Big 5

Second Half Shellacking Powers Temple Past Villanova in Big 5 Action

After trailing by four points at the half, the Temple Owls went on an 18-3 run at the start of the second half, to take a commanding lead, on their way to a convincing 76-61 win over the Villanova Wildcats at the Pavilion on Wednesday evening. Spearheading the Owls’ offense was senior Scootie Randall with […]

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Villanova vs. Boston University: Wildcats Roll Over Terriers

Before a sparse crowd at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night, The Villanova Wildcats, looking to rebound from a weekend loss to Temple, took on Boston University. The Terriers got off to a quick start and took a 13-4 lead with some sharp passing and multiple three-point baskets. Villanova, on the other hand, had […]

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Temple Bests Villanova with Second Half Effort

Behind by one point at the half, 36-35, the Temple Owls, led by Ramone Moore’s 23 second half points, beat the struggling Villanova Wildcats 78-67 at the Liacouras Center on Saturday afternoon (before a crowd of 10,206). All in all, Moore scored a season (and career) high 32 points to lead the Owls to the […]

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Villanova vs. Penn: Another Wild Big Five Win for Wildcats

After playing, perhaps, their best half of basketball of the young 2011-12 season, and taking a commanding 38-20 halftime lead, the Villanova Wildcats hung on to beat a tenacious Penn Quakers  team 73-65 at the Pavilion on Saturday night. Mouphtaou Yarou led the way for Villanova with a double-double, scoring 21 points and pulling down […]

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Villanova vs. Temple: Wildcats Pounce on Owls to Win Big Five Title

The eighth ranked Villanova Wildcats beat the twenty-fifth ranked Temple Owls 78-74 in a torrid game at the Pavilion on Thursday night.  By winning, the Wildcats and coach Jay Wright once again won the Big Five title, finishing 4-0 in city series games. Villanova also stretched their winning streak at the Pavilion to 43 consecutive games. Villanova trailed at the half […]

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