Big East Conference

Villanova vs. Rutgers: Wildcats Begin 2011 & Big East Season With a Victory

In their first action of 2011, as well as the Big East opening game for both teams, the Villanova Wildcats, fueled by Corey Stokes 21 second-half points, beat the Rutgers Scarlet Knights 81-65 at the Pavilion on Sunday afternoon. Stokes, who had only two first-half points (on two made free throws) scorched the nets after […]

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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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Villanova vs. St. Joe’s: Wildcats Top Hawks to Win the Holy War

The 5-1 Villanova Wildcats opened the Big Five portion of their schedule against the 3-3 St. Joseph’s Hawks at the Pavilion on Friday night. Villanova was 3-1 in the City Series games last year, and even more impressively, winners of 21 of its last 23 games against Big Five opponents. The Wildcats entered the game […]

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Villanova Wildcats Dominant in Home Opener, Start CAA Conference Play With a Win

Villanova opened its defense of the CAA title against the Towson Tigers on Saturday afternoon at Villanova Stadium before a sell out  crowd of 12,111. Prior to the game, Villanova head coach Andy Talley and the 2009 FCS Championship football team was honored by Villanova University president Peter Donohue, O.S.A . Villanova started slowly in their first home game of the season taking the […]

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Temple Owls Tame Huskies of UCONN Move to 3-0 and Remain Perfect

On a perfect day for a football game (70 degrees and sunny) the 2-0 Temple Owls of the Mid-American Conference took on the Connecticut Huskies (1-1) from the Big East Conference at Lincoln Financial Field. Saturday’s game was the 12th meeting between the two schools in a series that dates back to 1963. The teams […]

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