Villanova Basketball

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 forward Eric Paschall
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November 07, 2018 - 12:45 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Villanova started to head out for the second half toward its rehabilitated court when it somehow got lost in a maze of exits and sprinted out the wrong end. "Everything's a first," coach Jay Wright said. "We're figuring it out." The Wildcats will quickly get used to the...
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Villanova Wildcats guard Donte DiVincenzo cuts down the net after beating the Michigan Wolverines in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome.
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April 19, 2018 - 1:28 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - Villanova Wildcats redshirt sophomore guard Donte DiVincenzo will enter the NBA Draft process the team announced , but he'll be doing so without an agent. DiVincenzo was a standout star in the National Title Game, putting up 31 points in the Wildcat's victory over...
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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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Mar 31, 2018; San Antonio, TX, United States; Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman (14) celebrates with fans after defeating the Kansas Jayhawks in the semifinals of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome.
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Matt Leon
April 02, 2018 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - The Villanova Wildcats will play for their second national title in three years tonight when they take on Michigan down in San Antonio. It has taken five wins to get the Wildcats to the brink of another title. So far in this tournament Villanova has defeated: Radford...
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villanova fans celebrating
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Andrew Kramer
April 02, 2018 - 10:58 am
BALA CYNWYD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - The Villanova Wildcats look to make history once again Monday night as they face Michigan in the NCAA National Title game. Many students and alumni who can't make it out to San Antonio for the big game will be showing their support from the Main Line. That...
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Saint Thomas of Villanova Church
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Justin Udo
April 01, 2018 - 1:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — The Villanova Wildcats are on their way to the National Championship Game after a win over Kansas Saturday night. A special Easter Sunday mass at the church on the grounds of the university helped mark that victory. Those attending Easter mass at Saint Thomas of...
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Villanova Fans
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Dan Wing
March 30, 2018 - 2:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) -- Hundreds of Villanova students boarded buses and headed to the airport Friday afternoon, as Nova Nation makes it's way to San Antonio to hopefully cheer the Wildcats on to a win over Kansas in the Final Four Saturday. Three-hundred students packed onto the buses...
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Villanova Fans
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Ian Bush
March 26, 2018 - 8:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — Villanova fans who missed out on being at the Final Four when the Wildcats won it all in 2016 may be thinking seriously about a trip to Texas this time around. What will it cost to be part of the action? You could keep it simple and go with Villanova’s athletic and...
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