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Villanova Basketball 3 on 3 Summer Tournament: Round 1, Day 1

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And away we go!

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All month we’re squaring off the best user-submitted teams in a giant 128 team 3 on 3 tournament. Voting closes every night at midnight, so be sure to check back every day to vote for your favorite teams and see who comes away as the 2018 Summer Tournament Champion!

It’s day one of our enormous 128 team competition, and that means kicking things off with 13 matchups from across all four Regions. As has been tradition, the Regions are all named after the greatest coaches in Villanova history: Wright, Massimino, Kraft, and Severance. As the rounds progress we’ll provide more background and info on all the teams, but for now you’re getting the bare bones. There’s a lot to get to so let’s not waste any time and dive right in.

Team GOAT (1) vs Bench Mobsters (32)

This matchup features arguably the Mount Rushmore of Villanova Basketball players vs. four of the most beloved walkons in program history.

Team GOAT

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Ed Pinckney 14.5 8.6 1.8 2 1.5
Howard Porter 22.8 14.9 x x x
Jalen Brunson 14.4 2.5 3.7 0 0.8
Kerry Kittles 18.4 5.9 3.3 0.4 2.3

Bench Mobsters

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Henry Lowe 0.2 0.1 0.1 0 0
R.C. Massimino 0.6 0.2 0.2 0 0.1
Denny Grace 0.1 0.3 0 0 0
Matt Couture 0.5 0.2 0 0 0

Poll

Team GOAT (1) vs Bench Mobsters (32)

This poll is closed

  • 90%
    Team GOAT
    (271 votes)
  • 9%
    Bench Mobsters
    (29 votes)
300 votes total Vote Now

The Blend (2) vs Team Shutout (31)

It’s a classic struggle of Offense vs. Defense in this matchup.

The Blend

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Howard Porter 22.8 14.9 x x x
Kerry Kittles 18.4 5.9 3.3 0.4 2.3
Larry Hennessy 24.4 6.3 0.7 x x
Randy Foye 15 4.8 3.2 0.4 1.5

Team Shutout

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Dwayne Anderson 5.9 4 0.8 0.3 1.1
Gary Massey 6.6 3.2 1.1 0.3 1.5
Rodney Taylor 7 5.3 0.5 0.3 0.5
Will Sheridan 5.1 5.5 0.7 1.1 0.8

Poll

The Blend (2) vs Team Shutout (31)

This poll is closed

  • 91%
    The Blend
    (259 votes)
  • 8%
    Team Shutout
    (24 votes)
283 votes total Vote Now

JPD Team (3) vs The Future (30)

Four of the greatest players in program history face off against one of the greatest incoming freshman classes Jay Wright has ever had.

JPD Team

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Ed Pinckney 14.5 8.6 1.8 2 1.5
Howard Porter 22.8 14.9 x x x
Jalen Brunson 14.4 2.5 3.7 0 0.8
Randy Foye 15 4.8 3.2 0.4 1.5

The Future

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Jahvon Quinerly x x x x x
Cole Swider x x x x x
Brandon Slater x x x x x
Saddiq Bey x x x x x

Poll

JPD Team (3) vs The Future (30)

This poll is closed

  • 84%
    JPD Team
    (236 votes)
  • 15%
    The Future
    (43 votes)
279 votes total Vote Now

Unbeatable (4) vs Red Cross Crew (29)

It’s Kerry Kittles and three killer B’s against some of the players that still have us asking “What if they were healthy?”

Unbeatable

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Jalen Brunson 14.4 2.5 3.7 0 0.8
Kerry Kittles 18.4 5.9 3.3 0.4 2.3
Michael Bradley 20.8 9.8 2.6 1.8 0.9
Mikal Bridges 11.3 4.3 1.6 0.9 1.4

Red Cross Crew

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Curtis Sumpter 13.3 6.4 0.9 0.8 0.9
James Bell 8.6 4 1.2 0.4 0.9
Jason Fraser 5.9 5.8 0.6 1.6 0.3
Phil Booth 7.5 2.2 2.1 0.1 0.6

Poll

Unbeatable (4) vs Red Cross Crew (29)

This poll is closed

  • 83%
    Unbeatable
    (229 votes)
  • 16%
    Red Cross Crew
    (45 votes)
274 votes total Vote Now

Tough Guys (6) vs Team Transfer (27)

Four guys that don’t know the meaning of the word quit against four more that came to Villanova in search of something better.

Tough Guys

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Josh Hart 13.2 5.6 1.8 0.3 1.1
Kerry Kittles 18.4 5.9 3.3 0.4 2.3
Kyle Lowry 9.5 3.8 3 0.2 1.9
Randy Foye 15 4.8 3.2 0.4 1.5

Team Transfer

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Michael Bradley 20.8 9.8 2.6 1.8 0.9
Eric Paschall 8.9 4.5 1.4 0.6 0.7
Dylan Ennis 7.7 2.8 2.7 0.4 0.7
Joe Cremo x x x x x

Poll

Tough Guys (6) vs Team Transfer (27)

This poll is closed

  • 93%
    Tough Guys
    (256 votes)
  • 6%
    Team Transfer
    (17 votes)
273 votes total Vote Now

Knock You Out (7) vs Perfection Plus One (26)

You want a street fight? Here’s your street fight.

Knock You Out

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Doug West 14.8 4.6 1.9 0.4 0.9
Ed Pinckney 14.5 8.6 1.8 2 1.5
Howard Porter 22.8 14.9 x x x
Jalen Brunson 14.4 2.5 3.7 0 0.8

Perfection Plus One

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Donte DiVincenzo 10.2 4 2.4 0.2 0.9
Harold Jensen 8.9 1.9 1.8 0 1
Jalen Brunson 14.4 2.5 3.7 0 0.8
Kris Jenkins 9.5 3 1.5 0.3 0.7

Poll

Knock You Out (7) vs Perfection Plus One (26)

This poll is closed

  • 48%
    Knock You Out
    (126 votes)
  • 51%
    Perfection Plus One
    (133 votes)
259 votes total Vote Now

Knowvaah (8) vs All New Jersey Wildcats (25)

Three First Team All-Americans and a Final Four MVP take on the Jersey Boys.

Knowvaah

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Ed Pinckney 14.5 8.6 1.8 2 1.5
Jalen Brunson 14.4 2.5 3.7 0 0.8
Randy Foye 15 4.8 3.2 0.4 1.5
Scottie Reynolds 16 2.9 3.5 0.1 1.5

All New Jersey Wildcats

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
John Celestand 9.9 2.8 3.6 0.2 1.3
Mike Nardi 10.1 2.2 3.3 0.1 0.9
Randy Foye 15 4.8 3.2 0.4 1.5
Tom Sienkiewicz 11.1 1.7 x x x

Poll

Knowvaah (8) vs All New Jersey Wildcats (25)

This poll is closed

  • 92%
    Knowvaah
    (232 votes)
  • 7%
    All New Jersey Wildcats
    (19 votes)
251 votes total Vote Now

Wild Cats (9) vs Class of 2002 (24)

Four of the most versatile “Wild Cats” of all time versus arguably the most talented class to ever come to Villanova.

Wild Cats

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Doug West 14.8 4.6 1.9 0.4 0.9
Josh Hart 13.2 5.6 1.8 0.3 1.1
Kerry Kittles 18.4 5.9 3.3 0.4 2.3
Kyle Lowry 9.5 3.8 3 0.2 1.9

Class of 2002

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Allan Ray 15.6 3.2 2 0.1 1.1
Curtis Sumpter 13.3 6.4 0.9 0.8 0.9
Jason Fraser 5.9 5.8 0.6 1.6 0.3
Randy Foye 15 4.8 3.2 0.4 1.5

Poll

Wild Cats (9) vs Class of 2002 (24)

This poll is closed

  • 69%
    Wild Cats
    (170 votes)
  • 30%
    Class of 2002
    (75 votes)
245 votes total Vote Now

Team 20 PPG (11) vs Young Cats Should Be Proud Of History (22)

One of the few teams in this tournament that averaged a collective 80+ PPG, versus a collection of some of the best players of the past few decades.

Team 20 PPG

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Howard Porter 22.8 14.9 x x x
Hubie White 20.6 9.7 x x x
Larry Hennessy 24.4 6.3 0.7 x x
Paul Arizin 20 x x x x

Young Cats Should Be Proud Of History

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Alex Bradley 14.7 7.2 x x x
Keith Herron 18.5 4.8 x x x
Kyle Lowry 9.5 3.8 3 0.2 1.9
Paul Arizin 20 x x x x

Poll

Team 20 PPG (11) vs Young Cats Should Be Proud Of History (22)

This poll is closed

  • 61%
    Team 20 PPG
    (144 votes)
  • 38%
    Young Cats Should Be Proud Of History
    (92 votes)
236 votes total Vote Now

NIT Champs (12) vs One Hit Wonders (21)

The best team of the Lapas era vs the “one and dones” of Villanova Basketball.

NIT Champs

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Alvin Williams 10.9 3.7 4.2 0.3 1.5
Eric Eberz 11.6 3.6 1.3 0.2 0.7
Jason Lawson 11.9 6.9 1.4 2.9 0.7
Kerry Kittles 18.4 5.9 3.3 0.4 2.3

One Hit Wonders

Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Player PTS RBS AST BLK STL
Michael Bradley 20.8 9.8 2.6 1.8 0.9
Omari Spellman 10.9 8 0.8 1.5 0.7
Tim Thomas 16.9 6 2.1 1 1.8
Taylor King 7.4 5.3 0.6 0.5 0.7

Poll

NIT Champs (12) vs One Hit Wonders (21)

This poll is closed

  • 59%
    NIT Champs
    (145 votes)
  • 40%
    One Hit Wonders
    (98 votes)
243 votes total Vote Now

Thanks for voting! Weigh in on the teams in the comments below, and be sure to check back tomorrow to see who won and vote on the next round of teams!