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Villanova versus Saint Mary's
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Dave Uram
March 22, 2019 - 9:36 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (KYW Newsradio) — Nothing will come easy for the Villanova Wildcats, the defending champ in the 2019 NCAA Tournament. The Cats survived a first-round upset against the Saint Mary's Gaels with a 61-57 victory — one that needed a 12-3 rally to start the second half. The Gaels led by...
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Mar 9, 2019; Newark, NJ, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Phil Booth (5) shields the ball from Seton Hall Pirates guard Myles Cale (22) during the seance half at Prudential Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 12, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Villanova University has captured the Big East Tournament title for the past two seasons, but it will be a much younger group of Wildcats who will take the floor at Madison Square Garden this week. Despite losing four starters to the NBA during the off-season,...
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February 24, 2019 - 5:57 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier players ran to the student section to slap hands after their biggest win of the season. A couple of weeks ago, nobody could have anticipated them knocking off No. 17 Villanova by double digits. Those low expectations made it all the sweeter. Naji Marshall scored 17 points...
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Villanova Wildcats forward Saddiq Bey (15) rebounds against the Michigan Wolverines during the second half at Finneran Pavilion.
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Matt Leon
January 04, 2019 - 3:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Villanova Wildcats will play their first road Big East game of the season on Saturday as they visit the Providence Friars. The Wildcats opened Big East play with a home win over DePaul on Wednesday, pulling out a 73-68 decision at the Pavilion. The victory...
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 BMW Championship at Aronimink Golf Club
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Mike Dougherty
September 05, 2018 - 5:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The world's greatest golfers tee it up Thursday for the first round of the BMW Championship at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square. Wednesday was the Pro-Am, and a well-known sports champion got to hit it with the big boys. The first tee can be intimidating when a...
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Jay Wright Pope Francis
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Kristen Johanson
April 15, 2018 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It was a divine moment Saturday for Villanova basketball. Head coach Jay Wright and university leaders made a visit to Vatican City for an extraordinary meeting of the Catholics. "It was a very moving event for all of us," said Villanova University President Father...
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Apr 2, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson at a press conference after defeating the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome.
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April 12, 2018 - 12:53 am
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jalen Brunson, The Associated Press men's college basketball player of the year, has declared for the NBA draft after winning two national titles at Villanova. The star guard will forego his final season after helping lead the Wildcats to their second national championship in...
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Villanova Parade
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April 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Nova Nation took over Center City Thursday to celebrate the Wildcats' NCAA National Championship. Big crowds lined both sides of Market Street to get a glimpse of the championship team. Smiling players tossed tee shirts to the fans and took turns holding the trophy...
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Villanova Fans
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Tim Jimenez
April 05, 2018 - 10:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Classes were canceled at Villanova University on Thursday because of the parade , so students went on a field trip of champions that started with a train ride to Philadelphia. Decked out in their blue and white, the students made the short walk from campus to the...
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Apr 8, 2016; Villanova, PA, USA; Villanova Wildcats fans cheer as they line the street during the championship parade at Dilworth Park.
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Ian Bush
April 04, 2018 - 5:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Final preparations are being made for Thursday's "Parade of Champions," as Philadelphia gets set to celebrate Villanova as the best in college basketball. The parade begins at 11 a.m. and will head east on Market from 20th Street, but the traffic impact starts...
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