VILLANOVA ADVANCES IN WNIT WITH 67-51 WIN OVER LIBERTY
The Villanova Wildcats made 13 three-point field goals and tallied a 67-51 win over the Liberty Lady Flames in the first round of the WNIT in a game played on Thursday evening at The Pavilion. With the victory, the Wildcats improve to 20-11 on the season, while Liberty ends its season at 20-13.
Wildcats Open WNIT Action vs. Liberty Thursday
The Villanova Wildcats will open up play in the WNIT on Thursday evening when the Wildcats play host to Liberty Lady Flames.
Villanova to Host Liberty in the WNIT Opening Round Thursday
On Monday night, Villanova learned that it was chosen to play in the 2016 Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT). The Wildcats will host the Liberty Lady Flames on Thursday, March 17, at 7 p.m.
Villanova Falls To Creighton In The Big East Quarterfinals
In the quarterfinal round of the 2016 Big East Tournament, the Villanova Wildcats fell to the Creighton Bluejays by a score of 57-48. With the loss, the Wildcats drop to 19-11 on the season, while Creighton improves to 16-16 on the year.
Women's Basketball Secures No. 2 Seed for BIG EAST Tournament
2016 BIG EAST Tournament Central | Tournament Notes
The Villanova Wildcats will travel to Chicago, Ill., this weekend to take part in the 2016 Big East Tournament. The tournament is being held at the McGrath-Phillips Arena on the campus of DePaul University from March 5-8.
Four Wildcats Garner All-BIG EAST Accolades
Senior guard Caroline Coyer (Oak Hill, Va.) garnered first team All-Conference honors for a second straight season, while twin sister Katherine Coyer (Oak Hill, Va.) earned the Sportsmanship Award. Freshman guard Adrianna Hahn (Wilmington, Del.) was named the league’s Sixth Woman of the Year, in addition to being a unanimous All-Rookie Team selection. Sophomore guard Alex Louin (Doylestown, Pa.) rounded out the Villanova honorees by gaining Honorable Mention recognition.
Hahn Earns Both BIG EAST and Big Five Honors
Hahn garners the accolades for her play last in wins over Xavier and Butler when she scored a combined 35 points and shot 11-of-27 from the field (.407) and 7-of-16 from three-point range (.437). She also tallied five rebounds, four steals, three assists and a block.
Villanova Earns No. 2 Seed in Upcoming BIG EAST Tournament
The Big East Conference Office released the conference tournament bracket on Sunday evening. Villanova finished the regular season with a 19-10 overall record and 12-6 Big East mark.