Corey Stokes

Villanova vs. Tennessee: Volunteers Tame Wildcats To Win N.I.T. at Madison Square Garden

The Villanova Wildcats, unable to overcome an ice cold shooting effort, lost to the Tennessee Volunteers 78-68  in the Championship game of Dick’s Sporting Goods NIT Tip-Off Tournament at Madison Square Garden on Friday afternoon. In the first half, the Wildcats shot a woeful 29% (8 of 28) from the field, including a paltry 18% on […]

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Villanova vs. Lafayette: Spotty Effort By Leopards No Match For Dominant Wildcats

Before resuming play in the NIT Tip-Off tournament in New York next Wednesday night against the UCLA Bruins, the 3-0 Villanova Wildcats played the 1-2  Lafayette Leopards, coached by former Villanova player Fran O’Hanlon, at the Pavilion on Saturday night. Lafayette returns four starters from last year’s 19- 13 team. Sporting News magazine picked the Leopards as […]

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Villanova Downs Boston University in Battle of Cats vs. Dogs

In a second round game of the Dick’s Sporting Goods NIT Tip-Off Tournament, the 2-0 Villanova Wildcats played 1-1 Boston University at the Pavilion. The Terriers are coached by former Wildcat Assistant Coach Pat Chambers. Last evening in the opening round, Villanova pounded Marist 84-47 and B.U. beat George Washington 76-67. After falling behind momentarily […]

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Villanova Outfoxes Marist and Moves To 2-0

Villanova took on the Marist Red Foxes tonight in the first of four games it will play in the Dick’s Sporting Goods NIT Season Tip-Off. The game was televised by ESPNU as part of ESPN’s third annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. The 1-0 Wildcats opened their season last Friday with a 68-52 win over Bucknell. […]

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Villanova Opens Basketball Season with a Win Over Bucknell

After a slow start at the Pavilion, in their first game of the season, Villanova shut down Bucknell, Coach Jay Wright’s alma mater, with their stifling defense. The game was tied at 10 -10, when the Cats took over and built a commanding 28-16 halftime lead. The Bison did not score in the final 6 minutes and […]

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