Naismith Award Candidate Michael Bradley
A smothering N.C. State defense proved too much for Villanova in a third round NCAA Tournament game Saturday night in Pittsburgh.
The Villanova Wildcats shifted their focus Friday to the N.C. State Wolfpack, their Saturday night opponent in the 2015 NCAA Tournament (TBS/610 WTEL AM).
Villanova had been tested by Lafayette in 2013-14 at the Pavilion. That memory lingered for the Wildcats, who took control early on Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
Villanova arrived in Pittsburgh Tuesday and now focuses on its second round matchup with Patriot League champion Lafayette on Thursday (TBS/610 WTEL AM).
Jay Wright has been named one of four finalists for the 2015 Naismith Men's College Coach of the Year award.
Head Coach Jay Wright along with seniors Darrun Hilliard and JayVaugh Pinkston, junior Ryan Arcidiacono and sophomore Josh Hart meet with the press on Monday afternoon during media availability to talk about the upcoming week and the NCAA Tournament.
A day after winning the BIG EAST Tournament at Madison Square Garden for the first time since 1995, the Villanova men's basketball team drew the No. 1 Seed in the East Bracket on Selection Sunday and will face the Lafayette Leopards in Pittsburgh at the CONSOL Energy Center on Thursday, March 19.
Twenty years after securing its first BIG EAST Tournament title, the No. 4/3 Villanova Wildcats claimed their second on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden.