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2018 Schedule
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7dJeff Borzello

Replacing Josh Hart won't be easy

With Hart and two 2016-17 seniors gone, this season's Wildcats will depend greatly on Jalen Brunson and Donte DiVicenzo.

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Nova's Jay Wright awarded Legends of Coaching

After leading Villanova to the 2016 title and earning his 500th career win last season, coach Jay Wright will receive the John R. Wooden Award Legends of Coaching honor.


Wright on season, Coach Mass and more

Villanova coach Jay Wright weighs in on the late coach Rollie Massimino, the health of Phil Booth, the impact of Jalen Brunson, season expectations and more.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Florida's Mike White is expected in this week for ESPN 100 guard David Duke. Ed Cooley, Jay Wright and Buzz Williams have stopped by so far.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Scouted Villanova in the Big East days of the 1990's. Coach Mass loved the match-up zone and to change defenses mid-possession. His teams were a reflection and an extension of himself. They were tough, skilled and smart.

How Massimino will be remembered (2:04)
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49dJay Bilas

Until his dying days, Rollie Massimino was a basketball lifer

Rollie Massimino coached Villanova to one of the greatest upsets -- and titles -- in college basketball history. But long after that 1985 victory over Georgetown, Massimino kept coaching, at unknown outposts, because he was a coach until the end.

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49dJeff Goodman

Coaching legend Rollie Massimino dies at 82

College basketball legend Rollie Massimino, who coached Villanova to the 1985 national championship and won more than 800 games in his career, died at the age of 82.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star point guard Jahvon Quinerly will announce his college decision tonight. Choosing between Arizona and Villanova.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Recruiting update: Jahvon Quinerly the no.16 overall player in the class of 2018 tells ESPN that he will make his college decision tonight during the SC30 Select Showcase game on ESPNU starting at 9pm EST. His final two schools are Arizona and Villanova.

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75dMyron Medcalf

Offseason A to Z: V is for Villanova's big man

Villanova expects a lot from 6-foot-9, 275-pound big man Omari Spellman next season. Catch up with the rest of the college hoops offseason with our A to Z manual.

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Bulls sign Arcidiacono

The Bulls have signed former Villanova standout Ryan Arcidiacono, an undrafted free agent in 2016, to a two-way NBA contract. Arcidiacono appeared in five games for the Bulls' summer-league team, averaging 5.8 PPG and 2.8 APG. He was a four-year player at Villanova and the 2016 Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Cameron Reddish is down to Duke, UCLA, UConn, Villanova and Kentucky. No. 4 prospect in 2018.

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83dSeth Walder

Preseason BPI: Villanova to contend again

Jay Wright appears to have one of the best teams in the country yet again, according to the initial 2017-18 Basketball Power Index.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Villanova and Oregon among the schools here watching Team Final. Cameron Reddish sitting out, five-star Louis King suiting up.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Wright, Chris Holtmann and Mike White among the head coaches watching ESPN 100 guard Elijah Weaver.

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92dMyron Medcalf

Next generation coaches: Jay Wright

Which coaches will rule college basketball a decade from now? Wright, with a championship under his belt, is a good bet.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Jay Wright watching ESPN 100 guard Jalen Carey, one of the breakout players of the spring. New Jersey product.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Villanova lands Espn 100 Cole Swider. Along with Brandon Slater Jay Wright now has two top 100 prospects committed heading into the July evaluation period.

Team Stats

Points Per Game77.283rd
Rebounds Per Game33.5283rd
Assists Per Game14.0132nd
Points Allowed62.7Tied-16th

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record57-35
Championship Seasons1985, 2016
Tournament Appearances36