Jay Wright

Saddiq Bey
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Dave Uram
June 09, 2020 - 12:39 pm
After two productive seasons at Villanova University — the latest averaging 16.1 points per game, while shooting 45.1% from three-point range — Saddiq Bey is heading to the NBA. Read more here.
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Villanova Wildcats
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Dave Uram
May 04, 2020 - 1:06 pm
It’s a debate that’s been going on among players of Villanova’s 2016 and 2018 men's basketball squads: which was the better National Championship team? Members of both came up with one intriguing way to get an answer — and do some good in the fight against COVID-19. Read more here.
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Jay Wright
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Ed Benkin
April 08, 2020 - 4:50 pm
This is the time of year when some college basketball players determine if they are ready for the NBA, but the sports shutdown is leaving them in limbo. However, Villanova’s head coach says there are more important things to worry about. Read more here.
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Feb 1, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright reacts during the first half against the Creighton Bluejays at Wells Fargo Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 25, 2020 - 8:45 pm
March was supposed to be the month for Villanova University to play in the NCAA Tournament. But with the coronavirus pandemic canceling March Madness, Wildcats coach Jay Wright has been looking for his own version of a new normal this month. Read more here.
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Villanova head coach Jay Wright
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AP News
January 03, 2020 - 1:30 pm
Smooth as one of his designer suits, Jay Wright turned Villanova into a national powerhouse during the 2010s, leading the Wildcats to two national titles while changing the way college basketball is played. Read more here.
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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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 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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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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