Wildcats Continue to Roll

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.

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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.

Wildcats continue to roll. So catch the Jay Wright and his team’s road to victory by clicking here.

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Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.

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