January 8, 2015 |
When: Tuesday, 9 p.m. Where: Madison Square Garden, New York TV/Radio: Fox Sports 1, WTEL-AM (610) Records: Villanova 13-1 overall, 1-1 Big East, ranked No. 8; St. John's 11-3, 0-2, ranked No. 24. Coaches: Villanova, Jay Wright (14th season, 299-150); St. John's, Steve Lavin (fifth season, 71-44). Last meeting: Villanova won, 57-54, on Feb. 22, 2014 at Wells Fargo Center. Villanova's top three: Darrun Hilliard (12.4 ppg, 2.2 spg), Dylan Ennis (10.4 ppg., 4.1 rpg)
September 22, 2012
Saturday at 3:30 p.m., Franklin Field Records: Penn (0-1); Villanova (2-1). TV/Radio: CSN; WFIL-AM (560), ESPN-AM (950). Coaches: Villanova, Andy Talley (28th season, 192-117-1, 220-135-2 overall); Penn, Al Bagnoli (21st season, 136-63, 222-82 overall). Series: Villanova leads, 11-5. Three things to watch Can Penn stop the Villanova running game? In its opening 28-21 loss at Lafayette, Penn allowed the Leopards to average just 2.5 yards per carry. Villanova has averaged 5.5 yards per carry, although sophomore running back Austin Medley won't play because of a hamstring injury.
January 7, 2010
Freshman Laura Sweeney was the only Wildcat to finish in double figures as Villanova suffered a 52-38 loss to host Providence in a women's basketball game last night. The game was the Big East opener for both teams. Sweeney finished with 17 points, shooting 7-for-10 from the field for the Wildcats (10-3, 0-1 Big East.) Chelsea Marandola (15 points) led Providence (10-4, 1-0). Villanova is off until Saturday when it visits Notre Dame. Game time is 2 p.m.
January 31, 2009 |
Buena wide receiver Kenny Miles, who set a South Jersey record with 149 points scored by a non-back, made an oral commitment yesterday to attend Villanova. The 6-foot, 190-pound Miles caught 45 passes for 981 yards and a South Jersey-best 17 receiving touchdowns. Miles, who was an Inquirer first-team all-South Jersey selection, had made an oral commitment to Towson but changed his mind when Villanova offered him a scholarship. "Villanova was his first choice all along, and when they offered today, he accepted," Buena coach Paul Callahan said last night.
January 15, 2015 |
When: Wednesday, 9 p.m. Where: The Pavilion. TV/Radio: FS1, 990 AM. Records: Villanova 15-1, 3-1 Big East; Xavier 11-5, 2-2 Big East. Coaches: Jay Wright (14th season, 301-150); Chris Mack (6th season, 122-62). Last meeting: Villanova won, 77-70, on March 6, 2014, in Cincinnati. Villanova's top three: Darrun Hilliard (13.5 ppg., 2.2 spg), Dylan Ennis (10.4 ppg., 4.3 rpg.), JayVaughn Pinkston (10.3 ppg., 6.1 rpg.). Xavier's top three: Trevon Bluiett (12.8 ppg., 5.1 rpg.)
October 28, 2005 |
Venus Williams withdrew from the Advanta Championships yesterday as she continued recovering from a left-knee injury, according to an event representative. Williams' withdrawal was offset by the addition of the defending Advanta champion, Amelie Mauresmo of France, and Elena Dementieva of Russia. The tournament will take place next week at the Pavilion at Villanova, and will be some players' last chance to qualify for the WTA championships, to be held next month in Los Angeles.