Stories tagged: Villanova
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
Albany graduate transfer Joe Cremo, who listed Gonzaga among his five finalists, committed to defending national champion Villanova.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
Gonzaga’s 2-0 week bumped the Zags up one spot to No. 14 in the AP college basketball poll.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Gonzaga, which thumped Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount, took advantage of the conference carnage elsewhere and moved up four spots to No. 15.
Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
Mikal Bridges scored 20 points and No. 1 Villanova remained unbeaten with a 95-71 rout of Hofstra on Friday night at the Nassau Coliseum.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Gonzaga was right in the middle of the shakeup at the top of the AP college basketball poll.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
The Zags’ history at MSG, known as the World’s Most Famous Arena, has been brief but memorable. They’ve experienced tournament titles, unfortunate injuries, program-defining wins and deflating losses while going …
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Harry Perretta has Villanova back in the Top 25. The Wildcats (5-0) entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll Monday for the first time in 13 years.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
The majority of Gonzaga’s non-conference schedule has come out in bits and pieces so there were few surprises when the school released the full slate Tuesday.
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Gonzaga and Creighton have agreed to a home-and-home series, beginning with the Bluejays visiting the McCarthey Athletic Center next season, sources told The Spokesman-Review.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
North Carolina’s Joel Berry II still replays it in his mind, over and over. The ball left the hand of Villanova’s Kris Jenkins, reached the height of its arc as …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Gonzaga climbed two spots to No. 2 in both major college basketball polls.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
The second-ranked and top-seeded Villanova Wildcats shot 63.2 percent (36 for 57) and committed just five turnovers in a record-setting 108-67 victory Thursday over St. John’s in the Big East …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Gonzaga dropped to No. 4 in both major polls, ending a
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Gonzaga is No. 1 in both major college basketball polls for the fourth straight week, eclipsing the 2013 team’s three-week stint as the longest in program history.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Gonzaga received a No. 1 seed but was fourth overall when the selection committee unveiled its top 16 seeds on Saturday’s “March Madness Bracket Preview Show.”
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Gonzaga remained No. 1 in both major polls after its two closest pursuers dropped games in another upset-filled week of college basketball.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
There isn’t a consensus at the top of the college basketball polls but there is on Gonzaga.
Mon., Jan. 2, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Gonzaga’s methodical march up the rankings continued Monday when the Zags reached No. 5 in the AP Top 25 and No. 4 in the USA Today poll.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:10 p.m.
Josh Hart scored 25 points and Jalen Brunson added 13 as No. 1 Villanova barely held off DePaul, 68-65 on Wednesday night, the Wildcats’ 19th straight win.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 9:21 a.m.
It’s a year away but Gonzaga’s 2017-18 men’s basketball schedule is taking shape.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Josh Hart is off to a stellar start as a member of the defending national champions.
Sun., April 3, 2016, 10:41 p.m.
It has been Jay Wright’s customary answer every year when Villanova is about to embark on a new season and he is asked about the team’s goals.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 7:33 p.m.
Villanova was blown out by Oklahoma in the first meeting with the Sooners this season.
Sun., March 27, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
Nobody in the NBA was knocking down Ryan Arcidiacono’s door when his junior season ended a year ago. Buddy Hield – that was a different story. Arcidiacono stayed at Villanova …
Sat., March 12, 2016, 9:03 p.m.
Isaiah Whitehead earned tournament MVP honors after scoring 26 points, including the deciding three-point play with 18 seconds left, as the Pirates beat No. 3 Villanova 69-67 on Saturday night.
Sun., March 22, 2015
PITTSBURGH – The rims seemed tight. So did Villanova. The Wildcats missed so many shots – gimme layups, uncontested jumpers, airballed 3s – that it was no surprise the first …
Sat., March 21, 2015
PITTSBURGH – They are the plays that truly put the madness in March. Dereck Whittenburg’s desperate airball heave from 30 feet that led to Lorenzo Charles’ catch-and-dunk for North Carolina …
Sun., March 15, 2015
Jerian Grant scored 24 points and No. 11 Notre Dame took over with a 26-3 second-half run to rally past No. 19 North Carolina 90-82 on Saturday night in the …
Tue., June 3, 2014
Villanova will play Illinois and Indiana will meet Louisville in the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden. Illinois replaces fellow Big Ten school Maryland, which had …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2012
Villanova announced that assistant basketball coach Doug Martin has resigned because of inaccuracies on his resume. Martin was hired as associate coach by Villanova head coach Jay Wright on Monday. …