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VILLANOVA, PA - JANUARY 14: Darrun Hilliard II #4 of the Villanova Wildcats lays up a shot against J.P. Macura #55 of the Xavier Musketeers at The Pavilion on January 14, 2015 in Villanova, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

No. 5 Villanova Beats Xavier For 3rd Straight Big East Win

Ryan Arcidiacono had 18 points and six assists, Dylan Ennis finished with 17 points and six rebounds, and No. 5 Villanova made a season-high 15 3-pointers to beat Xavier 88-75 on Wednesday night.

01/15/2015

Villanova Head Coach Jay Wright. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Now #5 In Nation, Villanova Readies For Xavier

The Villanova Wildcats will play their first game since jumping up to #5 in the polls when they welcome Xavier to the Pavilion for a Big East tussle on Wednesday night.

01/13/2015

VILLANOVA, PA - JANUARY 10: Ryan Arcidiacono #15 of the Villanova Wildcats goes for the ball in the first half of the game against the DePaul Blue Demons on January 10, 2015 at the the Pavilion in Villanova, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

#8 Villanova Cruises To Easy Win Over DePaul, 81-64

#8 Villanova advanced to 15-1 on the season following their win over DePaul.

01/10/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 14: Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats makes a shot and is fouled by Quenton DeCosey #25 of the Temple Owls on December 14, 2014 at the Pavilion in Villanova, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Villanova Stomps Temple 85-62 To Remain Unbeaten

#7 Villanova made easy work of the Temple Owls on at home on Sunday.

12/14/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 6: Dylan Ennis #31, Darrun Hilliard #4 and Ryan Arcidiacono #15 of the Villanova Wildcats react after Ennis threw the ball off of a Saint Joseph's Hawks player to gain possession of the ball on December 6, 2014 at the Pavilion in Villanova, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Villanova Cruises To 74-46 Win Over St. Joe’s

Villanova crushed St. Joe’s in a Big 5 match up on Saturday.

12/06/2014

James Bell (credit: Ed Benkin)

Third-Ranked Wildcats Preparing For Big East Tourney

Villanova is the top seed in the Big East Tournament and the third ranked team in the country, but it’s business as usual on the Main Line.

03/10/2014

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No. 6 Villanova Takes Big East, 77-70 Over Xavier

Darrun Hilliard scored 19 points and No. 6 Villanova clinched the outright Big East championship for the first time in 32 years by holding off undermanned Xavier 77-70 on Thursday night.

03/06/2014

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Arcidiacono Gives Villanova 2-OT Win Over Providence, 82-79

Ryan Arcidiacono had a three-point play with 3.6 seconds left in the second overtime to lift No. 9 Villanova to an 82-79 win over Providence on Tuesday night.

02/18/2014

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Hilliard Leads No. 6 Villanova Past DePaul 87-62

Darrun Hilliard scored 22 points, JayVaughn Pinkston had 14 points and 11 rebounds and No. 6 Villanova beat DePaul 87-62 on Wednesday night for its sixth straight win.

02/12/2014

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Wright Earns 400th Win, Villanova Tops Seton Hall

Villanova coach Jay Wright reached 400 career victories. He has won 278 games at Villanova (278-146; 2001-present) after going 122-85 at Hofstra (1994-2001). Wright has led his teams to 10 NCAA tournaments and took the Wildcats to the 2009 Final Four.

02/07/2014

Kris Jenkins #2 and Dylan Ennis #31 of the Villanova Wildcats celebrate against the Xavier Musketeers at The Pavilion on February 3, 2014 in Villanova, Pennsylvania. Villanova won 81-58. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Bell Leads No. 6 Villanova Past Xavier, 81-58

James Bell hit six 3-pointers and scored 27 points and Darrun Hilliard had 17 to lead No. 6 Villanova to an 81-58 win over Xavier on Monday night.

02/03/2014

Guard Ryan Arcidiacono. (credit: Ed Benkin/KYW)

Villanova Getting Set For Big 5 Battle With Temple

It’s easy to throw out the records whenever two city teams meet in a Big 5 battle. Villanova has made it clear that Saturday’s showdown with Temple is no exception.

01/31/2014

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Villanova Shoots Downs Mount St. Mary’s 90-59

Knowing that Mount St. Mary’s is a team that likes to press and take away the 3-point shot, Villanova head coach Jay Wright hoped his offense would be able to score inside.

11/13/2013

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Villanova Tames The Terriers 68-43

Villanova head coach Jay Wright faced his longtime assistant, Joe Jones, now the head coach at Boston University, and showed him that the teacher still knew a thing or two.

12/14/2011

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