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Nova Defeats Kansas to Advance to Championship Game

Villanova simply couldn’t miss tonight.  Hitting 18 3s which is the most ever in a final four game. Kansas hit the first shot of the game to go up 2-0 and then an Eric Paschall 3 would give Villanova the lead which they would never give up. Paschall was almost perfect tonight going 10-11 from the field scoring 24 points.

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Nova Advances to Elite 8

Villanova defeated West Virginia 90-78 in a Sweet 16 match up tonight advancing to the Elite 8. Jalen Brunson scored a game high 27 points to help the Wildcats advance.  West Virginia’s press was giving Villanova problems in the first half and at the start of the second half.  About halfway through the second half West Virginia had a 6

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Kansas State holds off Creighton

In a 8 versus 9 matchup Friday night the Kansas State defeated Creighton 69-59 to advance to the round of 32. Kansas State held the lead throughout the entire game lead by junior Barry Brown who had a game high 18 points. Creighton tried to fight back and did come within 2 in the second half but that’s as close

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Nova Advances Past Radford

Villanova hit 14 3s in their first round game against 16 seeded Radford as they cruised to a 87-61 victory. All starters for Villanova scored in double digits with Jalen Brunson leading the way with 16. Radford was lead by Donald Hicks who scored a team high 13. Villanova will play again Saturday against the Alabama and Virginia Tech winner.

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Wildcats Defeat Friars in OT

You could not ask for a more exciting Big East Championship game. It took overtime for Villanova to finally fend off Providence as Villanova wins its 3rd Big East tournament championship in the last four years. The 1st half was a game of runs back and forth between the two teams.  Villanova jumped out to a 11-2 lead before Providence

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#1 Nova Routes #10 Xavier at Home

Tonight featured two top ten teams facing off in Philadelphia, PA as the #1 Villanova Wildcats defeated #10 Xavier 89-65.  Xavier has now loss back to back games after losing to Providence previously.  Villanova gets its second win in a row after losing to Butler. Phil Booth started off the scoring for the night by hitting a 3 and the

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No. 5 Xavier Slips Past Butler

No. 5 Xavier defeated Butler 86-79 at home Tuesday night.  Butler coming off their big win against then No. 1 Villanova didn’t have the shooting touch they did against the Wildcats as they only went 7-27 from behind the arc.  With the win Xavier has now made it 10 wins in a row after their only loss of the season

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2017-2018 Big East Predictions

    Villanova   Seton Hall   Xavier   Providence   Creighton   Butler   St. Johns   Marquette   Depaul   Georgetown Preseason Player of the Year: Jalen Brunson (Nova) Preseason Freshman of the Year: Omari Spellman (Nova) Preseason Defensive Player of the Year: Khyri Thomas (Creighton) Preseason First Team: Jalen Brunson (Nova), Trevon Bluiett (Xavier), Shamorie Ponds (St.

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College Basketball Loses a Legend

In 1985 David took down Goliath, Villanova beat Georgetown in the NCAA National Championship game.  Villanova shot 79 percent and pulled off a 66-64 upset.  On the sidelines coaching this upset was Rollie Massimino or Coach Mass as people called him. Coach Mass has won over 800 college basketball games.  He started at Stony Brook on Long Island and was

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