Villanova Wildcats

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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Ian Bush
April 03, 2018 - 11:35 pm
VILLANOVA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- It's getting to be a regular occurrence at Villanova University: a welcome home party for a basketball team that has a big ol' trophy in tow. More than a thousand people turned out Tuesday evening to celebrate the national champion Wildcats. Whippersnappers, watch...
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Apr 2, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; Villanova Wildcats forward Omari Spellman (14) hoist the national championship trophy after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 79-62 in the championship game of the 2018 men's Final Four at Alamodome.
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Mike Dougherty
April 03, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Champs are back! Villanova men's basketball team landed back in Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon and the party has just begun. Coach Jay Wright spoke with CBS3 briefly after the team's blue and white plane touched down. "Feels like we've been on the road for a...
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2016 Villanova Parade
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Pat Loeb
April 03, 2018 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two months after the Eagles Super Bowl parade, Philadelphia is getting ready to celebrate another local champion . This parade won't be quite as long or elaborate, but it should make Villanova fans happy. Fans will have five blocks of Center City in which to cheer...
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PECO Building
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John McDevitt
April 03, 2018 - 12:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Congratulatory messages for the NCAA champion Villanova Wildcats will be displayed in lights at PECO's headquarters building at 23rd and Market Streets, and during the championship parade. Since 1976, all sorts of messages have been flashed on PECO's crownlights...
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Villanova Wins National Championship
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April 03, 2018 - 11:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Eagles know a little something about winning a championship. And after Villanova followed the Birds' Super Bowl LII victory with a national title win Monday night over Michigan, the Eagles were quick to join the celebration and congratulate the...
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Villanova National Championship Gear
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Tim Jimenez
April 03, 2018 - 10:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Villanova Wildcats were set to land in Philadelphia late Tuesday afternoon with a celebration on campus to follow. Before the team arrived home, Nova Nation was looking to snatch up National Championship gear. When the Villanova Campus bookstore opened up a...
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Villanova Fans
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Justin Udo
April 03, 2018 - 12:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Two out of three ain't bad. Nova Nation is celebrating the Wildcats' second NCAA National Championship in three years. Students and alumni swarmed to Villanova's student rec center Monday night to watch their Wildcats dominate the Michigan Wolverines and capture the...
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Villanova Wins National Championship
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April 02, 2018 - 11:39 pm
By Jill Martin, CNN (CNN) -- There was no denying Villanova. For the second time in three years, the top-seeded Wildcats are national champions in men's college basketball, knocking off No. 3 Michigan 79-62 in front of 67,831 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Villanova, who was a heavy favorite, won...
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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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