comes Senior Night. Three seniors will be commended and honored for what they have done for Villanova Basketball. Win or lose… Read More ›

Senior Night Preview: Butler Bulldogs II

#8 Villanova Wildcats (24-3) vs. Butler Bulldogs (12-15) When: Wednesday, February 26, 8 p.m. Where: The Pavilion Coverage: Fox Sports 1 Result of Previous Matchup: Villanova won 76-73 in overtime at Butler Key Players for Butler: #24 Kellen Dunham (6-6, 185) So., G; #23 Khyle Marshall (6-6, 216) Sr., F; #31 Kameron Woods (6-9, 200)… 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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