With the Pavilion’s renovations underway, it looked like the Villanova men’s basketball team would not be playing an exhibition this year, instead opting for multiple ‘secret scrimmages’ on the road.underway
But with Puerto Rico in desparate need of aid, the Villanova Athletics department jumped in to the relief effort and put together a double-header with the women’s team to raise money.
Ticket proceeds from the game (and we’re hoping this month’s ‘Nova Nation All-Access fees) will be put towards the “Unidos Por Puerto Rico” organization. If you’re in the giving mood, additional relief donations can be made through the organization here.
The women’s previously scheduled exhibition against East Stroudsburg will kick things off before the men take on City 6 rival Drexel to close out the evening. The event will take place in Jake Nevin Fieldhouse and give fans and earlier than expected look at the Top-10 ranked ‘Cats.
Venue: Jake Nevin Fieldhouse (Villanova, Pa.)
Women’s Matchup: Villanova Wildcats vs. East Stroudsburg
Game Time: 6:00pm ET
Men’s Matchup: Villanova Wildcats vs. Drexel Dragons
Game Time: 9:00pm ET
Live Stream: ‘Nova Nation All-Access ($)