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Happy Friday Nova Nation! It’s a busy day for yours truly, but we have just enough time for a quick Friday poll. Villanova kicks off the non-conference schedule next week against Army. CBS has the Wildcats ranked as the #13 toughest non-con schedule in the country with potentially three ranked opponents in #3 Kansas, #16 Baylor, and #18 Ohio State. My question to you, Nova Nation, is how many games do you think the Wildcats lose (or win) in the non-conference? I’ll put the over/under for losses at 2.5.


Will Villanova lose over or under 2.5 games in their non-conference schedule this season?

This poll is closed

  • 46%
    Over (3+ losses)
    (239 votes)
  • 53%
    Under (2 or fewer losses)
    (274 votes)
513 votes total Vote Now

In other “news”, Villanova Football looks to rebound against UNH, Eric Paschall is coming up big for a struggling Warriors team, and Villanova Women’s Soccer closes out the regular season with a road victory. Enjoy!

Villanova Basketball

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