Villanova’s run in the NCAA Tournament may have ended before many around Nova Nation would have liked, but the future of the program remains bright. Next season should see Villanova every bit of a threat in the Big East and the Wildcats could be a dangerous team once again depending on the match-ups. One player that should be expected to lead the team next season will be Ryan Arcidiacono, who is set to return for his senior season.
Ryan Arcidiacono and Darrun Hilliard were both named to the All-Big East first team.
Sterling Gibbs was ejected for a hit on Villanova’s Ryan Arcidiacono and apologized after the game.
Villanova became the highest seed to be knocked out of the tournament so far Saturday night.
In Olympic hockey, it was all about defense as Team Canada won all 6 games with an amazing commitment to defense and discipline.
It was the second straight win for Villanova since its second loss of the season to No. 11 Creighton.
Ryan Arcidiacono coolly guided No. 4 Villanova to a 94-85 overtime victory over Marquette on Saturday.
The Wildcats made a whopping 19 of 26 shots in the second half as they continue to steamroll through the revamped conference.
JayVaughn Pinkston had 15 points and 10 rebounds No. 8 Villanova overcame some early shooting woes to beat St. John’s 74-67 on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
No. 2 Syracuse rallied past No. 8 Villanova 78-62 Saturday in a battle of unbeatens.
Villanova never trailed on the way to beating Southern California 93-79 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
James Bell scored 20 points and Villanova rode a staunch defensive effort to rout turnover-prone Towson 78-44 on Sunday.
North Carolina unleashed a flurry of 3-pointers to subdue gritty Villanova 78-71 in the NCAA tournament Friday night.
North Carolina’s 3-point shooting could cause a problem for Villanova when they face the Tar Heels on Friday because perimeter defense has been a season-long bugaboo for the Wildcats.
With the Wildcats on the brink of putting themselves in position to secure at least an at-large bid, one major obstacle looms: No. 5. Georgetown.