Latest Villanova Wildcats basketball Stories

2009-04-06 20:18:28

Boston University has hired Patrick Chambers as its new men's head basketball coach, the school said Monday. Chambers, 37, was Jay Wright's associate head coach with Villanova this season, helping lead the Wildcats to the Final Four.

2009-03-28 21:14:19

Scottie Reynolds scored with a half second left Saturday to give Villanova a 78-76 win over top-seeded Pittsburgh in the NCAA East Regional final. The third-seeded Wildcats overcame a late mistake to beat Pittsburgh for the second time this season and earn a trip to the Final Four in Detroit next Saturday. Villanova upset Georgetown in 1985 to win the national college championship. Dwayne Anderson scored 17 points and Reynolds had 13 for the Wildcats (30-7), who made their first 21 foul...

2009-03-26 23:51:15

Scottie Reynolds polished off a large night for the Big East Thursday, leading Villanova to a 77-54 thrashing of Duke in the NCAA regional semifinals. Third-seeded Villanova joined Big East rivals Pittsburgh and Connecticut in the Elite Eight and set up the possibility of five teams from that conference competing in the regional finals. The Wildcats will play for the East Region title and a berth in the Final Four Saturday against Pittsburgh. Big East regular-season champion Louisville will...

2009-03-19 21:21:35

Dante Cunningham and Dwayne Anderson led a Villanova comeback with 25 points each Thursday and the Wildcats recorded an 80-67 NCAA win over American. The Eagles owned a 14-point advantage early in the second half in a bid to become the first 14th-seeded team in three years to win a tournament game.

2009-03-13 21:08:40

Earl Clark scored 17 points Friday and fifth-ranked Louisville overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat Villanova 69-55 in the Big East semifinals. Louisville (27-5) will face either Syracuse or West Virginia in Saturday's title game.

2009-03-05 21:17:18

Scottie Reynolds scored 23 points Thursday and No. 16 Villanova produced a huge second half in rolling over Providence 97-80. Villanova took a half game lead over Marquette in the battle for fourth-place in the Big East Conference.

2009-03-02 20:49:09

Scottie Reynolds made 6-of-7 3-pointers and scored 23 points Monday night to help 16th-ranked Villanova post a 77-60 win over Notre Dame. Dante Cunningham added 18 points and eight rebounds and Shane Clark scored 13 for the Wildcats (24-6, 12-5 Big East), who won for the fourth time in their last five games. The Wildcats stand a half-game behind Marquette for the No.

2009-02-22 15:06:24

Six Wildcats scored in double figures Sunday and 14th-ranked Villanova held on for an 89-86 Big East win over Syracuse. Three free throws in a 30-second span by Reggie Redding gave Villanova an insurmountable 89-86 lead with 16 seconds left, and both Eric Devendorf and Jonny Flynn missed 3-point attempts in the closing seconds. Dwayne Anderson led Villanova with a season-high 22 points.

2009-02-13 23:03:24

A career-best 43 points by junior Da'Sean Butler Friday sent West Virginia coasting to a 93-72 win over No.

2009-02-10 23:29:49

Scottie Reynolds and Corey Fisher combined to sink nine 3-pointers Tuesday for No. 13 Villanova, which downed No. 12 Marquette 102-84. Reynolds was the game's top scorer with 27 points, including 15 from 3-point range.

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