Lowry’s Name Etched in Villanova History as Wildcats Retire his Jersey

VILLANOVA-- There was a point in the summer before his freshman year that Kyle Lowry was nearly kicked off the Villanova Men's Basketball team by head coach Jay Wright. Missing classes, not listening in practice, you get the gist. "Safe to say, putting it lightly, yes." Lowry said in regards to him and Wright not getting along his … Continue reading Lowry’s Name Etched in Villanova History as Wildcats Retire his Jersey

Bey and Moore Lift Villanova to Victory Over St. John’s

VILLANOVA-- There have been a ton of great Villanova guards to come through the program, but nobody is more different from the rest than Kyle Lowry, who had his jersey retired on Wednesday night. Lowry is gritty, he's not a "smooth" or "flashy" player. He's rugged, jagged, and that's not a dig at Lowry, that's what … Continue reading Bey and Moore Lift Villanova to Victory Over St. John’s

Second Half Explosion Propels Nova to Victory, ‘Cats Capture Another Big 5 Title

PHILADELPHIA-- Aside from Penn winning the Big 5 title outright last season, it has mostly been Villanova taking home the illustrious crown as well as city bragging rights. Normalcy has been restored as Villanova took down Temple in an unusual February non-conference game by a final score of 76-56 at the Liacouras Center on Sunday … Continue reading Second Half Explosion Propels Nova to Victory, ‘Cats Capture Another Big 5 Title

#12 Seton Hall Notches Historic Win over #10 Villanova in Heavyweight Battle

PHILADELPHIA-- 26 years. It's been 26 years since the last time Seton Hall beat Villanova on the Wildcats' home floor. Bill Clinton was President, Blue Chips just hit theaters, The Power of Love by Celine Dion was the #1 song on the Billboard charts and Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton was the #1 album on the Billboard charts. A lot … Continue reading #12 Seton Hall Notches Historic Win over #10 Villanova in Heavyweight Battle

#8 Villanova Falls in Upset to Creighton

PHILADELPHIA-- The 2019-20 College Basketball season has been wacky to say the least. So it comes as no shock that #8 Villanova lost to unranked Creighton by a final score of 76-61 at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday. "I think Creighton deserves a lot of credit," Villanova head coach Jay Wright said. "They just came … Continue reading #8 Villanova Falls in Upset to Creighton

Owls Offensive Anomaly Not Enough as Temple Falls to Cincinnati

PHILADELPHIA-- Since Aaron Mckie's promotion as head basketball coach at Temple, the Owls have been one of the best defensive teams in their conference and one of the poorest offensively. Temple is ranked third out of the 12 teams in scoring defense in the American, with an average of 63.4 ppg, while offensively, they rank 11th out of … Continue reading Owls Offensive Anomaly Not Enough as Temple Falls to Cincinnati

Villanova Takes Down Butler in Top-15 Showdown

VILLANOVA-- Whenever there is a ranked contest in the Big East played on the campus of Villanova University or at the team's second home the Wells Fargo Center, more seldom than not you see the Wildcats taking the loss. Tuesday's top-15 matchup between #9 Villanova and #13 Butler was no different as the Wildcats defeated … Continue reading Villanova Takes Down Butler in Top-15 Showdown

Villanova Eliminated from NCAA Tournament at the Hands of Purdue/A Look Into Next Season

HARTFORD, CT -- It's been a while since Villanova has been on the losing end of a beatdown. Usually it's the Wildcats delivering it to their opposition, but that was not the case on Saturday night. "You could be on either side of it," Villanova head coach Jay Wright said "And it's one of the … Continue reading Villanova Eliminated from NCAA Tournament at the Hands of Purdue/A Look Into Next Season

Wildcats Comeback to Force Overtime, Down Xavier in Big East Semis

NEW YORK-- The phrase "Cats have nine lives" is obviously said in a jovial tone. But for the Villanova Wildcats basketball team, these particular "cats" legitimately might have nine lives. After not holding a lead in the second half, let alone a lead since the 9:44 mark of the first half, the Wildcats came roaring … Continue reading Wildcats Comeback to Force Overtime, Down Xavier in Big East Semis

Villanova Outlasts Providence, Advance to Fifth Straight Big East Semis

NEW YORK-- If it wasn't already, Villanova and Providence has turned into rivalry at the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Meeting for the fourth time in the six years since the Big East re-aligned to 10 teams back in the 2013-14 season, the two teams always seem to come down to the wire … Continue reading Villanova Outlasts Providence, Advance to Fifth Straight Big East Semis