Wildcats continue to roll proving they are elite in the NCAA. The 8-7 Providence Friars took on the 3rd Ranked, Villanova Wildcats. Villanova (10-1) pulled off a 47 point second half en route to a 71-56 victory on Saturday.
Villanova trailed by three, 27-24 after the first half but stormed the Bastille in the second half to show why Jay Wright has them in the upper echelon of the NCAA.
Providence received double-doubles from Alyn Breed (11 boards and 18 points) as well as David Duke (11 rebounds to go with 10 points) with Nate Watson chipping in with 12 points. The output was not enough to secure a win in this one and ‘Nova countered with Caleb Watson nailing 12 points complimented by Collin Gillespie’s 15.
The Wildcats were benefactors of a double double from Jermaine Samuels and his 10 point, 10 rebound game leader.
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Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.