A Calendar Year-End Review for basketball is tough because it encompasses multiple seasons, but here are the highlights (and lowlights) for Villanova Basketball's 2008 calendar year...
- Villanova entered 2008 at #17 in the AP Poll and #16 in the USA Today/ESPN Poll with a 10-1 Record
- January 23 through February 4th saw the Wildcats lose 5 straight games to Rutgers, Notre Dame, Pitt, Syracuse and St. Joe's (PA)
- Andrew Ott transfers to Penn State
- February 11th... Corey Stokes gets whistled for a questionable foul call 90 feet away from the basket with .1 seconds in a tie game at Georgetown.
- 'Nova wins 5 of last 7 in the Regular Season to secure the #8 seed in the Big East Tournament.
- Wildcats beat Syracuse and lose to Georgetown at MSG during the Big East Tournament.
VU finishes the Regular Season 20-12 (9-9 Conference)
Not a bad 2008. Did we miss anything? What were your favorite highlights?
2008 in Photos...