Stories tagged: villanova
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few stands by his comments Sunday that he’s disappointed the NCAA hasn’t moved faster with its investigation into college basketball corruption. But the Zags coach was adamant …
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 …