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Justin Moore is a huge Kobe Bryant fan. He wants to live his life with Mamba Mentality, and spend his final year at Villanova leaving a legacy.

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Moore and the Mamba: How Justin Moore’s Love of Kobe Fuels His Game

Colin Beazley, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2023

Justin Moore is a Kobe guy, from the top of his head to the KB jiblet on his bright blue Crocs. For Villanova’s best guard, it’s not just a fashion statement. It’s a symbol of dedication to an...

Baker Dunleavy spent six seasons at Quinnipiac before returning to Villanova.

Baker (Dunleavy) Back in the Kitchen

Brooke Ackerman, Co-Sports-Editor April 19, 2023

Villanova alumnus Baker Dunleavy stepped down from his former Quinnipiac men’s basketball head coach position on Thursday, April 13th, and will now return to Villanova for a brand new role in Wildcat...

Justin Moore made four threes in the first half to help Villanova build a 21-point lead.

Villanova Catches Fire From Three, Eliminates Georgetown in BE Tourney, 80-48

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor March 8, 2023

If you took away every made two-pointer and free throw Villanova made in the first half, it would have still led by four at halftime.   Needless to say, Villanova advancing to Thursday to play Creighton...

Justin Moore scored a team high 17 points in tonights game.

Villanova Falls to No. 14 UConn, 71-59, in Last Regular Season Game

Brooke Ackerman, Co-Sports Editor March 4, 2023

March — it’s college basketball’s favorite month and the time of year where teams are supposed to be playing their best basketball.  But for the Villanova men’s basketball team (16-15, 10-10...

Kyle Neptune coached the Wildcats to a win at Wells Fargo this past weekend.

Anders Said It: Kyle Neptune’s Improvement Could Be Seen A Mile Away

Anders Pryor, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

People fear change, and fear causes panic, but, for Villanova’s men’s basketball, panic feels like it is at a low point.  Kyle Neptune being hired as the head coach of Villanova men’s basketball...

Redshirt junior Eric Dixon finished Saturdays game with 31 points, a career high.

Dixon Scores 31, Villanova Beats No. 19 Creighton, 79-67

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor February 25, 2023

If there was something special about the way redshirt forward Eric Dixon played today, he would never say so.  “I don’t think I really thought about it too much,” Dixon said. “I think my teammates...

Justin Moore contributed 23 points to the win.

Villanova Comes Out on Top, 64-63, over No. 16 Xavier

James Haupt, Staff Writer February 21, 2023

After what’s continued to be a disappointing season for the men's basketball team, Villanova’s loyal fanbase has been losing hope with every loss. But for the first time in a while, the Wildcats offered...

Brunsons jersey was retired at the game against DePaul

Anders Said It: Brunson’s Villanova Legacy

Anders Pryor, Staff Writer February 15, 2023

This past Wednesday, Villanova University retired the jersey of Jalen Brunson, one of the Institution's most prized alumni. With his No.1 jersey now immortalized, it’s natural for students, alumni and...

Villanova limited Seton Hall to 39.6% shooting.

Villanova Escapes Late Game Push From Seton Hall, 58-54

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor February 11, 2023

Villanova had one of its best defensive performances of the season Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center, holding Seton Hall to just 54 points. It would need every stop it got, as the Wildcats beat the...

Caleb Daniels finished with 14 points in 37 minutes.

Villanova Goes Cold In Clutch Against No. 14 Marquette

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor February 1, 2023

Villanova struggled to find offense down the stretch on Wednesday night in Milwaukee, as No. 14 Marquette went on a 16-3 run over the last six minutes to seal the game, 73-64. The loss drops the ‘Cats...

Villanova mens basketball falls 70-65 to Providence on Sunday 1/29

Basketball Teams Prepare for Marquette Matchups

Brooke Ackerman, Co-Sports Editor February 1, 2023

Both Villanova basketball programs will take on Marquette on Wednesday, with the women facing the Golden Eagles at the Finneran Pavilion at 6:30 and the men traveling to Milwaukee for an 8:30 tipoff. Both...

Justin Moore (above) made his season debut Sunday.

Moore Returns, Providence Bests Villanova, 70-65

Owen Hewitt, Co-Sports Editor January 29, 2023

Senior guard Justin Moore made his season debut on Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center as Villanova lost to No. 23 Providence, 70-65. The loss drops the Wildcats to 10-11 overall and 4-6 in Big East play. Moore,...

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