2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
18-7, 1st in Big East
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25dJeff 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.

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