Villanova Basketball

10-year-old Jack Reidenbach greets Villanova's men's basketball team as they return home from Pittsburgh. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Villanova Returns Home After Crushing Defeat In NCAA Tournament

Despite his team’s early exit from the NCAA Tournament, head coach Jay Wright is proud of their 33 wins and Big East Tournament title.

03/22/2015

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 3: Will Artino #31 of the Creighton Bluejays and Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats fight for a rebound during their game at CenturyLink Center March 3, 2015 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Arcidiacono Saves No. 4 Villanova In 76-72 Victory Over Creighton

Ryan Arcidiacono converted a three-point play to give No. 4 Villanova the lead in the last minute and came up with the game’s final rebound, allowing the Wildcats to turn back Creighton’s upset bid and win its 11th straight game, 76-72 on Tuesday night.

03/04/2015

VILLANOVA, PA - FEBRUARY 24: LaDontae Henton #23 of the Providence Friars and Darrun Hilliard #4 of the Villanova Wildcats chase down a loose ball at The Pavilion on February 24, 2015 in Villanova, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

No. 6 Villanova Routs No. 25 Providence 89-61

Darrun Hilliard scored 19 of his game-high 24 points in the second half, JayVaughn Pinkston had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Villanova clinched at least a share of its second straight Big East regular-season title with an 89-61 rout of No. 25 Providence on Tuesday night.

02/24/2015

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

Arcidiacono, Ocehfu Lead No. 6 Villanova Past Providence

Ryan Arcidiacono scored 20 points, Daniel Ocehfu had 19, and No. 6 Villanova held off upset-minded Providence 74-68 on Wednesday night.

02/11/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 04:  Duane Wilson #1 of the Marquette Golden Eagles makes an outlet pass to teammate Juan Anderson #10, while Darrun Hilliard #4 and JayVaughn Pinkston #22 of the Villanova Wildcats defend at the Wells Fargo Center on February 4, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Villanova won 70-52.  (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

No. 7 Villanova Defeats Marquette, 70-52

Ryan Arcidiacono scored 18 points and Darrun Hilliard had 12 to lead No. 7 Villanova to a 70-52 win over Marquette on Wednesday night.

02/04/2015

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

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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

Jay Wright (Credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

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

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