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Villanova Wildcats Outclaw Columbia Lions 75-60 in Season Opener

The 6th ranked Villanova Wildcats tipped off their 2017-18 college basketball season on November 10th by beating the visiting Columbia Lions 75- 60 at the Wells Fargo Center, Villanova’s home court for this season while the Finneran Pavilion undergoes major renovations. Villanova was paced by Eric Paschall with 15 points and All-American, Jalen Brunson, with 14 points. […]

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Villanova Basketball Media Day 2017-18

With the 2017-18 college basketball season looming right around the corner, it is time for Independent Philly to take a look at what is in store for the defending Big East champions (both regular season and tournament), the Villanova Wildcats in the upcoming season. After talking to several of the Wildcat players at Media Day […]

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Villanova Raises 2016 Championship Banner, Tunes Up for 2017

On Saturday November 5, 2016, Coach Jay Wright was delighted to share the last bit of pageantry of the memorable 2015-16 basketball season with the faithful fans of the Villanova Wildcats that resulted in the team’s second national championship (the first came in 1985). The fans at the Wells Fargo Center got to witness the […]

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President Obama Honors Villanova Wildcats at White House

Thirty-one years ago, well before any of its current players were born, the 1985 Villanova men’s basketball team visited the White House at the invitation of President Ronald Reagan to celebrate its epic win over the heavily favored Georgetown Hoyas for the NCAA championship. On Tuesday , May 31, 2016, the 2015-16 edition of the […]

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Parade Celebrates Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Mens’ Basketball Championship

The City of Philadelphia held a parade on Friday, April 8, 2016 to celebrate the Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Mens’ Basketball championship. Approximately 70,000 people lined the streets to watch the Villanova championship team as they made their way from 23rd and Market Street to Dilworth Plaza at City Hall (atop double-decker buses) where they were greeted by […]

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