Villanova hires Quinnipiac coach Dunleavy for new GM jobApril 13, 2023 GMT
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Villanova hired former player Baker Dunleavy away from his job as coach at Quinnipiac Thursday to a new position as general manager of basketball for the Wildcats.
Dunleavy coached the Bobcats for six seasons after spending seven seasons as an assistant at Villanova, where he also played.
Miami women hold on, beat Villanova for 1st trip to Elite 8March 24, 2023 GMT
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The horn sounded and Miami coach Katie Meier turned to start jumping and hugging her staff as players and cheerleaders sprinted past for a meet-at-midcourt celebration. She soon made her way into the crowd to embrace players hollering with delight.
Siegrist leads Villanova into Sweet 16 for 2nd time everMarch 21, 2023 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — As Maddy Siegrist hugged and high-fived every Villanova fan down the front row of seats in a wild celebration following the biggest win of her career, it was hard for the All-American not to think about far the Wildcats have come in just four seasons.
Siegrist powers Villanova past Cleveland St in March MadnessMarch 19, 2023 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Maddy Siegrist had a packed Villanova house rocking, another fallen foe reeling, and a simple reason why perhaps — and really, there is no doubt — the greatest player in program history seemingly keeps racking up milestones in the most clutch moments with ease.
Siegrist lifts Villanova to home court edge in March MadnessMarch 17, 2023 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Hail to the champs?
The Villanova Wildcats are a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament but No. 1 in the White House following this week's bracket breakdown by President Joe Biden.
No. 24 Creighton beats Villanova 87-74 in Big East quartersMarch 10, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Regardless of Villanova's seed or record, eliminating the Wildcats from the Big East Tournament will always be accomplishment to Creighton coach Greg McDermott.
Ryan Kalkbrenner scored 21 points, Ryan Nembhard added 17 and No.
Ewing’s exit? Hapless Hoyas blown out of Big East TournamentMarch 9, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Ewing walked off the court alone Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, the site of his greatest moments as both an NBA player and Georgetown's coach, after another blow out loss that might have been his final game leading the Hoyas.
Edwards, UConn top Villanova to win another Big East titleMarch 7, 2023 GMT
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — For nearly 30 years, when the calendar turns to March, Geno Auriemma has UConn ready to play its best on the biggest stage.
This season was one of the most challenging in recent memory for the Hall of Fame coach and his team.
Siegrist, No. 11 Villanova women beat Creighton in semisMarch 6, 2023 GMT
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Maddy Siegrist scored 37 points and grabbed 11 rebounds — her 16th double-double this season — to help No. 11 Villanova beat Creighton 63-61 Sunday in the semifinals of the Big East Tournament.
No. 11 Villanova women escape DePaul upset bidMarch 5, 2023 GMT
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Maddy Siegrist posted a double-double and Lucy OIsen scored 19 and her go-ahead free throw with .7 seconds left sent 11th-ranked Villanova past DePaul 71-70 on Saturday in a Big East quarterfinal matchup.
Moore and Villanova take down Seton Hall 76-72March 1, 2023 GMT
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Justin Moore led Villanova with 23 points and Eric Dixon secured the victory with a free throw with 43 seconds left as the Wildcats defeated Seton Hall 76-72 on Tuesday night.
Moore was 6-of-10 shooting, including 2 for 5 from distance, and went 9 for 9 from the foul line for the Wildcats (16-14, 10-9 Big East Conference).
Dixon leads Villanova past No. 19 Creighton 79-67February 25, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eric Dixon scored 18 of his career-high 31 points in the first half, Cam Whitmore added 17 and Villanova defeated No. 19 Creighton 79-67 on Saturday.
Dixon also set a career high with six 3-pointers for Villanova (15-14, 9-9 Big East), which has won five of six.
Moore scores 25, helps Villanova edge No. 16 Xavier 64-63February 22, 2023 GMT
CINCINNATI (AP) — Justin Moore scored 25 points and Villanova edged No. 16 Xavier 64-63 Tuesday night for its biggest victory under first-year head coach Kyle Neptune.
Cam Whitmore added 11 points for the Wildcats (14-14, 8-9 Big East), who dealt a big blow to the Musketeers’ conference title hopes.
Siegrist scores 28, No. 15 Villanova women beat DePaul 67-64February 22, 2023 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Maddy Siegrist scored 20 of her 28 points in the first half, Christina Dalce broke Villanova's single-season record for blocks with 66 and the 15th-ranked Wildcats held off DePaul 67-64 on Tuesday night.
Sénéchal leads No. 6 UConn past Siegrist, No. 14 VillanovaFebruary 18, 2023 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Lou Lopez Sénéchal scored 22 points, including a crucial rainbow jumper late in the fourth quarter, to lead No. 6 UConn to a 60-51 victory over Maddy Siegrist and No. 14 Villanova on Saturday.
Siegrist’s scoring touch has Villanova near top of Big EastFebruary 17, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova's Maddy Siegrist signed autographs and took selfies with adoring young fans for about 30 minutes after helping her No. 14 Wildcats beat St. John's this week, a sign of the increased attention she's been getting on and off the court.
Siegrist scores 39, No. 14 Villanova women defeat St. John’sFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Maddy Siegrist scored 39 points, including 19 in the third quarter, and No. 14 Villanova defeated St. John's 73-57 on Wednesday night, the Wildcats' 14th win in their past 15 games.
Villanova earns 62-50 win against ButlerFebruary 15, 2023 GMT
BRYN MAWR, Pa. (AP) — Justin Moore scored 15 points as Villanova beat Butler 62-50 on Tuesday night.
Moore added six rebounds for the Wildcats (13-13, 7-8 Big East Conference). Caleb Daniels shot 4 for 12, including 3 for 8 from beyond the arc to add 13 points.
Dixon scores 19, Villanova defeats Seton Hall 58-54February 12, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eric Dixon's 19 points helped Villanova defeat Seton Hall 58-54 on Saturday night.
Dixon also had six rebounds for the Wildcats (12-13, 6-8 Big East Conference). Caleb Daniels scored 18 points and added five rebounds.
Siegrist scores 50, sends No. 15 Villanova past Seton HallFebruary 12, 2023 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Maddy Siegrist scored a career-high 50 points to become the Big East Conference's career regular-season scoring leader and No.
Daniels scores 18 as Villanova takes down DePaul 81-65February 9, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Caleb Daniels scored 18 points as Villanova beat DePaul 81-65 on Wednesday night.
Daniels shot 7 for 10, including 4 for 5 from beyond the arc for the Wildcats (11-13, 5-8 Big East Conference).
No. 15 Villanova women cruise past Georgetown 82-53February 9, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Maddy Siegrist scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Kaitlyn Orihel added a career-high 20 points and No. 15 Villanova beat Georgetown 82-53 on Wednesday night.
Villanova closed the first quarter by scoring 19 unanswered points, with eight points from Siegrist, for a 24-7 lead.
Siegrist, No. 19 Villanova women roll past Butler 78-58February 4, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Maddy Siegrist scored 31 points, her 10th 30-point game of the season, Christina Dalce had a double-double and No. 19 Villanova rolled to an 78-58 win over Butler on Saturday.
Behind Siegrist's 13-of-19 shooting, the Wildcats shot 68% in the first half and remained over 60% well into the fourth quarter until finishing at 53%.
No. 14 Marquette beats Villanova 73-64, wins 4th straightFebruary 2, 2023 GMT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The jug full of sticky notes that Marquette kept near its bench Wednesday night helped the Golden Eagles pour it on down the stretch and maintain a share of the Big East lead.
Siegrist scores 20-plus again, No. 19 Villanova women winFebruary 2, 2023 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Maddy Siegrist had 24 points, eight rebounds and three blocks, Lucy Olsen added 16 points, six assists and four steals and No. 19 Villanova pulled away in the second quarter to beat Marquette 73-54 on Wednesday night.
Griffin leads No. 5 UConn over No. 21 Villanova, 63-58January 29, 2023 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — This time, UConn had Aubrey Griffin.
The junior forward scored 19 points and No. 5 Connecticut beat No. 21 Villanova 63-58 on Sunday, a year after losing to the Wildcats on the same court.
Bynum leads No. 23 Providence past Villanova 70-65January 29, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jared Bynum scored 17 of his 19 points after halftime and hit a key jumper and two free throws late to help No. 23 Providence defeat Villanova 70-65 on Sunday.
The game was played at the Wells Fargo Center and ended about an hour before the Philadelphia Eagles hosted the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC championship game across the street at Lincoln Financial Field.
Siegrist sets record, No. 22 Villanova tops Creighton, 73-57January 21, 2023 GMT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maddy Siegrist scored 23 points to become the all-time leading scorer at Villanova and the No. 22 Wildcats used a stout defense in the first half to set the tone for a 73-57 win over Creighton in a Big East rematch on Friday night.
Daniels scores 16, Villanova downs St. John’s 57-49January 21, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Caleb Daniels scored 16 points as Villanova beat St. John's 57-49 on Friday night.
Daniels shot 5 for 10 (4 for 7 from 3-point range) and 2 of 3 from the free throw line for the Wildcats (10-10, 4-5 Big East Conference).
Villanova extends Georgetown’s Big East losing streak to 28January 16, 2023 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Caleb Daniels scored 16 points, Brandon Slater added 15 and Villanova beat Georgetown 77-73 on Monday to extend the Hoyas' regular-season conference losing streak to 28 games.
Siegrist scores 32, No. 25 ’Nova women rally from 16 downJanuary 14, 2023 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Maddy Siegrist scored 18 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and No. 25 Villanova defeated St. John's 64-61 on Saturday after trailing by 16 points midway through the fourth quarter.
Lukosius’ 28 lead Butler past Villanova 79-71January 14, 2023 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simas Lukosius had 28 points in Butler's 79-71 win over Villanova on Friday night.
Lukosius added three steals for the Bulldogs (11-8, 3-5 Big East Conference). Chuck Harris scored 12 points, finishing 5 of 8 from the floor.
Siegrist scores 32, No. 25 Villanova women top DePaul 71-64January 12, 2023 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Maddy Siegrist scored 32 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and No. 25 Villanova held off DePaul 71-64 on Wednesday night.
Siegrist, the nation's leading scorer (28.5), pushed her career total for Big East Conference regular-season games to 1,311 to pass Tracy List of Providence (1988-92) and tie Holly Porter of Boston College (1993-97) for third in league history.
Freemantle scores 29, No. 18 Xavier beats Villanova 88-80January 8, 2023 GMT
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Zach Freemantle scored 29 points, including eight in a row during a crucial stretch late in the second half, to lead No. 18 Xavier to its ninth straight victory, 88-80 over Villanova on Saturday.
Villanova wins, Hoyas set Big East losing-streak recordJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Caleb Daniels made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points, Brandon Slater added 14 points and Villanova beat Georgetown 73-57 on Wednesday night to extend the Hoyas' regular-season conference losing streak to 25 games.
Mitchell puts up 19 as Marquette downs Villanova 68-66December 31, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Stevie Mitchell's 19 points helped Marquette defeat Villanova 68-66 on Saturday.
Mitchell also had four steals for the Golden Eagles (11-4, 3-1 Big East Conference). Kam Jones scored 14 points, shooting 5 for 9, including 4 for 7 from beyond the arc.
No. 22 Xavier holds off St. John’s for 7th straight winDecember 29, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — After ascending into the AP Top 25 for the first time this season, No. 22 Xavier kept rolling on the road.
Jack Nunge had 23 points and 12 rebounds, and the Musketeers won their seventh straight game by holding off St.
No. 2 UConn takes charge in second half over Villanova 74-66December 29, 2022 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jordan Hawkins scored 22 points to lead No. 2 UConn past Villanova 74-66 on Wednesday night.
Freshman Alex Karaban added 15 points and Andre Jackson Jr. had 10 for the Huskies (14-0, 3-0 Big East).
Whitmore shines for Villanova in win over Boston CollegeDecember 11, 2022 GMT
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Highly touted freshman Cam Whitmore scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds off the bench, leading Villanova to a 77-56 victory over Boston College in the Never Forget Tribute Classic.
Siegrist nets 31, No. 25 Villanova women top Saint Joseph’sDecember 10, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maddie Siegrist scored 31 points, the 20th time she has scored at least 30, and No. 25 Villanova used a hot start to roll to a 82-59 win over Big Five rival Saint Joseph's on Saturday.
Army ponders how long it can remain independent in footballDecember 8, 2022 GMT
Army football tried conference play before. Lured by financial benefits, schedule stability and other perks, Army shed its independence and spent seven seasons in Conference USA.