According to an initial list of 100 players that will be transferring this offseason, three of the names come from the City 6. The list aggregated by CBS Sports’ Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanCBS) and Jeff Borzello names Drexel redshirt freshman forward Casey Carroll, Drexel sophomore point guard Aquil Younger, and Villanova guard Achraf Yacoubou as guys that will be [...]
Despite a valiant effort against one of the hottest teams in the country, Villanova’s season came to an end with a 78-71 loss against North Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. UNC coach Roy Williams picked up his 700thwin in the victory, and his Tar Heels advance to the third round in the South [...]
What: Villanova (20-13, 10-8 Big East) vs. North Carolina (24-10, 12-6 ACC) When: 7:20 p.m. Friday Where: Sprint Center – Kansas City, Mo. TV/Radio: TNT/610-AM ___ North Carolina-Villanova doesn’t sound like your typical second-round matchup in the NCAA Tournament. After all, the last time these teams squared off during March Madness they were competing for [...]
In a move that everybody expected, the members of the new Big East conference announced today that Butler, Xavier and Creighton would be joining the other seven schools that split from the Big East this winter. From the Washington Post: The soon-to-be-launched, basketball-driven Big East will formally introduce new membersButler, Creighton and Xavier during a news conference in New [...]
By JOHN HEALEY Philahoops Staff Twitter: @heal3y It’s official: Villanova is back in the NCAA Tournament. After a one-year hiatus, the Wildcats will return to the Big Dance as a No. 9 seed on Friday and take on No. 8 North Carolina at 7:20 p.m. Villanova will compete in the South region of the bracket [...]
Villanova has been selected to participate in the NCAA Tournament as a No. 9 seed, facing eighth-seeded North Carolina in the first round on Friday in Kansas City, Mo. Temple also heard its name called and will play as a No. 8 seed against ninth-seeded N.C. State on Friday in Dayton, Ohio. MORE COMING!
Villanova (20-13, 10-9 Big East) could not stop Russ Smith, while their own sharpshooter Ryan Arcidiacano struggled to get open, eventually falling to Louisville 74-55. In their last meeting, which the Wildcats won 73-64, Arcidiacano finished with 15 points while smith was held to 8. It seemed as if coach Rick Pitino had his team make a concerted effort [...]
With Villanova likely clinching a bid with their Big East Tournament win over St. John’s and Temple securing their bid when they beat VCU on Sunday, La Salle is the lone team that is watching the bubble. Wednesday was a good day for the Explorers, as certain teams were knocked either out of contention or into [...]