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Big East Tournament 2017: How to watch Villanova Basketball vs. St. John’s

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A heated first round win will have the Johnnies feeling good.

NCAA Basketball: St. John at Villanova Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The Villanova Wildcats are looking very good for a favorable NCAA Tournament draw, but that won’t slow them down in New York. A year after a heartbreaking loss to Seton Hall (it all worked out okay in the end), the ‘Cats Senior class will surely want to bring home another Big East Tournament title.

A good draw - the ‘Cats will avoid Butler and Providence (currently red-hot) until the finals means they’re the heavy favorites in New York City.

They’ll take on the St. John’s Red Storm after the Johnnies won a thriller over the Georgetown Hoyas on Wednesday night. The game was a heated affair with a late second half flare up bringing back memories of the 80s Big East. With the win, they’ll be in a buoyant mood for Thursday afternoon.

Game Time, TV Schedule: 12:00pm ET. The game will be televised on FS1.

Live Video Stream: FoxSportsGO will have the live stream.

PRE & POST GAME MEETUPS

The Villanova University Club of New York City will host meetups before and after every Villanova game at 2 locations:

Pre-game meetups will begin 2 hours prior to tipoff. Post-game meetups will end 2 hours after the conclusion of the game. Click here to view food/drinks specials for each location. Specials will be available from the beginning of the pre-game meetups through the end of the post-game meetups. For post-game meetups at both locations, bring your game ticket to receive a free drink.

The InterContinental New York Times Square will also host meetups 2 hours prior to each Villanova game in the Lobby Bar.

CLUB GAME WATCHES

  • Greater Philadelphia (Rosemont location): Gullifty's, Rosemont Square, 1149 Lancaster Ave., Rosemont, PA. RSVP to Jamie Yannacone.
  • Hilton Head: Drydock, 840 William Hilton Pkwy., Hilton Head Island, SC
  • Lehigh Valley: Boston's Restaurant & Sports Bar, 327 Star Rd., Allentown, PA
  • New York City (2 locations): Gramercy Ale House (272 3rd. Ave) and Proper West (54 W. 39th St.). Food/drink specials, social media prizes and text alerts available.

BEVERAGE OF CHOICE

Shortest line in MSG

I’ll be inside the World’s Most Famous Arena for Thursday’s quarterfinal action before I head back home Atlanta-way. So whatever line’s short (beer) is what we’ll be having!