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Hart: No. 1 Player Leads No. 1 Team Into March Madness

In our final press conference, Villanova coach Jay Wright wondered if he was biased in calling Josh Hart the best player in the country after the senior scored 29 points to win his second Big East Tournament MVP and almost assure that March Madness would start with him rated as the best player and Villanova rated as the best team when March Madness starts this week.

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Villanova Cancels Classes After Buzzer-Beating Victory

When Kris Jenkins beat the buzzer to beat North Carolina, he not only provided Villanova with one of the most unforgettable moments in college basketball history, he provided students at the suburban Philadelphia school with a day off.

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Watch: Villanova Defeats UNC on Last-Second Shot in NCAA Title Game

Down 74-71 Monday in the NCAA Basketball championship game, North Carolina Tar Heels star Marcus Paige hit an off-balanced three-pointer with 4.7 seconds remaining on the clock to tie the game at 74. Villanova Wildcat Ryan Arcidiacono then drove the ball

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Nova Clinches Case for Big East with Biggest Final 4 Blowout Ever, 95-51

Just months after Breitbart Sports was criticized for “pretending” the Big East was almost an elite conference, Villanova improved the conference to 8-4 in the tournament — behind only the ACC (18-5) and doing it by beating a team from the only other conference with a winning record (Big 12) by a record margin 95-51.

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Watch: Student-Athletes From Each Final Four Team Perform National Anthem

Just before tipoff Saturday, student-athletes representing each Final Four school performed a touching national anthem. The singers were: Oklahoma volleyball player Madison Ward, Villanova women’s basketball player Karlie Crispin, North Carolina men’s soccer player Nico Melo and Syracuse men’s track and field athlete Chevis