2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
18-7, 1st in Big East
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8dJeff Borzello

Gillespie back to Nova after injury; Samuels, too

Villanova seniors Collin Gillespie and Jermaine Samuels announced Monday they plan to return for another season, likely cementing Jay Wright's Wildcats as a preseason top-10 team.

Slater elevates for a vicious one-handed hammer (0:21)

Villanova hits 15 3s to knock off upstart North Texas 84-61

— Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored 18 points, Jermaine Samuels Jr. had 15 and Villanova knocked down 15 3-pointers, emphatically ending 13th-seeded North Texas' bid for a second NCAA Tournament upset with a 84-61 victory Sunday night.

Daniels is the beneficiary of Villanova's superb ball movement (0:22)
Robinson-Earl dunks one down to cap off Villanova's win (0:16)
Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire)

First three-way tie for Big East player of year

The award for Big East's player of the year finished in a three-way tie for the first time: Seton Hall's Sandro Mamukelashvili and Villanova's Jeremiah Robinson-Earl and Collin Gillespie.

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42dRoyce Young

Pierce, Bosh, L. Jackson among 14 HOF finalists

Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Chris Webber, Michael Cooper, Lauren Jackson, Ben Wallace and Yolanda Griffith are among the finalists in the 2021 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class, announced Tuesday on ESPN's The Jump.

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.8100th
Rebounds Per Game33.9272nd
Assists Per Game15.0Tied-75th
Points Allowed66.5

Tournament History

Final Fours6
Tournament Record67-38
Championship Seasons1985, 2016, 2018
Tournament Appearances40