Antonio Peña

Villanova Men’s Basketball Invades Europe

We’re not used to talking Villanova basketball in August, but that was the topic of discussion today on the Main Line as the men’s basketball team prepared for its upcoming trip to Europe. The Wildcats leave Sunday and will play five games, including two in Paris (Aug. 9-10) and three at EuroJam 2011 in Amsterdam […]

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Villanova vs. Syracuse: Orange Squeeze By Wildcats 69-64

The Syracuse Orange, paced by a trio of  former Philly high school players, beat the Villanova Wildcats on Monday night in a nationally televised game at the Wells Fargo Center 69-64. The Orange’s Philly connection, Rick Jackson, Scoop Jardine, and Dion Waiters, combined for 45 points, including four key foul shots in the waning moments, to […]

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Villanova vs. Pittsburgh: Panthers Claw Out Win in Battle of the Cats

The Pitt Panthers (23-2, 11-1 Big East) narrowly held on to edge the Villanova Wildcats (19-6, 7-5 Big East) 57-54  in a Big East brawl that snapped Villanova’s 46 game win streak at the Pavilion. Led by Philadelphia area players Brad Wanamaker (with 21 points) and Nasir Robinson (with 15 points), the Panthers almost coughed […]

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Villanova vs. West Virginia: Wildcat Defense Peaks Against Mountaineers

The Villanova Wildcats, led by their dynamic duo of Corey Fisher and Maalik Wayns, easily handled the West Virginia Mountaineers at the Wells Fargo Center, in a nationally televised game on Saturday afternoon, 66-50. Wayns, who was the high scorer in the game, had 17 points off the bench, followed closely by Fisher who scored 16. […]

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Villanova vs. Marquette: Wildcats Win 46th Straight at the Pavilion

The Villanova Wildcats (18-4 overall, 6-3 Big East) broke a two game skid and won their 46th consecutive game at the Pavilion by beating the Marquette Golden Eagles (14-9, 5-5 Big East) on Wednesday night.  The Wildcats won the hard-fought battle with Marquette despite scoring six fewer field goals than the Golden Eagles. The Wildcats […]

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