The Villanova Wildcats celebrated the 2018 season last night by hosting their annual banquet on campus. With the Pavilion still undergoing a facelift, the event was held in Jake Nevin Fieldhouse.
You can watch the entire ceremony in the embedded video, but here are some of the relevant highlights:
Head coach Jay Wright handed out several awards:
- Jalen Brunson was given the Villanova Basketball Award
- Mikal Bridges was named the team's Most Outstanding Player
- Omari Spellman earned the Villanova Attitude Award
- Donte DiVincenzo and Phil Booth split the Jake Nevin Award
- DiVincenzo also received the Alexander Severance Award
- Eric Paschall was named the Most Improved Player
Bridges and Brunson also gave speeches to the crowd. Bridges begins at approximately 1 hour, 42 minutes, while Brunson's begins at approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes and 30 seconds.