Darrun Hilliard

#9 Villanova Wildcats Weather Red Storm, Beat St. John’s 57-54 at Wells Fargo Center

The #9 Villanova Wildcats beat Big East rival, St. John’s, 57-54 before an enthusiastic crowd of 17,000+ at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday afternoon, February 22nd. In a game reminiscent of the old Big East Conference, each possession was fiercely contested, and neither team gave the other any breathing room in the nationally televised […]

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#6 Villanova Wildcats Defeat Seton Hall Pirates 70-53, Jay Wright Gets 400th Win

On Friday night, February 7th, the Villanova Wildcats got off to a slow start against the Seton Hall Pirates. For most of the opening half, the Wildcats were out of sync. This was perhaps due to a change in their practice routine caused by the latest winter storm.  Villanova University lost power and was forced […]

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Villanova Wildcats Defeat Temple Owls, Clinch Big Five Title

The 9th ranked Villanova Wildcats beat the Temple Owls on Saturday afternoon ( February 1) at the Liacouras Center 90 -74, winning the Big Five title with a perfect 4 -0 record in the City Series. For the victorious Wildcats, it was also their 3rd straight win – all on the road. Villanova broke open a close […]

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#4 Villanova Wildcats Crushed By Creighton 96-68

The Associated Press released its latest college basketball rankings on Monday morning (January 20th). The Villanova Wildcats rose two spots from #6 to #4 in the nation. Creighton, on the  other hand, fell out of the top 25 (following a loss at Providence) after being ranked #20 the previous week. Perhaps, The Associated Press should […]

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Villanova Wildcats Drub DePaul 88-62, Remain Unbeaten in Big East Play

The 6th ranked Villanova Wildcats began their game against the DePaul Blue Demons at the Pavilion on Saturday afternoon a bit cold, missing 5 of its first 6 field goal attempts. From there, the Wildcats slowly got a little warmer. At the 11:34 mark, Villanova had made 4 of its 14 shots from the field. With […]

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