Villanova junior guard Josh Hart was named BIG EAST Player of the Week Monday, one day after scoring a career high 27 points in a win over Akron.
No. 11 Villanova got big nights from Josh Hart and Ryan Arcidiacono to overcome Akron 75-56 in the NIT Season Tipoff Sunday at the Pavilion.
No. 11 Villanova was tied with East Tennessee State Friday night in the NIT Season Tipoff before reeling off 24 straight points on its way to a convincing 86-51 win over the Buccaneers.
The eight team field for the 2016 Gildan Charleston Classic was announced on Nov. 19. The Villanova Wildcats will be one of those squads traveling to South Carolina for this event.
Villanova used a 22-2 spurt in the final minutes of the first half to erase a 23-16 deficit and roll to an 87-63 win over Nebraska in the first Gavitt Tipoff Games Tuesday night.