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Nova Advances

Nova Advances after victory over North Texas, 84-61. The #5 Villanova Wildcats faced the challenge from the #13 North Texas Mean Green and played what may have been their best game of the season. Balanced scoring, lights out shooting a staunch defense ended the dream...
Nova Moves to the Next Round

Nova Moves to the Next Round

Nova moves on to the next round after victory. The Villanova Wildcats (18-6) have struggled mightily since losing their superstar, Collin Gillespie. They opened up the NCAA Tournament over Winthrop (23-2), 73-63. For #5 ‘Nova to pull off a win over the #12 Winthrop...

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Drexel Women Work Overtime

Drexel Women Work Overtime

Drexel Women work overtime in victory over JMU, 79-76. The Drexel Lady Dragons jumped out to a 10 point half-time lead but James Madison stormed back and forced the extra time when Kiki Jefferson got the game-tying bucket with just 20.1 showing on the clock. Drexel...

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Lady Dragons Breathe Fire

Lady Dragons Breathe Fire

Lady Dragons breathe fire besting Elon, 65- 59. The #3 Ranked Drexel Lady Dragons (12-8) used a big start to defeat the Elon Phoenix (7-8), in a Quarterfinal tilt in the CAA. The always dependable, Hannah Nihill stole the spotlight. Nihill racked up 24 points, 5...

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Wildcats Drop One to Hoyas

Wildcats Drop One to Hoyas

Wildcats drop one to Hoyas, 72-71. In a Big East Quarter Final Matchup, the Villanova Wildcats showed just how much Collin Gillespie is missed as they dropped their second consecutive game without him. Gillespie, the Big East Player of the Year, is apparently out for...

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Wildcats Drop Regular Season Finale

Wildcats Drop Regular Season Finale

Wildcats drop regular-season finale, 54-52. Despite falling behind, 38-21 at the half, the Villanova Wildcats (16-5) had a chance to pull off the comeback over the Providence Friars (13-12). In what was essentially a meaningless game, Villanova was in a position to...

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The Magic Ended for St. Joe’s

The Magic Ended for St. Joe’s

The magic ended for St. Joe’s, 100-66. The #13 St. Joe’s Hawks took on the #5 UMass Minutemen in A-10 Tournament action. The Hawks found their rhythm In the past few weeks after a dismal start to their 2021 Division 1, Basketball season. The Minutemen put up an...

St. Joe’s With Convincing win over LaSalle

St. Joe’s With Convincing win over LaSalle

St. Joe’s With Convincing win over LaSalle, 72-66. Having a very short time to work as a team in the preseason, The St. Joseph’s Hawks struggled mightily for most of the season. Cohesion started to appear and the Hawks (6-14) have gotten hot at the best time. Facing...

Villanova Clinches the Title

Villanova Clinches the Title

Villanova clinches the title but loses a leader. The Creighton Blue Jays (17-8) came into the Finneran Pavilion to battle the Villanova Wild Cats (17-4) with the Big East Title at stake. Villanova survived a frantic Creighton comeback. They pulled out a 72-60 victory...

LaSalle Wins in Cakewalk

LaSalle Wins in Cakewalk

LaSalle wins in cakewalk victory, 85-65 over Duquesne. Just like the St.Joe’s game, it was Senior Night at storied Tom Gola Arena on the campus of LaSalle University. Like St.Joe’s, parents of players were permitted to take part in the festivities. The Explorers...

Hawks Stay Hot

Hawks Stay Hot

Hawks stay hot and pull off upset, 97-84. The Dayton Flyers (12-8) flew into Hagan Hall on Hawk Hill to take on the suddenly hot, St. Joe’s Hawks (3-14). For the first time this season, the parents of the players were permitted in the building to help celebrate Senior...

Villanova Storms St. John’s

Villanova Storms St. John’s

Villanova storms St. John’s, 81-58 in a blowout. The St. John’s Red Storm visited the Pavilion at Villanova and probably wished they hadn’t. Total domination from the Wildcats (15-3) moved their home win skein to 8 games. The Red Storm (14-10) was out of this one...

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