Villanova Piccolo Player Appears On Fallon, Plays With The Roots

It's been a whirlwind weekend for crying Villanova piccolo player Roxanne Chalifoux, but her international stardom led to a few perks tonight as the emotion-stricken Pittsburgh-area native appeared on The Tonight Show—taking home some swag (including Taylor Swift tickets, which almost made her cry again) and sitting… » 3/23/15 11:58pm 3/23/15 11:58pm

Crying Villanova Piccolo Player, Now With Musical Accompaniment

This Monstrous Dunk Comes With Its Own Poster

It almost doesn't matter that St. John's got bodied by Villanova, 105-68, as the Wildcats clinched the Big East regular season title. Not when a photographer so perfectly captured Johnnies sophomore guard Rysheed Jordan doing this to Nova's Dylan Ennis: » 3/08/15 11:10am 3/08/15 11:10am

Villanova Beats Michigan Thanks To Brilliant JayVaughn Pinkston Block

Tonight's battle between ranked teams in Brooklyn went Villanova's way after Michigan's potential game-winning dunk was rejected by the Wildcats' JayVaughn Pinkston. » 11/26/14 12:20am 11/26/14 12:20am

Seton Hall Buzzer Beater Knocks Villanova Out Of Big East Tournament

In a crazy finish, Villanova, the 1 seed in the Big East Tournament and no. 3 in the nation, was knocked off by Seton Hall on a last second shot by Sterling Gibbs. This is why we love March. » 3/13/14 2:32pm 3/13/14 2:32pm

Otto Porter Jr., Georgetown's Mr. Indispensable

Take a look at the star players on each of the college basketball teams ranked in the top five this week, and you'll notice a common pairing: Gonzaga's Kelly Olynyk has Elias Harris. Indiana's Victor Oladipo has Cody Zeller. Kansas's Ben McLemore has Jeff Withey. Duke's Seth Curry has Mason Plumlee (and now Ryan… » 3/08/13 12:20pm 3/08/13 12:20pm

Villanova Makes No Sense This Season

Last night in Newark, Villanova blew a three four-point lead with 16.3 seconds left and lost to Seton Hall by one. The defeat dropped the Wildcats to 18-11 overall, 9-7 in the Big East. It also solidified their status as the country's most baffling college basketball team. » 2/26/13 6:30pm 2/26/13 6:30pm

Villanova Upsets Third-Ranked Syracuse Because Syracuse Was Stupid

A Ryan Arcidiacono three-pointer with seconds remaining in regulation forced overtime in Philadelphia, an opportunity of which the Villanova Wildcats took advantage in shocking Syracuse with a 75-71 victory. » 1/26/13 1:51pm 1/26/13 1:51pm

Saint Joseph's Player Gives Villanova Fans The Finger, Then Blows The…

There are goats. And then there are goats. Get a load of what Saint Joseph's junior forward Halil Kanacevic did during last night's loss to Philly rival Villanova. He shit the bed during the game's final two minutes, but he also made it easy for everyone to dog him for it because he had given the Villanova student… » 12/12/12 2:10pm 12/12/12 2:10pm

This Fake Rumor About Jay Wright Resigning Because He Knocked Up A…

This rumor has been kicking around on Twitter and at least one Big East message board the last couple of days. It made its way into our inbox on Monday night. Note that Wright was initially going to resign yesterday: » 12/05/12 2:42pm 12/05/12 2:42pm

Shabazz Napier Downed Villanova With This Buzzer-Beating 30-Footer In…

After a game marked by ineptitude by both teams (especially in the waning moments of regulation) UConn guard Shabazz Napier shocked the home Villanova crowd with this extra-long-range game-winning three-pointer. The best part, of course, is that it gave us an "ONIONS!" from Bill Raftery. [ESPN] » 2/20/12 9:36pm 2/20/12 9:36pm

Everyone In Basketball Is Gay All Of A Sudden

The Outsports folks better ready their banner font: On the heels of Phoenix Suns president and CEO Rick Welts coming out in Sunday's New York Times, former Villanova basketball player Will Sheridan has come out to's Dana O'Neil. (The same, it's worth noting, that employs "bible-believing Christian"… » 5/16/11 2:55pm 5/16/11 2:55pm

Two Fans Hit Half-Court Shots For Money At Same Game

Villanova has a promotion where two lucky fans are chosen to try to hit a layup, free throw, three-pointer and half-court basket within 25 seconds. No one had ever won, until one day, both fans did. They received the worst prize ever. » 12/20/10 5:05pm 12/20/10 5:05pm

This Looks Like A Villanova Baseball Player Asking For Advice On…

We were directed to the message boards of a site for steroid enthusiasts — specifically to a post from someone claiming to be a Villanova baseball player wondering what to take to bulk up fast. » 9/24/10 5:30pm 9/24/10 5:30pm

Villanova Pregnancy Hoax Email Results In Confusion, Death Threats

Yesterday, in an attempt to debunk the Fisher-Reynolds pregnancy melodrama rumor that spread via email for the past couple weeks, it appears I became the Big East's Furman Bisher instead. To clarify: It's a hoax. Like this. And this. » 4/08/10 6:05pm 4/08/10 6:05pm

Villanova, Syracuse, And The Case Of The Impregnated Girlfriends…

Since Villanova was unceremoniously bounced from the NCAA tournament on March 21 by St. Mary's, many emails have been fired off by frustrated alumni explaining how this happened to their precious team. The reason? Corey Fisher impregnated Scottie Reynolds's girlfriend, of course. » 4/07/10 6:35pm 4/07/10 6:35pm

Catholics vs. Catholics: Villanova-St. Mary's Open Thread

Just one early game today, but one that could tear the Holy See apart. Did the Pope intercede in the 'Cats near debacle against Robert Morris, or is he secretly a West Coast basketball fan who's grown bored with Gonzaga? » 3/20/10 1:00pm 3/20/10 1:00pm