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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...

Eric Dixon (above) scored a game-high 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds.

Men’s Basketball’s Comeback Bid Falls Short Against Michigan State

Jacob Artz, Staff Writer November 19, 2022

Villanova’s trip to East Lansing to take on Michigan State started with snow outside. The result seemed clear for much of the game with the Spartans raining down three-pointers, but like the blurriness...

Eric Dixon led the Wildcats with 17 points and 7 rebounds.

Men’s Basketball Perseveres Through Shooting Struggles to Defeat Delaware State, 60-50

Aphrodite Dimopoulos, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

In previous years, a game against Delaware State may not have been a concern for  Villanova. But, with plenty of new faces, both in uniforms and holding clipboards, there is more uncertainty surrounding...

Caleb Daniels (above) had a team-high 19 point against Temple.

Temple Upsets Villanova on Last Second Free Throws

Colin Beazley, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2022

PHILADELPHIA — Villanova received its first dose of on-court adversity of the Kyle Neptune era early on Friday night, trailing Temple 31-18 in the first half at the Liacouras Center.  The Wildcats...

Rollie Massimino led Villanova to its first national championship in 1985.

Rollie Massimino Inducted into Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame

Owen Hewitt, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

PHILADELPHIA — Former Villanova head coach Rollie Massimino was posthumously inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday evening at the Live! Hotel and Casino in South Philadelphia....

Kyle Neptune (above) is in his first season as head coach at Villanova.

Anders Said It: Give Neptune a Chance

Anders Pryor, Sports Columnist November 9, 2022

Villanova, its students, the administration, the alumni and the world of sports didn’t have time to fully brace for the retirement of Jay Wright. Now, everyone is experiencing withdrawal symptoms and...

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