Villanova Basketball Game Recaps

Wildcats advance past Milwaukee, 73-53


Hot second half of offense- and stellar defense- helped 'Nova overcome a sloppy first half and some poor outside shooting. Survive and advance.

'Cats upset by Pirates on Gibbs' buzzer beater


Missed free throws and poor outside shooting likely cost Villanova a 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

'Nova wins 28th in dominant fashion


Wildcats crush Hoyas by 18 in the regular season finale in front of a sell-out crowd.

Villanova wins the Big East regular season title!


Villanova weathered a strong Senior Night effort from Xavier to clinch their first outright Big East regular season championship in 32 years.

Villanova cruises past Marquette 73-56


Villanova gets school-record 26th win of the regular season behind Hilliard's career-high 26 points.

Wildcats win on Senior Night in a 67-48 blowout


Poor shooting from both sides doesn't dampen 'Cats, as they won big on Senior Night over lowly Butler.

Villanova survives the Storm, 57-54


St. John's fails to complete the upset as Villanova wins 57-54

'Cats win double OT thriller at The Dunk


Arch hit the game-winner on his third attempt as Nova holds on to win, 82-79.

Creighton Recap: It Was Deja Vu for Creighton


Creighton goes insanely hot from the floor to sweep the season series from Villanova

Villanova Demolishes DePaul 87-62


Villanova easily wiped out a weak DePaul team in Wednesday night's contest by 25 points. Villanova had five players reach double figures, led by Darrun Hilliard with 22.

Villanova powers past Pirates 70-53


Villanova takes down the Seton Hall Pirates in a game that was never in doubt. The final score was 70-53.

'Nova shoots down Xavier 81-58 behind Bell's 27


The Villanova Wildcats took care of business at home against the Xavier Musketeers. Great play from veterans James Bell and Darrun Hilliard led the way for the good guys (in grey?).

Villanova runs away from Temple 90-74


Villanova takes the 2013-2014 Big 5 Title in Temple

'Cats escape with narrow victory in DC

Villanova handed the Hoyas their fifth-straight loss on Monday night, in another too-close-for-comfort game on the road.

Villanova defeats Marquette 94-85 in OT


Bell, Arch, and Hilliard combine for 70 in overtime win.

Creighton romps over Villanova, 96-68


Record-setting night for Bluejays results in Wildcats' first Big East loss.

Ochefu's big day keeps 'Cats out of danger


The Wildcats came out of the locker room cold to start the game, but were always at bit better than their opponent.

Arch gets his groove back, Cats jolt past Johnnies


It wasn't very pretty, but timely shooting from Arch and a few big plays by freshman Josh Hart secured the win for the Wildcats, and moved the team to 4-0 in the Big East.

Wildcats sloppy, but beat Pirates 83-67


Villanova was able to keep Seton Hall at an arm's length for most of the second half, and live to go 14-1 on the season

'Cats send Friars packing in 91-61 rout


Jay Wright's team made quick work of the injury-riddled Friars with stellar defense, and their best shooting performance of the season.

Wildcats outlast Bulldogs in OT 76-73


Points in the paint were to key to the 'Cats overtaking Butler to start 1-0 in conference play

'Nova whips the Broncs, moves to 11-0


The Wildcats are 11-0 for the first time since Jim Washington was setting rebound records on the Main Line after taking care of business against Rider.

Villanova vs. La Salle: Cats cruise to 73-52 win


With one Big 5 game left, Villanova looks like an easy pick for the best team in the City of Brotherly Love.

The Hawk Is Dead! 'Cats win 98-68


The Wildcats made it a no-doubter in the second half, as they turned the Holy War into a laugher. James Bell (25 points, 14 rebounds) and JayVaughn Pinkston (27 points, 8 rebounds, general...

Wildcats start Big 5 1-0 over Penn


Wildcat's lackadaisical 2nd half offense made it close, but free throws were key to keep a distance from the Quakers.

Battle 4 Atlantis Champions!


Behind James Bell's MVP performance, and some important contributions from freshmen Josh Hart and Kris Jenkins, 'Nova came back from 15 points down to win the Battle 4 Atlantis in overtime over Iowa.

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