Local Rising Stars: Villanova's Ryan ArcidiaconoVillanova’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.
Fans' Spirits Busted As Nova Exits NCAA Tournament EarlyNaturally, students at an on-campus watch party were filled with shock and disbelief.
March Madness In Full Swing As Villanova Defeats LafayetteMarch Madness has hit Nova Nation.
Lafayette's O'Hanlon Readies For His Alma Mater Fran O'Hanlon has been the head coach of the Lafayette Leopards up in Easton for twenty seasons, but his roots are right here in Philadelphia.
Villanova Wildcats Head For Pittsburgh, and Another NCAA Tournament It was a moment that coach Jay Wright hoped his boys would savor.
Villanova's Josh Hart Gives No. 1 Seed Confidence Off BenchA sixth man had never won the Dave Gavitt Most Outstanding Player Award, awarded to the tournament MVP, before Villanova's Josh Hart did following Villanova’s Big East championship victory over Xavier, essentially clinching a number one seed in the NCAA tournament.
Main Line Smiles To North Philly Frowns As Nova, Temple Fans Learn Their Team's FatesVillanova will head into the NCAA Tournament as a #1 seed, and their fans couldn't be happier. Meantime, it was close but no cigar for Temple, news students on campus didn't take well.
Selection Sunday: Villanova Earns #1 Seed In NCAA TournamentVillanova earned a #1 seed and will face Lafayette to open up the NCAA Tournament.
Arcidiacono Saves No. 4 Villanova In 76-72 Victory Over CreightonRyan 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.
Villanova's Darrun Hilliard Emerges As Big East Player Of The Year FavoriteA glance at the Big East stats may not show it, but Villanova guard Darrun Hilliard is having just about as good a season as any player in the conference. And he is coming up big at the best possible time. If this were NBA Jam, the play-by-play announcer might say Hilliard is heating up.
No. 6 Villanova Routs No. 25 Providence 89-61Darrun 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.
Arcidiacono, Ocehfu Lead No. 6 Villanova Past ProvidenceRyan Arcidiacono scored 20 points, Daniel Ocehfu had 19, and No. 6 Villanova held off upset-minded Providence 74-68 on Wednesday night.