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  1. Villanova Wildcats coach Jay Wright preaches patience -- men's co...

    Andy Katz

    There's no sugarcoating the rebuilding job Jay Wright has ahead of him at Villanova. "It's definitely a challenging time for us," said Wright, whose Wildcats finished with a stunningly pedestrian 13-19 overall record, 5-13 in the Big East. "We've ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  2. Breaking down the Wildcats and Tar Heels

    Fran Fraschilla

    Villanova and North Carolina meet in the Final Four on Saturday night. Here's a breakdown of the matchup: Villanova Wildcats outlook Key Matchup: Dante Cunningham versus UNC front line One of the most improved players in the country, Cunnin...

    Blog | April 03, 2009
  3. NCAA tournament: Final Four -- Villanova vs. North Carolina break...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Villanova and North Carolina meet in the Final Four on Saturday night. Here's a breakdown of the matchup: Villanova Wildcats outlook Key Matchup: Dante Cunningham versus UNC front line One of the most improved players in the country, Cunningham...

    Blog | Conversation | April 03, 2009
  4. NCAA tournament: Villanova comes full circle from 2005 loss to UN...

    Dana O'Neil

    The tipping point for Villanova's program under Jay Wright came in 2005 during a Sweet 16 loss to North Carolina. That's why it's fitting the Wildcats will play the Tar Heels again four years later for a spot in the national championship.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2009
  5. NCAA tournament: Jamie Dixon, Jay Wright could be new Big East ro...

    Andy Katz

    If Jamie Dixon and Jay Wright stay put -- if they decide to continue their run of excellence at Pitt and Villanova -- then you are about to witness the beginning of the new hierarchy of the Big East.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2009
  6. Dana O'Neil: Unsung stars power Villanova past Marquette

    Dana O'Neil

    When Villanova's big guns (Scottie Reynolds, Dante Cunningham) were struggling, the Wildcats turned to a couple of unsung role players (Dwayne Anderson, Reggie Redding), who delivered a game-winning play to send the Cats to the Big East semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2009
  7. Dana O'Neil: As the guards go, so goes Villanova

    Dana O'Neil

    The Villanova backcourt didn't play well in the first half Monday and the Wildcats trailed Temple at halftime. The guards came alive in the second half, and so did the rest of Nova. That should come as no surprise, writes Dana O'Neil.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2008
  8. Team preview: Villanova

    Blue Ribbon Yearbook previews the 2007-08 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2007
  9. Kentucky's defense clamps down, holds off scrappy Villanova

    Kentucky used a stingy defense and some stellar inside play from Randolph Morris to hold off a game effort by Villanova.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 16, 2007
  10. Gonzaga flying under the radar

    Jay Bilas

    Flying under the radar for the first time in a decade might be a really good thing for Gonzaga, Jay Bilas writes in his weekend notebook.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2007
  11. Sumpter's back, without classmates, for another run

    Andy Katz

    Curtis Sumpter's back on the court (again) for Villanova, which in itself is a victory, Andy Katz writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2006
  12. Redick, Morrison unanimous picks for AP team

    J.J. Redick of Duke and Adam Morrison of Gonzaga spent all season locked in a bicoastal scoring race. Fittingly, they ended it as the only unanimous selections for The Associated Press' All-America men's basketball team.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2006
  13. Noah's monster night sends Florida to Final Four

    Joakim Noah had 21 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks to lead Florida past Villanova 75-62, earning the Gators their first Final Four appearance since 2000.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 26, 2006
  14. Nova tops BC in OT see-saw battle to advance to Elite Eight

    Down a point late, Will Sheridan gave Villanova the lead on a Sean Williams goaltending call, and the Wildcats advanced to the Elite Eight with a 60-59 overtime victory.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 24, 2006
  15. Gay, Ray, Redick, Morrison named Naismith finalists

    Rudy Gay, Adam Morrison, J.J. Redick and Allan Ray were chosen as finalists for the Naismith Trophy as the top college basketball player in the country.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2006
  16. Ray, Foye help 'Nova narrowly avoid second-round exit

    Allan Ray scored 25 points, Randy Foye had 24 and Villanova withstood a late run to hold off eighth-seeded Arizona 82-78 Sunday in the second round of the Minneapolis Regional.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 19, 2006