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Villanova Basketball Recruiting 2016

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Hunter visited 'Nova Tuesday

Hunter took an unofficial visit to Arkansas over the weekend, and will trip to Virginia tomorrow as well.

Painter cuts list to 7

2 power forwards in one class at Villanova? It might happen!

Painter gets an offer

Painter will cut his list to seven schools tonight.

Final Live Period Roundup

Jay Wright spent the weekend in Las Vegas.

Local wing lands offer

The Philly wing has seen his stock soar this summer.

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Stevens cuts list to 8

Local class of 2016 wing Lamar Stevens from Roman Catholic (Pa.) is starting to hit the home stretch in his recruitment.

The 6'6" small forward is ranked #77 by 24/7, #70 by ESPN, and #90 by Scout.

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Pritchard still an option?

It would appear so, as Jay Wright is watching Payton Pritchard play in Las Vegas. Pritchard decommitted from Oklahoma in July, about 8 months after his original commitment to the Sooners over 'Nova, Wisconsin, Oregon and Gonzaga.

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Wright scouting Gabriel again

Jay Wright is in Las Vegas for the massive schedule of live period events this week. At this point, it's safe to say that Wenyen Gabriel has become a priority target in the 2016 class

2nd July Live Period Weekend Roundup

Rackin' up the miles!

'Nova offers Top 100 wing/forward

Another wing target for 2016!

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New target: Wenyen Gabriel

Wilbraham & Monson Academy's (MA)Wenyen Gabriel, a 6'9" 195 pound 4-star forward, is currently ranked #77 in the 247 Composite and holds offers from UConn, Maryland, Virginia and Notre Dame amongs others.

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'Nova backs off Alkins

Jay Wright & Co. were one of the first high-majors to recruit and follow 6'4" guard Rawle Alkins, but have ended their persuit.

Alkins, a 2016 recruit, has continued his upward trajectory recently getting offers from Kentucky, Kansas, and North Carolina.

Jay Wright has also added transfer Eric Paschall from Fordham.

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5 schools after Stevens the hardest

The Indiana site is reporting that Class of 2016 forward, Lamar Stevens (Haverford School) has Villanova along with Indiana, Marquette, Pitt, and Temple in his Top 5.

Stevens has since corrected this report, saying this is not his final five, just the five schools talking to him the most.

Peach Jam & UAA recruiting roundup

The recruiting plan became clearer over the weekend.

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Spellman transfer for senior year

6'8" big man Omari Spellman, Villanova's lone commit for the Class of 2016, will be heading to Connecticut to play his senior season at St. Thomas More. Spellman put in a very impressive performance last month at the NBAPA Top 100 Camp, but tweaked his ankle recently at the Peach Jam.

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Spellman on crutches at Peach Jam

Per multiple reports, Omari Spellman picked up an ankle injury prior to the event and will not play at all this weekend.

Pritchard decommits from Sooners

The Top 100 rising senior had Villanova in his final five before committing in the fall.

Villanova offers 2016 shooting guard

The sniper has blown up on the AAU circuit this summer.

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Highlights of Omari Spellman at NBPA Top 100

Get excited Villanova fans, but not too excited because Omari Spellman won't be a Wildcat until the 2016-17 season. Read More: Spellman impresses at NBAPA Top 100

Spellman impressing at NBAPA Top 100

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Brunson & Spellman plan Championship on Twitter

Get Excited 'Nova Nation!

2016 Recruiting rankings updated

Scout and ESPN release their newest rankings

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New Brunson Mixtape!

Another Jalen Brunson mixtape has been released - is it October yet?

Spellman impresses at Pangos

2016 Big Board Update

Who will Jay Wright bring in to compliment Omari Spellman?

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Painter schedules 'Nova visit

6'10" Dylan Painter has picked up tons of interest since the beginning of April, including offers from Xavier and Penn State.

Taking (a) Wing with Eric Paschall

In light of yesterday's news, VUHoops went through new transfer Eric Paschall's stats from last year, and envisioned how he could help the team.

AAU Schedules & Open Thread

The AAU circuit is back in action this weekend - here is who the staff will be watching.

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2016 forward will visit in May

6'10" Dylan Painter has picked up tons of interest since the beginning of April, including offers from Xavier and Penn State.

A-10 ROY transferring to Villanova

The Fordham transfer will be eligible for the Wildcats at the start of the 2016-17 season.

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Report: Paschall to 'Nova

The Atlantic-10 Rookie of the Year will sit out next season and be eligible to play in 2016. He will have 3 seasons of eligibility remaining.

Stevens visited 'Nova on Saturday

After a big weekend, he's got a lot more options for college.