Stories tagged: Villanova
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 5:50 p.m.
Gonzaga, Creighton agree to home-and-home series, beginning in Spokane next season
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.
Jenkins’ shot still hangs over No. 1 seeds Villanova, UNC
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.
Zags climb to No. 2 in college basketball polls
Gonzaga climbed two spots to No. 2 in both major college basketball polls.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
No. 2 Villanova Wildcats dominate St. John’s Red Storm in record-setting win
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 slides to No. 4 in both major polls
Gonzaga dropped to No. 4 in both major polls, ending a
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Gonzaga No. 1 for program-record fourth consecutive week
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.
Bracket preview show: Gonzaga No. 1 seed, fourth overall
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 remains No. 1, Villanova climbs to No. 2
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.
Gonzaga moves to No. 4 in AP, USA Today polls
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 reaches No. 5 in AP, No. 4 in USA Today
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.
Men’s Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Villanova hangs on against DePaul
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.
Gonzaga, Villanova will meet in 2017 Jimmy V Classic
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.
Duke’s Grayson Allen leads AP preseason All-America team
Josh Hart is off to a stellar start as a member of the defending national champions.
Sun., April 3, 2016, 10:41 p.m.
Villanova has one last hurdle: North Carolina
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 has grown since December loss to Oklahoma
Villanova was blown out by Oklahoma in the first meeting with the Sooners this season.
Sun., March 27, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
First look: Hield, Arcidiacono take the long road to Final Four
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.
Seton Hall wins Big East Tourney, 69-67 over No. 3 Villanova
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
Wolfpack clamp down on top-seeded Villanova
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
Villanova, North Carolina State face off
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
Irish take ACC
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
Jimmy V pairings set
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 basketball assistant resigns
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. …
Sun., Dec. 19, 2010
Eagles seek ways to approach three-week break
Under the old format of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, had Eastern Washington University survived until this weekend, it would have already played in the NCAA Division I Championship game, …
Fri., Dec. 17, 2010
Szczur will come at EWU from many angles
Eastern Washington defensive coordinator John Graham has never met Matt Szczur. But just from watching video of Villanova’s all-American wide receiver, kick-return specialist and “Wildcat” quarterback, Graham figures Szczur must …
Fri., Dec. 17, 2010
Eastern hosts Villanova’s road warriors for title berth
Villanova coach Andy Talley won’t hazard a guess as to how the national title his team won last fall might impact its chances against No. 1-ranked and fifth-seeded Eastern Washington …
Thu., Dec. 16, 2010, 3:25 p.m.
Eastern gears up for offensive fireworks
Villanova has got to be travel weary, but Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin is expecting to get the Wildcats’ best shot when the two teams lineup Friday in the FCS …
Wed., Dec. 15, 2010, 4:10 p.m.
Matt Szczur a big challenge for EWU defense
Villanova’s Matt Szczur caught a 31-yard touchdown pass, threw a 54-yard scoring pass and ran for three more TDs as part of a perfect offensive storm last week in the …
Fri., Nov. 26, 2010
Villanova’s Fisher lit it up in NYC summer league
NEW YORK – Corey Stokes first heard about it from a kid on a Philadelphia playground, who asked whether he was the guy who scored 105 points in a summer-league …