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Villanova’s Dominate Offensive Performance Wins the National Championship

Villanova defeated Michigan,79-62, to win the National Championship. The Wildcats took over offensively by spreading the floor and getting open looks to pull away from Michigan in the second half. After Michigan jumped out to an early 21-14 lead with 11 minutes to go in the first half, Jay Wright and Villanova put on an offensive clinic to tie the

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Nova Advances to Elite 8

Villanova defeated West Virginia 90-78 in a Sweet 16 match up tonight advancing to the Elite 8. Jalen Brunson scored a game high 27 points to help the Wildcats advance.  West Virginia’s press was giving Villanova problems in the first half and at the start of the second half.  About halfway through the second half West Virginia had a 6

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Nova Advances Past Radford

Villanova hit 14 3s in their first round game against 16 seeded Radford as they cruised to a 87-61 victory. All starters for Villanova scored in double digits with Jalen Brunson leading the way with 16. Radford was lead by Donald Hicks who scored a team high 13. Villanova will play again Saturday against the Alabama and Virginia Tech winner.

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Wildcats Defeat Friars in OT

You could not ask for a more exciting Big East Championship game. It took overtime for Villanova to finally fend off Providence as Villanova wins its 3rd Big East tournament championship in the last four years. The 1st half was a game of runs back and forth between the two teams.  Villanova jumped out to a 11-2 lead before Providence

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#1 Nova Routes #10 Xavier at Home

Tonight featured two top ten teams facing off in Philadelphia, PA as the #1 Villanova Wildcats defeated #10 Xavier 89-65.  Xavier has now loss back to back games after losing to Providence previously.  Villanova gets its second win in a row after losing to Butler. Phil Booth started off the scoring for the night by hitting a 3 and the

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ALL-NCAA Preseason Team

G: Joel Berry, UNC.  Once the senior returns from injury, he will be the biggest factor for the Tar Heel offense.  When he plays well, his team plays well.  Expect big things this year.  Projected Stats: 16.5 ppg, 4.2 apg, 3.5 rpg G: Jalen Brunson, Villanova.  The junior guard stepped it up for Nova last year, after Arch graduated.  He

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2017-2018 Big East Predictions

    Villanova   Seton Hall   Xavier   Providence   Creighton   Butler   St. Johns   Marquette   Depaul   Georgetown Preseason Player of the Year: Jalen Brunson (Nova) Preseason Freshman of the Year: Omari Spellman (Nova) Preseason Defensive Player of the Year: Khyri Thomas (Creighton) Preseason First Team: Jalen Brunson (Nova), Trevon Bluiett (Xavier), Shamorie Ponds (St.

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Big East as Tough as Ever

Colin Wrba, NCAAMReview Author Though it is not yet the old Big East, the “new” Big East is one of the top conferences in the country and hasn’t disappointed thus far.  A conference made up of all schools where basketball is the main sport and main focus is the best part about it. So far Villanova has been the team

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