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Villanova Basketball Game Recaps

Baylor ends Nova’s season

Turnovers, scoring droughts, and Bears, oh my!

‘Nova is heading to the Sweet 16!

After a bit of a slow start early on, the ‘Cats dominated.

‘Nova advances past Winthrop

The Wildcats are moving on to the round of 32.

Villanova falls to Georgetown in 72-71 quarterfinal thriller

The top-seeded ‘Cats fell to the Hoyas.

Injured Villanova falls short at Providence, loses 54-52

In a lackluster shooting performance, Villanova lost its fourth straight road game and had another guard go down.

Villanova beats Creighton, 72-60, in bittersweet Senior Night win

The ‘Cats stepped up and secured the win after senior leader Collin Gillespie went down with a knee injury.

Butler upsets No. 8 Villanova, 73-61

The Wildcats had another unpleasant experience at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Villanova’s fast start sets tone in 81-58 win over St. John’s

Villanova holds off UConn in 68-60 win

It wasn’t a pretty game, but the Wildcats were able to scrap, lock down, and make the key shots to hang on for the win.

Villanova falls to sharp-shooting Creighton team, 86-70

Creighton’s hot hand and run and gun offense bested the ‘Cats tonight

Villanova’s second half surge buries Marquette in 96-64 win

The Wildcats heated up from deep and hardly looked back in a season-high 96-point outing.

Wildcats fail to weather the Red Storm, 70-59

Villanova’s win streak comes to an end as it picks up its first Big East loss of the season at Carnesecca Arena.

Villanova overcomes slow start, beats Marquette, 85-68 

The Wildcats have now won six straight and remain undefeated in Big East play.

Marquette Game Thread

Heading to Milwaukee

Villanova pulls away from St. Joe’s in Big 5 battle, wins 88-68

For the ninth straight year, the Hawk is dead.

Wright picks up win No. 600 in victory over Butler

After a tight start, Villanova topped the Bulldogs to win its home opener. Jay Wright picked up his 600th win.

Wildcats claw back to win at Georgetown

The Wildcats overcame an early deficit to pull away from Patrick Ewing’s Hoyas.

No. 12 Villanova holds off No. 17 Texas for 68-64 win

Horns down.

‘Nova falls to VA Tech

Villanova loses to Virginia Tech after having trouble finding its groove for a majority of the game.

‘Nova defeats #18 ASU to win 2K Empire Classic

The Wildcats tip off the 2020 season with an early-season tournament title.

Villanova surges past Boston College in season opener, 76-67

‘Nova rallies late in the second half to take down the Eagles in its first game of the season.

Villanova escapes Georgetown with regular season finale win, 70-69

After squandering a strong start, the Wildcats are able to battle back and win in the closing seconds to defeat Georgetown.

Villanova falls to Providence 58-54

Poor shooting and foul trouble doomed the Wildcats in another South Philly loss.

Villanova Calms The Red Storm 71-60

The Wildcats celebrated a win and honored one of their great alumni as Kyle Lowry’s jersey was retired at half time.

Villanova ties season-best 18 made threes in 91-71 victory over DePaul

No overtime needed, this time around.

Second half surge lifts ‘Cats to 76-56 victory over Temple

Villanova is back on top of the Big 5. Also, there will be no more Collin Gillespie slander allowed.

Villanova Holds On For 72-71 Victory Over Marquette

The three-game losing streak is over.

Pirates hand Wildcats third-straight loss in 70-64 victory for Hall

Seton Hall hangs on for the win.

Creighton thwarts Villanova’s comeback bid, ‘Cats lose 76-61

Not this time.

‘Nova beats Butler by 15

A nice win at home for the Wildcats, who were in control for most of the game.

Villanova overcomes early deficit, defeats UConn 61-55

Another strong defensive effort allowed the ‘Cats to battle back for the comeback victory.

Villanova tripped up by Marquette, 60-71

The Wildcats lose for the 3rd time in 4 seasons at Fiserv Forum.