Wildcats Travel to Indiana for WNIT Quarterfinal Game Sunday
Thursday night’s 69-67 overtime win over James Madison was Villanova’s fourth overtime game of the season. The Wildcats are now 4-0 in extra session games this year (70-69 win at Butler on Jan. 20; 61-58 home win versus Butler on Feb. 19; 76-71 double overtime home win against Xavier on Feb. 17; 69-67 overtime win at JMU on March 23). Villanova and North Texas are the only Division 1 teams to be 4-0 in overtime games this season.
Villanova Wins Overtime Thriller at JMU in WNIT Third Round
In the third round of the WNIT on Thursday night at James Madison, the Villanova Wildcats tallied a thrilling 69-67 overtime win over the James Madison Dukes. With the victory, Villanova improves to 19-14 overall, while the Dukes finish the year at 26-9.
Wildcats Travel to JMU for Third Round of the WNIT
The Wildcats will play their second straight CAA opponent when the Wildcats travel to James Madison on Thursday evening. Villanova tallied a 56-51 win over CAA member Drexel last Sunday in the second round of the WNIT. This will be the first all-time meeting between Villanova and James Madison.
Villanova Advances to Third Round of WNIT With Win at Drexel
The Villanova Wildcats advanced to the third round of the WNIT on Sunday afternoon with a 56-51 win at Drexel. With the victory, Villanova improves to 18-14 on the season, while Drexel finishes the season at 22-11.
Women's Basketball Travels to Drexel for Second Round WNIT Game Sunday
Drexel is coached by former Villanova star Denise Dillon who played for Harry Perretta and the Wildcats from 1992-96. Dillon currently ranks ninth all-time on both the Villanova scoring (1,355 points) and rebounding lists (677). As a junior and senior, she helped lead Villanova to a 40-16 (.714) record. She was a first team All-Big Selection as a junior and a second team honoree as a senior. Dillon also served as a Villanova assistant coach under Perretta from 1997-2001. Sunday will be the sixth meeting between Perretta and Dillon. Perretta is 4-1 versus Dillon and the
Villanova Defeats Princeton in First Round of the WNIT
Villanova now advances to the second round of the WNIT where they will play at Drexel on Sunday, March, 19. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m. Drexel defeated Duquesne tonight by a score of 70-47.
Wildcats Travel to Princeton for WNIT First Round Game
The Wildcats are making their 10th appearance in the WNIT in 2017 and their 15th postseason berth in the last 18 seasons. Villanova currently owns an 11-9 all-time mark in the WNIT.
Villanova Earns an Automatic Bid to the NIT
On Monday night, Villanova learned that it was chosen to play in the 2017 Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT). The Wildcats will travel to Princeton on Friday, March 17. Tip-off time will be announced on Tuesday.