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Villanova rolls by Butler on Senior Night

Jeff Neiburg (@Jeff_Neiburg) – Jay Wright had the luxury of clearing his bench with four minutes to play, allowing ample time for seniors James Bell, Tony Chennault and Nick McMahon to be applauded separately on their special night. By that point, the damage had … Continue reading

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Neumann-Goretti captures sixth straight Catholic League title over Roman

Jeff McDevitt (@JeffMcDev) – In what felt like a title fight between two heavyweights of the Catholic League, the third quarter saw Roman put five-time defending champ Neumann-Goretti on the ropes. When crunch time came though, it was the same … Continue reading

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Villanova Preview: Rider (Dec. 21)

Garrett Miley (@GWMiley) – Villanova (10-0) vs. Rider (5-4) When: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 4 PM Where: The Pavillion, Villanova, Pa./FS1 KenPom: Villanova 4, Rider 165 RPI: Villanova 6, Rider 114 In a sentence… The Wildcats look to stay perfect … Continue reading

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Chennault to remain a Wildcat

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – Tony Chennault is staying at Villanova. The university announced in a statement Tuesday that Chennault has decided to play his senior season for the Wildcats in 2013-14. The Neumann-Goretti product announced last month that he intended … Continue reading

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2012-13 Postseason Capsules: Villanova Wildcats

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – Villanova Record: 20-14 (10-8 Big East); lost to No. 8 North Carolina in NCAA second round The skinny: The young Wildcats experienced the kind of up-and-down season that most inexperienced teams produce. Ultimately, Villanova’s 2012-13 campaign … Continue reading

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Arcidiacono, Villanova rout DePaul

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – After a pair of disappointing losses last week, Villanova needed a pick-me-up in the worst way. Nothing like a game against DePaul to recapture your mojo. Ryan Arcidiacono led six Wildcats in double figures with a … Continue reading

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Villanova rolls over Monmouth for fourth straight win

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – On a wild day for the Big 5 filled with impressive performances, the Villanova Wildcats did what was expected of them and easily took care of the Monmouth Hawks, rolling to a 83-56 win, for their fourth … Continue reading

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Villanova trying to keep it simple for newcomers

Andrew Koob(@AndrewKoob) – With two new guards being introduced to the program, Villanova coach Jay Wright has a plan to help them feel more comfortable within the flow of the game. Both freshman Ryan Arcidiacono and junior transfer Tony Chennault … Continue reading

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Duren and Galloway lead La Salle past ‘Nova in OT

Andrew Albert (@andrewjalbert01) – For the second year in a row, Villanova and La Salle needed extra time to determine a winner in the first Big 5 match-up of the year. Ramon Galloway and Tyreek Duren propelled La Salle to a 77-74 overtime … Continue reading

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Nova/La Salle kicks off 57th year of Big 5

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – In the complex, multifaceted culture that is Philly basketball, it’s the combination of several factors that make the hoops scene unique. There’s the outdoor courts in the North Philly and West Philly neighborhoods, and the Sonny … Continue reading

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Preview breakdown: La Salle v. Villanova

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Sunday afternoon marks the beginning of the Big 5 season when the Villanova Wildcats travel to Tom Gola Arena for a bout with the La Salle Explorers. The 31st meeting between the Wildcats and Explorers features two … Continue reading

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Chennault, Duren share special bond

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – Tony Chennault was in his dorm room at Villanova University when he took the call that turned his world upside down. His life, already packed with as many changes as he could handle, didn’t need any … Continue reading

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Wildcats suffer shocking home loss to Columbia

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – Entering Tuesday’s game at the Pavilion, Columbia head coach Kyle Smith had already helped to spring one shocking upset over Jay Wright and the Villanova Wildcats. After the re-match, it’s safe to assume Wright doesn’t want … Continue reading

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Villanova falls in 2k Sports Classic Final

Andrew Koob (@AndrewKoob) – Villanova (3-1) ended their trip to Madison Square Garden on a sour note, losing to the Alabama Crimson Tide (4-0) in the 2k Sports Classic Championship, 77-55. Alabama used a 19-2 run early in the second half … Continue reading

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Villanova’s Johnson explains transfer decision

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – For Ty Johnson, the writing was on the wall. Despite playing in all 32 games and making nine starts as a freshman last season, the Villanova guard knew minutes were going to be at a premium … Continue reading

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Wright, Wildcats look for bounce-back season

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – For anyone who has watched the Villanova men’s basketball team during the last decade, the 2011-12 season must have looked out of place. Turnovers and blown leads. Poor shooting, and worse defense. A prospective assistant who … Continue reading

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Villanova gets exhibition win over Carleton, 65-59

Josh Verlin (@jmverlin) – The Villanova Wildcats found themselves in a battle for 40 minutes in their only exhibition game of the 2012-13 season but came away victorious over the defending Canadian national champion, beating Carleton University 65-59 on Thursday … Continue reading

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Transfer Chennault already a leader at Villanova

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – Tony Chennault has yet to play a game in a Villanova uniform. Spend some time around the program, though, and you’d hardly be able to tell. Since making his transfer from Wake Forest official in May, … Continue reading

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Villanova freshman Arcidiacono continues to impress

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – Villanova head coach Jay Wright has a knack for finding great guards. His 11 years on the Main Line have largely been marked by one prolific backcourt after another, to which a stretch of seven consecutive … Continue reading

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New Wildcat Ennis already fitting in

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – New Villanova guard Dylan Ennis’ multi-week stint with the Jamaican national team this summer couldn’t have gotten off to a better start. After all, the first face he saw when he walked into his hotel room was … Continue reading

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Nova’s Johnson steps into the spotlight

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – When he first set foot on the campus of Villanova University a year ago, Ty Johnson couldn’t have imagined he would be in the position he is today. Doubtless, neither could the Wildcats. After a freshman … Continue reading

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Newly eligible Chennault ready for fresh start at Villanova

Andy Edwards (@DLNAndyEdwards) – Tony Chennault had made himself quite a niche over his two years at Wake Forest University. The Philadelphia native and Neumann-Goretti product had found a girlfriend and made plenty of lifelong friends in Winston-Salem. Success came … Continue reading

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Villanova’s Chennault eligible for 2012-13 season

The Villanova Wildcats got a much-needed boost for this upcoming season when they found out  that guard Tony Chennault will be eligible after transferring from Wake Forest following the 2011-12 season. Chennault, a Neumann-Goretti grad, averaged 9.0 points and 2.8 … Continue reading

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