Ryan Arcidiacono

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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Villanova Wildcats Defeat LaSalle Explorers 76-47

The Villanova Wildcats  overwhelmed the LaSalle Explorers 76-47 in a Big Five matchup on Sunday, December 13th at the Pavilion. The Wildcats received balanced scoring with 5 players reaching double figures. Josh Hart led the way with 18 points, Ryan Arcidiacono had 14, Jalen Brunson had 13, Mikal Bridges chipped in 12, and Phil Booth, […]

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Villanova Wildcats Open 2015-16 Season with Dominating Victory

The Villanova Wildcats tipped-off the 2015-2016 college basketball season successfully on Friday, November 13th at the Pavilion by humbling the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights by a score of 91-54. The ranked Wildcats had no trouble with the Knights, of the Northeast Conference. Villanova jumped out to a quick 9-0 lead, which mushroomed into double digits at the 15:32 […]

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Villanova Wildcats vs. Pace University (Exhibition)

The last time we saw the Villanova Wildcats basketball team they had just suffered a heart-breaking upset loss in Pittsburgh in the NCAA tournament. The 71-68 defeat to the NC State Wolfpack sent #1 seeded Villanova home after the Round of 32, and ended the college career of seniors Darrun Hilliard (who was drafted by the […]

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