Police in Lexington used tear gas to control rowdy fans and several couch fires were lit in the streets after Kentucky fell to Connecticut in the NCAA basketball championship final.
Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed, watch a pair of Wildcats’ fans hold a dance-off A Red Wing pick up his pearly whites,and Joakim Noah get spooked. Who does it might surprise you.
After a Saturday win over St. John’s, the Wildcats are 15-1 and this week they moved up two spots in the AP Top 25 poll.
The Villanova women’s basketball team will bring an 11-2 record into Wednesday’s Big East match-up with Butler at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
The Wildcats are 10-0 for the first time since the 2005-06 season, and three shy of matching the program-best 13-0 start in 1937-38.
Villanova looks to be hitting its stride with one month of the season in the books.
After a tough loss to open the season last Saturday up at Boston College, the Villanova Wildcats will once again be on the road this weekend as they visit Fordham.
Kansas State and Kansas tied for the regular-season Big 12 title, but that doesn’t mean they feel very good about themselves entering the league tournament.
Villanova football prepares to bounce back from a 2-9 season.
Freshman Otto Porter had 15 points and six rebounds in his second start of the season, Jason Clark had 15 points and six rebounds, and No. 9 Georgetown took a big lead early and never trailed in a 67-46 win over Villanova on Saturday.
Chris Czerapowicz scored a career-high 23 points and Davidson beat Pennsylvania 75-70 Thursday night.
Darryl “Truck” Bryant’s career-high 34 points led West Virginia to an 83-69 victory over Villanova on Wednesday night in the Big East opener for both teams.
When his Villanova women’s basketball team beat Iona earlier this month, Wildcats head coach Harry Perretta punched his ticket to an exclusive club. He became the 35th coach in the history of women’s basketball (22nd in Division I) to win 600 games as a head coach.
Kemba Walker hit a drive down the lane with 2.5 seconds to play to give No. 8 Connecticut a 61-59 victory over No. 7 Villanova on Monday, snapping the Wildcats’ 11-game winning streak.