Trips to Hawaii and Charlottesville to play national powers Oklahoma and Virginia highlight the 2015-16 Villanova Men's Basketball schedule that was unintentionally released early on Villanova.com.
Villanova, who finished 2015 with a 33-3 record, will also have games against Nebraska (in the Big East- Big Ten Gavitt Games), Stanford, and Georgia Tech or Arkansas also bolster the Wildcats' out of conference schedule as well as participation in the Big 5 against City rivals Temple, Penn, LaSalle, and St. Joe's.
The 2016 Big East slate will again start for Jay Wright's squad on New Year's Eve Day when the Wildcats host Xavier with a noon tip off. However, Fox Sports 1 will celebrate the Big East with their "New Year's Marathon" on January 2nd when Villanova travels to Omaha to take on Creighton at 10p ET.
Additionally, 'Nova will play Providence, St. John's, and Georgetown at the Wells Fargo Center.
Examining the TV schedule that is hidden, the Wildcats' game at Georgetown will be broadcast on CBS with five other games, including the season finale against the Hoyas, to be aired on FOX.
The 2016 Big East Tournament's First Round will start on March 9th at Madison Square Garden.
2015-16 Villanova Men's Basketball Schedule
|DATE||OPPONENT / EVENT||LOCATION||TIME (ET)||TV|
|Sunday, November 8, 2015||vs. Pace University (EX)||Philadelphia, PA||12:00p||TBD|
|Friday, November 13, 2015||vs. Fairleigh Dickinson Knights||Villanova, PA||7:00p||FS2|
|Tuesday, November 17, 2015||vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers (Gavitt Games)||Villanova, PA||8:30p||FS1|
|Friday, November 20, 2015||vs. East Tennessee State Buccaneers (NIT Season Tip Off)||Villanova, PA||7:00p||FS2|
|Sunday, November 22, 2015||vs. Akron Zips (NIT Season Tip Off)||Villanova, PA||4:30p||FS1|
|Thursday, November 26, 2015||vs. Stanford Cardinal (NIT Season Tip Off)||Brooklyn, NY||4:30p||ESPN2|
|Friday, November 27, 2015||vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets or
Arkansas Razorbacks (NIT Season Tip Off)
|Tuesday, December 1, 2015||at Saint Josephs Hawks||Philadelphia, PA||7:00p||CBS Sports Network|
|Monday, December 7, 2015||vs. Oklahoma Sooners||Honolulu, HI||7:00p||FS1|
|Sunday, December 13, 2015||vs. La Salle Explorers||Villanova, PA||5:00p||FS1|
|Saturday, December 19, 2015||at Virginia Cavaliers||Charlottesville, VA||12:00p||ESPN2|
|Tuesday, December 22, 2015||vs. Delaware Blue Hens||Villanova, PA||7:00p||FS1|
|Monday, December 28, 2015||vs. Penn Quakers||Villanova, PA||7:00p||FS1|
|Thursday, December 31, 2015||vs. Xavier Musketeers||Villanova, PA||12:00p||FS1|
|Saturday, January 2, 2016||at Creighton Bluejays||Omaha, NE||10:00p||FS1|
|Wednesday, January 6, 2016||vs. Seton Hall Pirates||Villanova, PA||7:00p||FS1|
|Sunday, January 10, 2016||at Butler Bulldogs||Indianapolis, IN||7:30p||FS1|
|Wednesday, January 13, 2016||vs. Marquette Golden Eagles||Villanova, PA||8:30p||FS1|
|Saturday, January 16, 2016||at Georgetown Hoyas||Washington, D.C.||1:00p||CBS|
|Wednesday, January 20, 2016||at Seton Hall Pirates||South Orange, NJ||9:00p||CBS Sports Network|
|Saturday, January 23, 2016||vs. Providence Friars||Philadelphia, PA||12:00p||FOX|
|Sunday, January 31, 2016||at St. John's Red Storm||New York, NY||12:00p||FOX|
|Wednesday, February 3, 2016||vs. Creighton Bluejays||Villanova, PA||8:00p||CBS Sports Network|
|Saturday, February 6, 2016||at Providence Friars||Providence, RI||2:30p||FS1|
|Tuesday, February 9, 2016||at DePaul Blue Demons||Chicago, IL||8:30p||FS1|
|Saturday, February 13, 2016||vs. St. John's Red Storm||Philadelphia, PA||8:00p||CBS Sports Network|
|Wednesday, February 17, 2016||at Temple Owls||Philadelphia, PA||7:00p||ESPN2|
|Saturday, February 20, 2016||vs. Butler Bulldogs||Villanova, PA||2:30p||FOX|
|Wednesday, February 24, 2016||at Xavier Musketeers||Cincinnati, OH||7:00p||FS1|
|Saturday, February 27, 2016||at Marquette Golden Eagles||Milwaukee, WI||2:00p||FOX|
|Tuesday, March 1, 2016||vs. DePaul Blue Devils||Villanova, PA||7:00p||FS1|
|Saturday, March 5, 2016||vs. Georgetown Hoyas||Philadelphia, PA||12:00p||FOX|