Feb. 12, 2001
Wildcats Earn Three BIG EAST Team Academic Excellence Awards
In an announcement on Wednesday afternoon of the BIG EAST Academic Excellence Awards, three Villanova teams earned recognition for having the highest collective grade-point average in their respective sport. The conference announced the 22 winners of the Excellence Awards, one in each BIG EAST-sponsored sport. The three Wildcats teams to be honored are men’s basketball, men’s indoor track & field and men’s outdoor track & field.
Wildcats Earn NABC Academic Recognition
The National Association of Basketball Coached has announced its postseason 2016-17 academic honors. Villanova received a Team Academic Excellence Award and saw two of its student-athltees, Denny Grace and Matt Kennedy, named to the NABC Honors Court.
Hart Lands With the Lakers as a First Round Draft Choice
Hart becomes the sixth Wildcat to be selected in the NBA Draft since 2000 on a list that also includes Foye, Lowry, Cunningham, Hilliard, and Michael Bradley (taken by Toronto in the first round in 2001). In all, 42 Wildcats have played in the NBA with Ochefu becoming the most recent to join that fraternity last season.
Wildcats and UConn Announce Resumption of Series
Former BIG EAST rivals Villanova and Connecticut will square off in each of the next three basketball seasons, it was announced today. The first game is set for Jan. 20, 2018 in Hartford.
Nova Notebook: Summer Session with Omari Spellman
Omari Spellman made his best effort to turn an unexpected redshirt season in 2016-17 into the foundation for future success, on and off the basketball court.
Wrights Awarded St. Augustine Medal
Villanova men's basketball coach Jay Wright and his wife Patty, were honored Thursday evening in New York City by the Augustinian province of St. Thomas of Villanova.
Villanova Bids Farewell to Class of 2017
Senior All-American Josh Hart led the list of winners at Thursday night's 2017 Men's Basketball Awards Ceremony held at the Pavilion.
Brunson to Return For Junior Year
Villanova guard Jalen Brunson, who helped lead the Wildcats to the BIG EAST regular season and Tournament championships, will return to Villanova in 2017-18, it was announced today.