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Villanova Announces Men’s Basketball 2023-24 Schedule

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Villanova will play six games at the Wells Fargo Center this season.

The Big East released its 2023-24 men’s basketball schedule Friday afternoon. Villanova will play 20 Big East conference games, the first of which comes at Creighton on Dec. 20. The ‘Cats will play 31 games total, starting their season Nov. 6 at the Finneran Pavilion against American.

The marquee in-conference matchup is with defending national champions UConn. The ‘Cats get the Huskies at Wells Fargo Center first, with the game scheduled for Jan. 20 in South Philadelphia. Villanova will then make the trip to either Storrs or Hartford for a contest on Feb. 24.

The ‘Cats will play four conference games at the Wells Fargo Center, including the aforementioned UConn game. The other games come against Providence on Feb. 4, Seton Hall on Feb. 11 and Creighton on March 9 to close out the regular season. With the inclusion of the Big Five Classic on Dec. 2 and the game scheduled against UCLA on Dec. 9, the ‘Cats will play six games at the Wells Fargo Center.

The other six conference home games will be played at the Finneran Pavilion. Georgetown under new head coach Ed Cooley will be the last home game at the Finneran Pavilion on Feb. 27.

The regular season stretches from Nov. 6 to March 9, with six games being played while students are on winter break. The ’Cats will play Xavier, St. John’s and DePaul all at the Finneran Pavilion during winter break. The Big East tournament is scheduled for March 13-16 at Madison Square Garden in New York, N.Y.

Below is the full schedule for the Villanova 2023-24 season.

American, Nov. 6, Finneran Pavilion

LeMoyne, Nov. 10, Finneran Pavilion

at Penn, Nov. 13, Philadelphia, Pa.

Maryland, Nov. 17, Finneran Pavilion

Texas Tech, Nov. 22, Nassau, Bahamas, Battle 4 Atlantis

North Carolina/UNI, Nov. 23, Nassau, Bahamas, Battle 4 Atlantis

Battle 4 Atlantis, Nov. 24, Nassau, Bahamas

St. Joseph’s, Nov 29, Finneran Pavilion

Big Five Classic, Dec. 2, Wells Fargo Center

at Kansas St., Dec. 5, Manhattan, Kan.

UCLA, Dec. 9, Wells Fargo Center

at Creighton, Dec. 20, Omaha, Neb.

at DePaul, Dec. 23, Chicago, Ill.

Xavier, Jan. 3, Finneran Pavilion

St. John’s, Jan 6, Finneran Pavilion

DePaul, Jan 12, Finneran Pavilion

at Marquette, Jan. 15, Milwaukee, Wis.

UConn, Jan. 20, Wells Fargo Center

at St. John’s, Jan. 24, New York, N.Y.

at Butler, Jan. 27, Indianapolis, Ind.

Marquette, Jan. 30, Finneran Pavilion

Providence, Feb. 4, Wells Fargo Center

at Xavier, Feb. 7, Cincinnati, Ohio

Seton Hall, Feb. 11, Wells Fargo Center

at Georgetown, Feb. 16, Washington, D.C.

Butler, Feb. 20, Finneran Pavilion

at UConn, Feb. 24, TBD

Georgetown, Feb. 27, Finneran Pavilion

at Providence, March 2, Providence, R.I.

at Seton Hall, March 6, Newark, N.J.

Creighton, March 9, Wells Fargo Center

Big East Tournament, March 13-16, New York, N.Y.

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Owen Hewitt is one of two Co-Sports Editors in 2024. Entering his second year in this position, he is a Communications major specializing in journalism. Owen is a Memphis native and a die-hard Grizzlies fan, although his main loyalty lies with Memphis 901 FC. When not writing about basketball or soccer, Owen can often be found on stage, performing as part of Villanova's improv team Ridiculum. Owen has many goals in life, including going into sports journalism as a profession, but his main goal — always — is to stay jitty with it.
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