No. 2-Seeded Villanova Tripped Up by No. 7-Seeded Connecticut 77-65 in NCAA Tournament

No. 2-seeded Villanova fell to No. 7-seeded Connecticut 77-65 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 22.


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Connecticut vs Villanova: Recap Notes

    Shabazz Napier accounted for 32.4 percent of the team's points. Niels Giffey has led the team in rebounding four times in 36 games this season.
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No. 2-Seeded Villanova (29-4) and No. 7-Seeded Connecticut (27-8) Meet in Third Round

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No. 2-Seeded Villanova Overpowers No. 15-Seeded Milwaukee 73-53, Moves On to Third Round

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Milwaukee vs Villanova: Recap Notes

    Austin Arians has led the team in scoring five times in 35 games this season. Villanova has won 81 percent of the time this season (13-3) after committing 11 or fewer turnovers.
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No. 2-Seeded Villanova (28-4) Faces No.15-Seeded Milwaukee (21-13) in Second Round

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The Wildcats were defeated by Seton Hall 64-63 on March 13 despite 18 points and eight rebounds from Josh Hart. In addition to his 7. Read more...

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Villanova Moves Down Three Spots to #6 in Latest AP Poll: Mar 17th, 2014

Villanova drops to #6, falling three spots in this week's AP Top 25 poll. The Wildcats are the higher-ranked of two Big East teams in the poll, the other being Creighton at #16. Villanova played only one game this week, an upset loss on the road to Seton Hall, 64-63.

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No. 6 Villanova Loses Close One to Seton Hall 64-63

On Thursday, Mar. 13, No. 6 Villanova let one slip away to Seton Hall 64-63 in conference play. With the loss, the Wildcats are now 2-0 against Seton Hall this season. Josh Hart got a team-high 18 points and eight rebounds in the loss. Darrun Hilliard had 11 points and added four rebounds. Gene Teague registered a double-double for the Pirates with a game-high 19 points and 12 rebounds.

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Seton Hall vs Villanova: Recap Notes

    The top two rebounders (James Bell and Josh Hart) accounted for 42.1 percent of the rebounds. Gene Teague has five straight double-digit point games.
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Updated: No. 6 Villanova (28-3) Takes On Seton Hall (16-16)

No. 6 Villanova takes on Seton Hall on Thursday. Tipoff is at 12 p.m. ET and you can catch it on FS1. The Wildcats defeated the Pirates 70-53 on Feb. 7 and are 5-1 against them over the past four years.

In their last game on Mar. 8, Darrun Hilliard put up 19 points and five assists as the Wildcats ran it up on Georgetown 77-59. On top of a team-high 1. Read more...

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T.J. Warren from NC State Wins StatSheet NCAA Player of the Week - March 10th, 2014

With two outings that included a team season high in scoring, T.J. Warren, a 6-8 sophomore from NC State, is the StatSheet NCAA Player of the Week. StatSheet's NCAA Freshman of the Week is West Virginia's Devin Williams and StatSheet's NCAA 6th Man of the Week is Todd Mayo from Marquette.

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Villanova Moves Up Three Spots to #3 in Latest AP Poll: Mar 10th, 2014

Villanova fights its way to #3, moving up three spots in this week's AP Top 25 poll. The Wildcats lead two Big East teams in the poll, the other being Creighton at #14. Villanova started off the week with a win at Xavier, 77-70. That was followed by another win at home against Georgetown, 77-59. Read more...

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No. 6 Villanova Smashes Georgetown 77-59

On Saturday, Mar. 8, No. 6 Villanova turned the ball over just nine times and won big against Georgetown 77-59 in conference action. With a record of 2-0, the Wildcats stay undefeated against Georgetown this season. Darrun Hilliard had a big game for the Wildcats and put up a team-high 19 points and five assists (3 Reb 3 Stl). Read more...

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Georgetown vs Villanova: Recap Notes

    The last time Villanova recorded at least 14 steals was Mar 06, 2013 against Georgetown. Villanova has won every game this season (9-0) after committing nine or fewer turnovers.
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Updated: No. 6 Villanova (27-3) Faces Georgetown (17-12)

On Saturday, No. 6 Villanova takes on Georgetown. Tipoff is at 2 p.m. ET and you can see it on FS1. The Wildcats beat the Hoyas 65-60 on Jan. 27 and are 3-3 against them over the last four years.

In a 77-70 win over Xavier on Mar. 6, Darrun Hilliard put up 19 points for the Wildcats. He is averaging 14.2 points per game and leads the team in steals with 1. Read more...

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Season Preview: Villanova should not be significantly better or worse than last year. Read our Season Preview
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Big East Standings

OverallConf
 1Villanova 29-5 16-2
2 Creighton 27-8 14-4
3 Providence 23-12 10-8
3 Xavier 21-13 10-8
3 St. John's 20-13 10-8
6 Marquette 17-15 9-9
7 Georgetown 18-15 8-10
8 Seton Hall 17-17 6-12
9 Butler 14-17 4-14
10 DePaul 12-21 3-15
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#15 R. Arcidiacono So G 6-3 195
#32 James Bell Sr G 6-6 220
#5 Tony Chennault Sr G 6-2 195
#31 Dylan Ennis So G 6-2 192
#20 Patrick Farrell So F 6-5 200
#3 Josh Hart Fr G 6-5 202
#4 Darrun Hilliard Jr G 6-6 215
#2 Kris Jenkins Fr F 6-6 255
#0 Henry Lowe So G 5-11 185
#12 Nick McMahon Sr G 6-0 165
#23 Daniel Ochefu So F 6-11 245
#22 J. Pinkston Jr F 6-7 240
#14 Darryl Reynolds Fr F 6-8 225