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2018 Schedule
36-4, 2nd in Big East
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10dAdrian Wojnarowski

Nova's DiVincenzo will play at combine

Villanova sophomore Donte DiVincenzo plans on participating in 5-on-5 games at the NBA draft combine but isn't sure if he'll stay in June's draft.

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21dJeff Borzello

Duke, Kentucky lead the race to land top 2019 class

The battle over the top prospects in the 2019 class is heating up, as the Wildcats and Blue Devils try to fend off the likes of Kansas and North Carolina for the top players. But will reclassification reshape the recruiting landscape?

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

6'11" Hunter Dickinson (DeMatha) is one of the top big men in the class of 2020. He brings a wealth of skill to score the ball along with impressive passing abilities. He tells ESPN, that he is receiving heavy interest from Notre Dame, Maryland, Wake Forest, Purdue, Penn State, Villanova, Providence and North Carolina. He currently sits inside the ESPN 25.

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35dMyron Medcalf

NBA draft departures shake up Way-Too-Early Top 25

The deadline for early entrants to declare for the NBA draft has passed, so it's time to re-evaluate the early top 25 for 2018-19. With so many players testing the waters yet not signing with an agent, it's more art than science.

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45dJohn Gasaway

The coaching carousel moves slower than you think

Jay Wright's titles at Villanova came after he survived a slow start with the Wildcats. He's not an exception anymore, with few coaches getting fired quickly if they don't win right away.

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47dAdrian Wojnarowski

Nova's Brunson to enter NBA draft, hire agent

Junior guard Jalen Brunson, the consensus NCAA player of the year for the national champion Villanova Wildcats, will enter the 2018 NBA draft.

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48dAdrian Wojnarowski

Nova All-American Bridges to enter NBA draft

All-American Mikal Bridges of Villanova told ESPN he will bypass his final year of eligibility and enter the NBA draft, where he's projected to be a lottery pick.

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Brunson ends big week with Wooden Award win

Villanova's Jalen Brunson won the John R. Wooden Award, given to college basketball's player of the year, Friday night at the College Basketball Awards.

Brunson wins Wooden award (2:06)
Nova rolls through the streets of Philly (0:43)
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Philly cheers NCAA champion Nova with parade

Thousands of fans lined up in Philadelphia to celebrate another sports championship with a parade, this time for the Villanova men's basketball team, which won the national championship Monday night.


Boston Globe's Julian Benbow joins; more

Kayla Johnson, Tesfaye Negussie, Terrika Foster-Brasby and Justin Tinsley wrap up NCAA college basketball season with Boston Globe's Julian Benbow who breaks down Villanova's win and more. Plus, the crew weighs in on Cardi B's new album, Anthony Davis' April Fool's joke and more.

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Wright to Nova fans: 'What's better than this?'

Upon returning to campus, members of Villanova's championship basketball team were treated like rock stars as they made their way into the ancient Jake Nevin Field House for a celebration on Tuesday.


A Masters Preview and National Championship Recap

Doug and Ben welcome the Las Vegas Westgate Superbook's Jeff Sherman to put a bow on the NCAA National Championship then preview The Masters with Chris "The Bear Fallica including Tiger Woods performance predictions.

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Villanova to parade through Philly on Thursday

The NCAA champion Villanova Wildcats will be honored with a parade Thursday in Philadelphia. The parade will culminate with a rally at City Hall. The route is the same one used to honor the Wildcats after their 2016 championship.

Team Stats

Points Per Game86.61st
Rebounds Per Game35.9139th
Assists Per Game16.423rd
Points Allowed70.2114th

Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record58-36
Championship Seasons1985, 2016
Tournament Appearances37