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)
June 1, 2012
VILLANOVA recruit Daniel Ochefu, a senior forward who came to this country from Nigeria, is no longer at the Westtown School. Sources confirmed that he has withdrawn following what has been described as a minor internal disciplinary action. Ochefu is now attending Downingtown East High, where it is expected he will soon graduate. The sources have indicated that Ochefu is still going to end up on the Main Line. Attempts to reach Ochefu were unsuccessful. Wildcats coach Jay Wright isn't allowed to talk because of NCAA rules, and Westtown coach Seth Berger declined to comment.
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.
December 16, 2014 |
LAST SEASON, Villanova swept its Big 5 games by a record 90 points. Early this month, the Wildcats won by 14 at La Salle. Three days later, they beat Saint Joseph's by twice that much on the Main Line. Yesterday afternoon, once again at the Pavilion, it was another city team's turn to take a shot at the nation's seventh-ranked squad. Temple had taken three of the previous five meetings, including the last one on Lancaster Avenue, in 2012, its first win at Villanova in a little more than 2 decades.
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.)