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Charlie ODonovan (above) won the 3000 meters race at the Villanova Invitational.

Veterans Dominate Villanova Invitational

Jacob Artz, Staff Writer January 26, 2023

For Villanova men’s track and field, two standout upperclassmen showed their worth Saturday night as the team began its journey in the indoor season.  Graduate student Charlie O’Donovan and junior...

While often animated, Kyle Neptune was more emotional than usual in his first game at Madison Square Garden.

Kyle Neptune Wins First Game at Madison Square Garden

Colin Beazley, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 20, 2023

NEW YORK — Kyle Neptune grew up just six miles away from Madison Square Garden. Raised in the Clinton Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn, Neptune dreamed of playing in the arena. Friday night was his first...

Brandon Slater scored 14 points in the second half to lead Villanova to the victory.

Wildcats Use Late Run To Defeat St John’s, 57-49

Brooke Ackerman, Co-Sports Editor January 20, 2023

NEW YORK — On Friday, January 20, Villanova headed to "The World’s Most Famous Arena" to take on St. John’s. Taking the floor in front of a packed Madison Square Garden crowd, it was clear that the...

Cam Whitmore finished a fast-break dunk to extend the Wildcat lead to three with under 30 seconds to play.

Villanova Snaps Three Game Skid With 77-73 Win Over Georgetown

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor January 16, 2023

Villanova survived a challenge at home against Georgetown on Monday afternoon, escaping 77-73 after a three from Georgetown’s Brandon Murray fell short with three seconds left to play. Murray’s three...

Cam Whitmore (above) scored a career-high 26 points in Villanovas loss to No. 18 Xavier.

Villanova Drops to 2-3 in Big East Play with Loss to No. 18 Xavier

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor January 7, 2023

A career-high 26 points for freshman forward Cam Whitmore was not enough for Villanova to beat No. 18 Xavier on Saturday afternoon. The Musketeers came out of the Pavilion with an 88-80 win, their first...

Mark Armstrong added 14 bench points for the Wildcats.

Men’s Basketball Improves to .500 in Big East Play with Win over Georgetown

Jacob Artz, Staff Writer January 4, 2023

Villanova needed a win, and it got one. The Wildcats slowly put away Georgetown in the second half to pick up a 73-57 victory Wednesday night at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.  “Georgetown’s...

Sophomore Angelo Brizzi has entered the transfer portal.

Angelo Brizzi Enters Transfer Portal

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor December 30, 2022

Villanova redshirt freshman guard Angelo Brizzi has entered the transfer portal, as confirmed by head coach Kyle Neptune at media availability on Friday afternoon. “Angelo has made the decision to...

Caleb Daniels led Villanova with 23 points.

Villanova Falls to No. 2 UConn, 74-66, On The Road

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor December 28, 2022

Villanova lost to No. 2 UConn on Wednesday evening in Hartford, 74-66. The loss snaps a five-game win streak for the ‘Cats, dropping them to 7-6 overall, 1-1 in Big East play, and continues an undefeated...

Lyam Mackinnon was a four-year starter for the Wildcats.

Lyam MacKinnon Drafted in Third Round by Nashville SC

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor December 22, 2022

Villanova men’s soccer standout Lyam MacKinnon was selected Wednesday in the third round of the Major League Soccer 2023 SuperDraft. Nashville SC selected the four-year starter with the 84th overall...

Chris Arcidiacono led the Wildcats to a Big 5 win with 14 points. Arcidiacono scored Villanovas final eight points.

Villanova Tops Saint Joseph’s, 71-64, Earning Share of Big 5 Title

Colin Beazley, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2022

PHILADELPHIA — For years, Villanova has had success holding leads late by giving the ball to experienced point guards. Jalen Brunson, Josh Hart, Collin Gillespie. On Saturday afternoon, Villanova...

Mark Armstrong scored 13 points in the win.

Freshmen Lead Villanova to 77-56 Win Over Boston College

Colin Beazley, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 10, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — For years, Villanova has cultivated its identity by relying on experience.  On Saturday in the Never Forget Tribute Classic against Boston College, the Wildcats were led by their youth. Freshman...

Lucy Olsen added 20 points in the win.

Siegrist, Olsen Lead Villanova Past St. Joe’s With a 82-59 Home Victory

Brooke Ackerman, Co-Sports Editor December 10, 2022

The women’s basketball team had a dominant 82-59 win over Saint Joseph’s University on Saturday afternoon.  With their second straight win at the Finneran Pavilion, the Wildcats snapped the Hawks’...

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