The team finishes the season at 33-3.
Ryan Arcidiacono and Dylan Ennis combined for 42 points in win over the Bluejays.
Darrun Hilliard scored 17 points and Ryan Arcidiacono added 16 in win over the Golden Eagles.
Men's Basketball vs. NC State in the Round of 32 of the NCAA Tournament; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
Big East Tournament Semifinal on March 13, 2015
No. 4 Villanova takes down St. John's, 105-68
No. 4 Men's Basketball defeats Creighton, 76-72; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)
No. 6 Men's Basketball defeats Marquette on the road, 87-76 (USATSI)
Transferred to Villanova from Rice University in the spring of 2012 ... This explosive scoring and rebounding guard played a key role as the Wildcats earned BIG EAST regular season and conference tournament titles in 2014-15.
2014-15 Overview: Averaged 9.9 points and 3.5 assists while starting all 36 games for the Wildcats ... Named Most Valuable Player at the 2014 Legends Classic and to the BIG EAST All-Tournament team ... Announced his intention to depart Villanova following commencement ceremonies in May to complete his college career as a post-graduate transfer.
2015 NCAA Tournament Highlights: Added six points and four rebounds in Villanova's third round loss to N.C. State ... Led the Wildcats with 16 points and added five asists in a 93-52 win over Lafayette on Mar. 19 in the second round.
2015 Big East Tournament Highlights: Named to the All-tournament team ... Led the Wildcats with 16 points and added six rebounds and three assists in a 69-52 win over Xavier in the BIG EAST championship ... Added 12 points, rebounds and a pair of assists to an 84-49 victory over Marquette in a quarterfinal on March 12.
2014-15 BIG EAST Regular Season Highlights: Named to the BIG EAST Honor Roll on March 8 after scoring 17 points and adding six assists without a turnover in a win over St. John's at the Wells Fargo Center ... Dropped in 19 points to help Villanova outlast Creighton 76-72 on March 3 in Omaha ... Helped keep the Wildcats in striking distance in the first half at Xavier, scoring 14 of his 16 points as VU rallied for a 78-66 win ... Scored 14 points to go with seven rebounds and six assists in an 87-76 victory at Marquette on Feb. 21 .. Added 12 points, four assists, three rebounds and a pair of steals to an 80-54 triumph over Seton Hall at the Pavilion on Feb. 4 ... Contributed seven points and a pair of rebounds to a 68-65 victory over Butler on Valentine's Day (Feb. 14) ... Added eight points, four rebounds, three blocked shots and a pair of steals in 30 minutes of action in a 69-53 victory over Georgetown on Feb. 7 ... Drained a season high 5 3-pointers and finished with 17 points to help the Wildcats down Xavier 88-75 on Jan. 14 at the Pavilion ... His defensive effort helped key an 81-64 victory over DePaul and he contributed seven assists to go with six points ... Produced a strong game on Jan..6 to help key a 90-72 victory at St. John's .. Delivered 15 points and nine rebounds, which are his most as a Wildcat.
2014-15 Non-Conference Highlights: Contributed 10 points, five assists and four rebounds in a 62-47 win over Penn at the Palestra on Jan. 17 ... Led the Wildcats with 17 points and four assists in 29 minutes of action against NJIT on Dec. 23 .. Scored 12 of his 18 points after halftime to help VU down Illinois 73-59 at the Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden ... Established a new single game high for assists while a Wildcat, with nine at La Salle to go with 15 points ... The nine assists are two shy of his career high, set while at Rice in 2011-12 ... Tabbed the Philadelphia Big Five Player of the Week on Dec. 1 and also was selected to the BIG EAST Honor Roll ... Scored 10 points to go with five rebounds, four assists and two steals in 28 minutes of a 78-47 win over Delaware on Nov. 30 ... Named Most Valuable Player of the Progressive Legends Classic after a 15-point, three rebound, two blocked shots and two steals effort against Michigan on Nov. 25 ... Drained four key free throws in the final minute and ended the evening with 16 points to help VU hold off Bucknell 72-65 on Nov. 20 ... Chipped in with 10 points and five caroms in an 81-44 VU victory over UMES ... Recorded a Villanova career high 19 points to go with five rebounds and five assists in a 77-66 win over Lehigh on Nov. 14 in Allentown.
2013-14 Overview: Appeared in 30 games as a reserve after missing the first four games due to a broken bone in his right (shooting) wrist ... Provided an immediate backcourt boost after re-joining the lineup on Thanksgiving Day against USC, scoring 14 points ... Averaged 5.1 points and 1.7 rebounds per outing in his first year of action for the Wildcats.
2013-14 NCAA Tournament: Appeared in both of Villanova's NCAA Tournament games, scoring two points and collecting two rebounds.
2013-14 BIG EAST Tournament: Had one rebound and an assist in Villanova's 64-63 loss to Seton Hall.
2013-14 BIG EAST Regular Season: Averaged 4.0 points and 1.2 assists per outing in 18 league games ... Supplied 11 points and two rebounds in a 101-80 loss at Creighton on Feb. 16 ... Chipped in with nine points and four assists in an 81-58 win over Xavier on Feb. 3 ... Provided a boost with 10 points, three rebounds and two assists in a 90-74 win at Temple on Feb. 1 ... Delivered a season-high 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field in a 91-61 win over Providence on Jan. 5.
2013-14 Non-Conference Highlights: Chipped in with six points, four rebounds and two assists in an 88-67 win over Rider on Dec. 21 ... Recorded a season high seven assists with zero turnovers to go with five points and five rebounds in a 73-52 win over La Salle ... Notched 11 points, five rebounds, and five assists in 24 minutes of a Dec. 4 win over Penn ... Contributed eight points and four rebounds in 23 minutes to help VU overcome No. 23 Iowa 88-83 in overtime on Nov. 30 ... Suffered a fractured third metacarpal bone in his right hand in practice on Oct. 24. Cleared to resume all basketball activities on Nov. 22 ... Returned to action in style, draining 4-of-5 from the field on his way to 14 points in a94-79 win over USC on Nov. 28... Matched that work with 14 points in win over No. 2 Kansas.
2012-13 Overview: Sat out the season as a red-shirt per NCAA rules ... Suffered a torn MCL in his right knee in late December that sidelined him until Jan. 14, when he resumed practice.
2011-12 Overview: Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team for a rookie season in which he set a school freshman record for assists (144) while averaging 8.5 points to go along with 37 steals and 21 blocks ... shattered the Rice freshman class record for assists previously set by James Simmons in 1975 (114) ... ranked second on the team with 151 rebounds and averaged 4.3 boards per game ... point guard's 21 blocks ranked third on the squad in Conference USA play, dished out 72 assists in 16 games for a 4.5 per-game average, fourth in the league ... named the Conference USA Freshman of the Week twice ... first honor came after averaging 10.5 points and 3.0 assists in wins over Southland and Maryland-Eastern Shore ... second Freshman of the Week recognition came after averaging 16.5 points and 7.5 rebounds during a 1-1 week against two of the league's top four teams, UCF and Southern Miss ... during the week shot 65 percent from the field and made 7-of-11 three-pointers (63.6 percent). Scored eight points on 3-for-6 shooting in final game of the South Padre Island Invitational against Iowa State ... in first career start at Houston Baptist, had eight rebounds and five assists ... matched a then, scoring high with 14 points to go along with four rebounds, three assists and two steals against St. Thomas ... was 4-for-9 from the field and made 6-of-7 free throws ... scored in double figures for the second straight games and fell just a rebound shy of his first double-double in the Owls' win over Louisiana College ... was 6-for-10 from the field and scored 16 points ... also had three assists and a steal ... along with nine rebounds, scored six points and had four assists in the Owls' win over Texas A&M ... scored six points and ... scored 12 points and had five assists in win over A&M-Corpus Christi ... on the road at TCU scored 18 points and had six assists ... was 6-for-8 from the field, knocking down both of his three-point attempts.
Had six assists for the second straight game in the C-USA opener against Marshall ... then equaled the mark in a road win at SMU ... also scored six points, had six rebounds and a block as the Owls won in the DFW Metroplex for the first time since 2007 ... helped send UAB game to overtime with a steal and fastbreak layup which tied the game at 51-51 ... had three steals and set a new career mark with a pair of blocks while scoring 13 points, grabbing five rebounds and dishing out five assists against the Blazers.
Scored a career-high 21 points, knocking down 5-of-7 three pointers in loss at East Carolina ... overall, was 7-for-12 shooting, had five rebounds and four assists in the game ... first player in six years to register double-figure assists in a game, finishing with a 10-point, 11-assist double-double in the Owls' victory over Tulane ... 11 assists ranks third all-time at Rice ... with 7.8 seconds to play and the UTEP game in Tudor Fieldhouse tied, raced down the floor and made a cross-court pass to Julian DeBose who fired the game-winning shot ... off the bench had six assists and six rebounds ... had a 6:1 assist to turnover ratio against Houston, finishing with 10 points and four rebounds in the victory over the crosstown rival ... beat the horn with a 38-foot shot to end the first half of the Owls' game at Tulsa ... three-pointer with 13:18 to play against UCF gave Rice its first lead since early in the game as the Owls charged back from a 15-point, first-period deficit ... scored a team-high 15 points, had five assists and just one turnover against UCF ... registered an 18-point, 10-rebound double-double at Southern Miss ... was 7-for-11 from the field and knocked down 4-of-6 three-pointers against USM ... was just 1-for-4 from the field against Houston but had seven assists, second-most in his career, to go along with four rebounds, two steals and a block ... had a seven-assist game against Houston ... tied a career high with 11 assists in the Owls' Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship game against East Carolina ... scored four points on 2-for-3 shooting against ECU. Scored 10 points and had five rebounds in the Owls' win over Louisiana-Lafayette in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament ... scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half of the Owls' 74-68 win over Drake in the CIT's second round ... had six assists and turned the ball over five times, but just once in the second half ... also had two blocks against the Bulldogs ... along with 14 points, five assists and five rebounds, set a new career standard with three blocks in the Owls' CIT quarterfinal loss at Oakland.
Lake Forest Academy
Team MVP was an all-area selection as well as ranked among the Top 20 players in Illinois ... ranked as one of the Top 30 point guards in the country by ESPN ... as a senior, averaged 23 points, seven assists, eight rebounds, three steals and a block ... in a game against Culver Academy, scored a career-high 41 of the team's 51 points ... helped lead the Caxys to a 21-4 record ... high school team was coached by Matt Vaughn ... was also named Lake Forest Academy's team MVP following a junior season in which he averaged 20 points, four assists and a steal ... in an effort to send Lake Forest's seniors out on a strong note, nailed seven three-pointers in the final home game of the year ... also attended Wings Academy in Bronx, N.Y., where he was coached by Billy Turnage ... additionally, played organized/team soccer for eight years and also played one year of high school football.
Born Dec. 26, 1991 in Toronto, Canada ... His mother is Suzette and father is Tony ... Older brother Brandon played basketball at District of Columbia while younger brother Tyler starred at Syracuse before being drafted by the NBA's Phoenix Suns ... Has three other siblings: Brittany, Dominique, and Tyylon.