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State of the Nova Nation: A Hawk Dies, Basketball is No. 1, Talley’s Legacy, & More!

The hawk dies once again, men’s basketball is back at No. 1 in the AP and Coaches’ Polls, Josh Hart does something extraordinary, and a look at Phil Booth’s knee. The Wildcats’ football season came to an end against South Dakota State. What’s Andy Talley’s legacy? There are also updates on women’s basketball, swimming, track & field, and Daniel Ochefu.

Villanova Crusades to Victory Behind Hart Triple-Double in ‘Holy War’

The Pavilion was abuzz at the start of today’s game vs. St. Joseph’s, with the two Big Five schools playing their annual Holy War matchup. While Villanova is the No. 2 ranked team in the country, St. Joe’s is rebuilding in the wake of losing their top three scorers from last season. That loss was… Read More ›

Game Preview: St. Joseph’s Hawks

Rivalry renewed! The Wildcats have won each of the last four meetings against the Hawks. Will St. Joe’s be able to put an end to the streak? Here’s what you need to know.

Watch For It Wednesday: Snowpocalypse, the Sequel

Weather people are predicting a big snowstorm that will hit Villanova this weekend. There have been rumors of it affecting Saturday’s big men’s basketball game between Providence-Villanova. Regardless of what happens, whether it be campus shuts down again or if the predictions are flat out wrong, here are the things to watch for this week…. Read More ›

A Fan’s Reaction to the Holy War

The Hawk is dead, and Villanova killed it. For the fourth year in a row, Villanova has won the Holy War in resounding fashion. It wasn’t always pretty, but this was the first true road game of the season after all. Yet the Wildcats were unfazed, defeating their jealous rivals for the tenth time in… Read More ›

Rivalry Renewed! Wildcats Take Down Hawks, Win 86-72

Villanova opened up Big Five play this season with a road game against rival St. Joseph’s University. The Wildcats beat the Hawks 86-72 in front of a packed Hagan Arena. It is Villanova’s fourth straight win over St. Joe’s in the Holy War. At first it seemed like the Wildcats were going to run away with… Read More ›

Game Preview: Saint Joseph’s Hawks

#8 Villanova Wildcats (6-0) vs. Saint Joseph’s Hawks (4-1) When: Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at 7 p.m. Where: Hagan Arena, Philadelphia, PA Coverage: CBS Sports Network Saint Joseph’s Previous Season Record: 13-18 Key Players for St. Joe’s: #43 DeAndre Bembry (6-6, 210) Jr., G/F; #15 Isaiah Miles (6-7, 227) Sr., F; #2 Aaron Brown (6-5,… 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.

Women’s Basketball Victorious in Tough Win over St. Joe’s

The Women’s basketball team muscled their way to a victory at home against St. Joe’s, winning  55-49.  The ‘Cats improve to 2-0 at home (2-1 overall). The game started out slow for the Wildcats, with the Hawks clinging onto a narrow 12-11 lead at the end of the first. Caroline Coyer carried the offense for the first… Read More ›

Watch For It Wednesday: Forward Push

Busy week ahead for Villanova before the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Football, men’s and women’s basketball, cross country nationals, and volleyball on deck.

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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