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School: Villanova University
Location: Villanova, Pa.
Home Games: William B. Finneran Pavilion, Wells Fargo Center
Conference: Big East
Head Coach Jay Wright
Villanova Wildcats Basketball TicketsThe Villanova Wildcats men's basketball team is known both for the excitement the team brings to fans and the winning brand of basketball it plays. The Wildcats have been crowned NCAA champion three times. The most recent championship for the team was in 2018. The Villanova Wildcats' basketball team also won the championship in 1985 and 2016. Villanova entered the 1985 tournament as an eighth seed and went on to become the lowest-seeded team ever to emerge as champions. The Wildcats' team has reached the Sweet Sixteen round of the tournament 18 times and has made it to the Final Four on six occasions. The Wildcats emerged as regular-season champions of the Big East eight times, including a four-year run from 2014 to 2017. The team has won five Big East tournaments, including the last three tournaments it played. Current head coach Jay Wright took over in 2001. Wright previously served as an assistant to Villanova coaching legend Rollie Massimino from 1987 to 1992. Coach Wright has been named Coach of the Year in the Big East five times. Get Villanova Wildcats basketball tickets at StubHub.
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Where does the Villanova Wildcats' team play home basketball games?The majority of the home basketball games played by the Villanova Wildcats take place at the William B. Finneran Pavilion in Villanova, Pa. The Pavilion first opened in 1986 and seats 6,500 fans. The team played its home games at the Wells Fargo Center in Pennsylvania during the 2017-2018 season due to the renovations being done at the Pavilion. The team continues to play a select number of home games at the 21,600-seat Wells Fargo Center.
Who are the major rivals of the Villanova Wildcats' basketball team?Whenever the Villanova Wildcats hooks up with conference rivals like the Seton Hall Pirates, the sparks are sure to fly. The two teams have a long history of hotly contested basketball games, and a contest between them is a must-see for fans of either side. The Butler Bulldogs and the Xavier Musketeers are two other heated rivals of the Wildcats.
Who are some of the great players to play Villanova Wildcats basketball?Kyle Lowry was just as well-known for his hustle and his heart as a player for Villanova as he was for his talent. Lowry took the same approach to his NBA career and is the starting point guard for the 2019 NBA champions, the Toronto Raptors. Doug West played 12 seasons in the NBA and appeared in the 1992 NBA Dunk Contest. Other Wildcats' alumni who enjoyed notable NBA careers include Tim Thomas and Kerry Kittles.
Who is the head coach of the Villanova Wildcats' basketball team?Jay Wright is back for his 19th year as head coach of the men's basketball team at Villanova University in the 2019-2020 season. Wright coached the Wildcats to championships in 2016 and 2018. Villanova has appeared in the NCAA tournament 14 times with Wright at the helm and has made it to the Sweet 16 round of the tournament on six occasions. Coach Wright has been named Big East Coach of the Year six times and Naisman Coach of the Year following the 2006 and the 2016 seasons.
What important games are upcoming for the Villanova Wildcats?Villanova kicks off its conference schedule at home against Xavier University on December 30, 2019. The Wildcats team plays host to the Seton Hall Pirates at the Wells Fargo Center on February 8, 2020. The final game of the season at the Pavilion is against St. John's University on February 26, 2020. The Villanova team plays its final home game at the Wells Fargo Center three days later against Providence College.
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