Big East Conference

Wildcats Tamed By Panthers in Final Five Minutes, Lose by 15

The 11-5 Villanova Wildcats (2-1 Big East) hosted the 13-4 (1-3 Big East) Pittsburgh Panthers in a Big East match up at the Pavilion on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Villanova was coming off their first conference loss of the season after a road defeat at the hands of Syracuse. If the game had been a […]

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Villanova Weathers Red Storm, Open Big East Season with Overtime Win

The Villanova Wildcats opened Big East conference play against the St. John’s Red Storm with an 98-86 overtime win at the Pavilion last night (January 2nd, 2013). The Wildcats outscored the Red Storm 15-3 in the overtime session to win a thrilling Big East battle over their long-time conference rival. Ryan Arcidiacono led the way […]

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Wildcats Outclawed By Bearcats as Villanova Closes Out Regular Season with Loss to Cincinnati

With 1:32 left in the second half, Villanova trailed Cincinnati 66-64 (after rallying back from an eight point halftime deficit), when Yancy Gates was fouled and went to the line to shoot two free throws. Gates missed both foul shots, but in a moment that was a microcosm for the entire Villanova season, the Wildcats […]

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Villanova Loses Second Straight Overtime Game as UCONN Escapes with Win

For the second straight game, the Villanova Wildcats lost an overtime battle against a Big East rival at the Wells-Fargo Center, falling to the University of Connecticut Huskies 73-70. Just like the previous game (less than 48 hours earlier to Notre Dame), the Wildcats held a big lead early in the contest that evaporated before […]

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Luck of The Irish Declaws Wildcats in Overtime as Notre Dame Tops Villanova

The Villanova Wildcats squandered a 20 point first half lead (39-19), and lost to the surging Fighting Irish of Notre Dame 74-70 in overtime. Notre Dame won its eighth straight game to boost its record to 19-8 overall, 11-3 Big East. For the struggling Wildcats, it was another tough loss in a season full of […]

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