PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Villanova breezed through their first game of the NCAA Tournament Thursday night with an 87 to 61 win over Radford.
“We’re very confident,” says Wildcats’ alum Caroline Goldstein.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: Philadelphia Eagles Players Talk To Media
She and other Nova Nation members packed The Field House in Center City for a watch party.
“We’re excited to be a number one seed and hope we have another run at the Final Four,” Goldstein tells KYW Newsradio.
“I think we’re going all the way,” adds Joe Gothie.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Hosts Tropical Storm Ida Resource Recovery Virtual Town Hall
But first thing’s first…
“I always worry about the second game of the weekend.” he says. “I think it’ll be good to get themselves established in the tournament, but that second game is always got the nerves going.”
The Round of 32 is where Villanova’s season ended last year.
“They have a high ceiling, I think they can (win it all) again,” says fan Rusty Watkins, “but I think they’re going to take it slow, hopefully build up to that, but at least get through the first weekend.”MORE NEWS: 'Go On With Your Dog And Pony Show': Montgomery County Commissioners Clash During Thursday Board Meeting
We’ll see if that happens on Saturday, when Villanova plays their next game.