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Déjà Vu: Villanova Downs Syracuse in OT at Wells Fargo Center

Winston Churchill once said, “Never, ever, ever, ever, give up.” Today’s game featured two rivals whose history runs deeper than the freshly constructed barriers formed by their new conferences. While some of the faces and names have changed at Villanova and Syracuse, the intensity remained the same. It also had some similarities to the last time… Read More ›

Game Preview: Syracuse Orange

Christmas is coming a few days early and with that comes a chance to avenge last year’s loss. Here’s what you need to know for tomorrow’s rivalry game.

Watch For It Wednesday: School’s Out, Basketball’s In

As students start to make their way back home with finals coming to a close, the basketball team will continue to grind it out on the court. There’s no rest for the weary. Rivalry Renewed: The second part of the trilogy is set to take place this Saturday, December 20, at 1 p.m. Last season, Syracuse… Read More ›

CAA Football Week 1 Round Up and Results

Here’s a rundown of the results from this weekend. Villanova fell in double overtime to Syracuse 26-27. Recap can be found here. Here’s how everyone else in the CAA did: 

Villanova Falls Short in Great Fight Against Syracuse

From the opening kickoff, Villanova made it apparent that they weren’t underdogs. Offensively and defensively, they proved that they were able to hang with the FBS team from the ACC. In the first drive, Villanova’s offense showed glimpses of success. Slowly but surely, they were able to methodically move the ball down the field before ultimately having… Read More ›

Week 1 Preview: Syracuse Orange

Villanova Wildcats vs. Syracuse Orange When: Friday, August 29, 2014, 7:30 p.m. Where: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY Coverage: ESPN3 Syracuse’s Previous Season Record: 7-6 (4-4 in ACC), Defeated Minnesota in Texas Bowl Key Players for Syracuse: #10 Terrel Hunt (6-3, 234) Sr., QB; #60 Sean Hickey (6-6, 306) Sr., OL; #3 Durell Eskridge (6-4, 205) Jr., S; #38 Cameron Lynch… Read More ›

We’re Baaaaack! Nova Football and Other Things

Today marked the first day of classes for Villanova University. Campus was alive again as thousands of students shuffling around under the clear blue sunny skies. With the first day of classes, comes the season openers for Villanova Sports. We’ll have a game preview of the Villanova-Syracuse football game later this week. In the mean time… Read More ›

Villanova Suffers First Loss of the Season to an Old Rival

It was the game the college basketball world was waiting for this weekend. It was supposed to be the undercard, the opening act for the Louisville-Kentucky game that would follow it. Instead, it became the main attraction. Syracuse announced that at least 30,000 tickets were sold at the Carrier Dome. It was a game all… Read More ›

Game Preview: #2 Syracuse Orange

#8 Villanova Wildcats (11-0) vs. #2 Syracuse Orange (11-0) When: Saturday, December 28, 2 p.m. Where: Carrier Dome, Syracuse, NY Coverage: CBS Syracuse’s Previous Season Record: 30-10, Lost to Michigan in Final Four of NCAA Tournament Key Players for Syracuse: #5 C.J. Fair (6-8, 215) Sr., F; #3 Jerami Grant (6-8, 210) So., F; #10… 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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