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Villanova Basketball: Which Big Ten team do you want to play in the Gavitt Games?

Twelve teams to pick from- who do you want it to be?

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With Villanova set to participate in the 2020-21 Gavitt Games, who would you like to see the Wildcats play?

Historically, ‘Nova is 2-2 in the annual Big Ten vs. Big East series, having defeated Nebraska in 2015, Purdue in 2016, losing to Michigan in 2017 and Ohio State last season.

Here is how the ‘Cats have fared over the decades against the twelve schools currently in the Big Ten

Villanova against the Big Ten

School Villanova Record Against Last Meeting
School Villanova Record Against Last Meeting
Illinois Fighting Illini 4-3 12/9/14
Indiana Hoosiers 3-2 12/28/81
Iowa Hawkeyes 5-1 3/20/16
Maryland Terrapins 4-1 1/15/11
Michigan State Spartans 2-1 11/29/02
Michigan Wolverines 3-2 11/14/18
Minnesota Golden Gophers 1-3 3/15/01
Nebraska Cornhuskers 3-0 11/17/15
Northwestern Wildcats 0-0 N/A
Ohio State Buckeyes 1-3 11/13/19
Penn State Nittany Lions 7-1 12/11/99
Purdue Boilermakers 2-1 3/23/19
Rutgers Scarlet Knights 29-9 2/18/13
Wisconsin Badgers 1-1 3/18/17

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Venue aside (that’s a topic for another article), who would you like to see Villanova add to their upcoming season’s non-conference schedule?


What Big Ten school do you want Villanova to play?

This poll is closed

  • 1%
    Illinois Fighting Illini
    (7 votes)
  • 10%
    Indiana Hoosiers
    (69 votes)
  • 3%
    Iowa Hawkeyes
    (26 votes)
  • 10%
    Maryland Terrapins
    (68 votes)
  • 31%
    Michigan State Spartans
    (207 votes)
  • 5%
    Michigan Wolverines
    (38 votes)
  • 2%
    Minnesota Golden Gophers
    (15 votes)
  • 0%
    Nebraska Cornhuskers
    (4 votes)
  • 2%
    Northwestern Wildcats
    (14 votes)
  • 7%
    Ohio State Buckeyes
    (52 votes)
  • 11%
    Penn State Nittany Lions
    (73 votes)
  • 0%
    Purdue Boilermakers
    (5 votes)
  • 6%
    Rutgers Scarlet Knights
    (43 votes)
  • 6%
    Wisconsin Badgers
    (40 votes)
661 votes total Vote Now

This poll will close on May 31, 2020 at 6:36pm EDT

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