Full circle: Villanova leaders got Final Four taste in 2018March 28, 2022 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jermaine Samuels and Collin Gillespie were both on the floor for the final seconds of Villanova’s national championship game victory four years ago. They were true freshmen on a title team with five NBA-bound players.
Villanova to 7th Final Four, beats Houston 50-44 in SouthMarch 27, 2022 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Villanova coach Jay Wright has won national championships with well-balanced and fundamentally sound teams, yet even he knew staying in contention for another title was going to take a rugged and exhaustive effort.
Samuels powers Villanova over Michigan 63-55 in Sweet 16March 25, 2022 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Villanova Wildcats have made quite a second home for themselves in the Alamo City, where they won a national championship in 2018 and are carving a path toward another.
Jermaine Samuels scored 22 points, Collin Gillespie scored 12 and made a key 3-pointer late, and Villanova controlled Michigan in a 63-55 Sweet 16 victory on Thursday night in the NCAA Tournament.
South Preview: ’Nova vs. Michigan again at site of ’18 titleMarch 23, 2022 GMT
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Collin Gillespie, Jermaine Samuels and Villanova are back in the city of the Alamo for the first time since winning the national championship there four years ago. Even the opponent is the same, though in a different arena for this somewhat unexpected Sweet 16 matchup against Michigan.
No. 8 Villanova topples No. 20 UConn to make Big East finalMarch 12, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jermaine Samuels tossed up off-balance shots that fluttered through the net and 3s that had Villanova rocking. Brandon Slater may as well had his name in lights on the marquee with a block that will live in Big East lore.
No. 11 Villanova cruises by Butler in regular-season finaleMarch 5, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Moore and No. 11 Villanova got defensive in their tune-up for the Big East Tournament.
Moore scored 16 points, Jermaine Samuels added 15 and the Wildcats broke away early to beat Butler 78-59 Saturday in their regular-season finale.
Moore comes alive late, No. 15 Villanova edges Seton HallFebruary 12, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Playing on injured ankles that has limited their capabilities, Justin Moore and Collin Gillespie stepped up when Villanova needed them most Saturday afternoon.
Moore scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half while Gillespie grabbed a critical offensive rebound inside the final minute to help the No.
Gillespie scores 28, No. 11 Villanova beats Georgetown 85-74January 22, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Collin Gillespie scored 28 points, Justin Moore added 19 and No. 11 Villanova won at Georgetown 85-74 on Saturday.
Gillespie connected on 6 of 9 3-pointers, including four in the second half.
Moore, Samuels lead No. 19 Villanova to rout of CreightonJanuary 6, 2022 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Villanova wasn’t going to get “out-toughed” this time.
Justin Moore scored 22 points and Jermaine Samuels added 18 to lead the 19th-ranked Wildcats to a 75-41 blowout of Creighton on Wednesday night.
No. 22 Villanova edges short-handed No. 15 Seton Hall 73-67January 1, 2022 GMT
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Villanova coach Jay Wright isn't a big fan of playing on New Year's Day. It takes away from celebrating the night before and facing a tough and physical Seton Hall is never fun, even when they are shorthanded.
No. 6 Villanova tops Syracuse 67-53 with Baylor on deckDecember 8, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Wright spotted the fans in orange wigs and heard the dueling chants for Syracuse and Villanova the moment he stepped on the Garden court.
For a Big East fan himself, the Wildcats coach felt the buzz in the stands with the dormant rivalry renewed.
No. 17 Tennessee can’t keep up with No. 5 VillanovaNovember 21, 2021 GMT
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jermaine Samuels scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as No. 5 Villanova eased to a 71-53 win over No. 17 Tennessee on Saturday in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off tournament.
No. 5 Villanova holds off hot-shooting Howard 100-81November 17, 2021 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jay Wright lowered his head and speed-walked to the locker room at halftime to try and figure out what he just saw. Howard, a small program trying to make a big statement, hit about every shot in sight and had an upset on its mind.
Friday’s Sports In BriefNovember 13, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ohnny Juzang scored 25 points and No. 2 UCLA overcame a 10-point, second-half deficit before taking control in overtime to beat fourth-ranked Villanova 86-77.
No. 4 Villanova routs Mount St. Mary’s in opener, 91-51November 10, 2021 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jay Wright pulled a stat sheet over toward Collin Gillespie and whispered at the star guard for No. 4 Villanova, pointing at a couple of gaudy numbers.
Gillespie and Justin Moore combined for 12 assists and no turnovers on Tuesday in a season-opening 91-51 win over Mount St.
Villanova tabbed to win Big East by conference coachesOctober 19, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova has dominated the Big East over the last decade under the guidance of coach Jay Wright.
The fourth-ranked Wildcats were the unanimous choice to win the conference in a preseason coaches poll released Tuesday.
Late tip-in helps Providence hold off No. 10 Villanova 54-52March 6, 2021 GMT
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No. 12 Villanova hands No. 17 Texas first loss 68-64December 6, 2020 GMT
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No. 18 Villanova beats No. 1 Kansas; No. 2 Gonzaga rollsDecember 22, 2019 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jermaine Samuels hit a 3-pointer with 20.5 seconds left and No. 18 Villanova beat No...