November 15, 2011
When: Tuesday, 7 p.m. Where: The Pavilion. TV/radio: ESPN3.com; WNTP 990 AM LaSalle: Tyreek Duren had 17 points and six assists against Lafayette. Ramon Galloway will miss the game because of a concussion suffered against Lafayette. Villanova : The Wildcats beat Monmouth, 106-70 , in their opener as Dominic Cheek scored a career-high 27 points and Mouph Yarou had 24 points and 10 rebounds.
January 12, 2012 |
Haddonfield senior Carolynn Clark has committed to attend Villanova on a field hockey scholarship. Clark led Haddonfield to a 22-2 record and the South Jersey Group 2 title last season. The Bulldogs were 16-0 in Colonial Conference play. Contact staff writer Phil Anastasia at 856-779-3223, firstname.lastname@example.org , or @PhilAnastasia on Twitter. Read his blog, "Jersey Side Sports," at www.philly.com/jerseysidesports
November 18, 2012
Saturday at 3:30 p.m., Delaware Stadium, Newark, Del. Records: Villanova, 7-3, 5-2 Colonial Athletic Association; Delaware, 5-5, 2-5. TV/Radio: The Comcast Network; ESPN-AM (950). Coaches: Villanova, Andy Talley (28th season at Villanova, 197-119-1); Delaware, K.C. Keeler (11th season at Delaware, 86-51). Series: Villanova leads, 23-21-1. Three things to watch Villanova quarterback John Robertson suffered a concussion in last week's 35-20 win over James Madison.
March 8, 2013 |
ONCE, AS a conversation about college basketball between someone from Philadelphia and someone from somewhere else became increasingly frustrating, I overheard this: "You guys think you invented basketball. " To which the Philly guy said, "What's your point?" This sense of ownership makes coaching any of the city's six Division I tournament-aspiring college basketball programs a uniquely daunting task. As Villanova coach Jay Wright has pointed out numerous times, you don't get the weekly grades that a major program in a minor town does.
January 27, 2011 |
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Villanova coach Jay Wright couldn't say enough positive things about Providence College's guards. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, Providence might not follow suit. Marshon Brooks scored 20 points while guards Gerard Coleman and Vincent Council added 16 apiece as the Friars beat their second consecutive ranked opponent by dispatching the No. 8 Wildcats, 83-68, in a Big East Conference game last night at The Dunkin' Donuts Center. Providence (13-9, 2-6) upset No. 19 Louisville, 72-67 last Saturday also at The Dunk.
November 3, 2013
When: Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Where: Bridgeforth Stadium, Harrisonburg, Va. Records: Villanova (4-4, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association); James Madison (5-3, 2-2). Rankings: Villanova, No. 20 (Sports Network), No. 22 FCS Coaches. JMU, No. 23 FCS Coaches. TV/Radio: CSN/CBS Sports Radio 610-AM. Coaches: Villanova, Andy Talley (29th season, 202-124-1; overall, 230-142-2). JMU, Mickey Matthews (15th season, 108-68). Series: JMU leads, 11-10.
October 23, 2013 |
Villanova coach Andy Talley believes there is no margin for error if his team is to make a second consecutive trip to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. The Wildcats are 4-3, and 3-1 in the Colonial Athletic Association with four games remaining. It is possible that Villanova could lose another game and receive a bid. The FCS playoffs grew from 20 to 24 teams this season, and the CAA, among the strongest conferences in the country, is expected to receive three or four bids.
April 3, 1992 |
Manhattan coach Steve Lappas was not about to wait by the phone for Villanova to contact him. He has taken the initiative and applied for the head coaching position there. Lappas, who served as an assistant under Rollie Massimino from 1984-88, is credited with turning the once-struggling Manhattan program into a contender in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. This season, Lappas coached the Jaspers to the finals of the MAAC Tournament, where they lost to La Salle, and then to the quarterfinals of the NIT. Manhattan finished the season 25-9.
November 12, 1998 |
Ricky Wright's last official visit was to Villanova. Before he came to the Main Line, a lot of the recruiting gurus thought he was leaning toward Michigan. But Wright, a power forward from East Chicago, Ind., liked Villanova's size, or rather the lack of it. So, yesterday, Wright, one of the nation's top 100 seniors, signed his letter of intent to attend Villanova next fall. The Wildcats get a power forward and they're also getting a student. "I just didn't want to go to a school with big classes," Wright said.