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2013–14 Villanova Wildcats men's basketball team

The 2013–14 Villanova Wildcats men's basketball team represented Villanova University in the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Led by the school's 13th head coach Jay Wright, the Wildcats participated in the newly organized Big East Conference and played their home games at The Pavilion, with some select home games at the Wells Fargo Center. They finished the season 29–5, 16–2 in Big East play to win the regular season Big East championship. They were upset in the quarterfinals of the Big East Tournament by Seton Hall. They received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament where they defeated Milwaukee in the second round before losing in the third round to eventual National Champions UConn.

2013–14 Villanova Wildcats men's basketball
Villanova Wildcats logo.svg
Big East regular season champions
Battle 4 Atlantis champions
NCAA Tournament, Round of 32
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 6
2013–14 record29–5 (16–2 Big East)
Head coachJay Wright (13th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaThe Pavilion
Wells Fargo Center
Seasons
2013–14 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 Villanova 16 2   .889     29 5   .853
#16 Creighton 14 4   .778     27 8   .771
Providence 10 8   .556     23 12   .657
Xavier 10 8   .556     21 13   .618
St. John's 10 8   .556     20 13   .606
Marquette 9 9   .500     17 15   .531
Georgetown 8 10   .444     18 15   .545
Seton Hall 6 12   .333     17 17   .500
Butler 4 14   .222     14 17   .452
DePaul 3 15   .167     12 21   .364
2014 Big East Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll
Source:[1]

RankingsEdit

Poll Pre Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Wk 15 Wk 16 Wk 17 Wk 18 Wk 19 Wk 20 Final
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
AP[2] RV RV RV RV 14 10 8 11 8 6 4 9 6 6 9 8 6 3 6 N/A
Coaches[3] RV RV RV RV 19 14 12 11 14 10 6 5 9 6 6 11 9 6 3 7 13

RosterEdit

2013–14 Villanova Wildcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 0 Henry Lowe 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So New York, New York
F 2 Kris Jenkins 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Fr Upper Marlboro, Maryland
G 3 Josh Hart 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 202 lb (92 kg) Fr Washington, D.C.
G 4 Darrun Hilliard 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
G 5 Tony Chennault 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
G 12 Nick McMahon 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Sr Colts Neck, New Jersey
F 14 Darryl Reynolds 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) So Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
G 15 Ryan Arcidiacono 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Langhorne, Pennsylvania
F 20 Patrick Farrell 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Rockville Centre, New York
F 22 JayVaughn Pinkston 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (109 kg) RS Jr Brooklyn, New York
F 23 Daniel Ochefu 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) So Lagos, Nigeria
G 31 Dylan Ennis 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 192 lb (87 kg) RS So Brampton, Ontario
G 32 James Bell 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Sr Orlando, Florida
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2013-10-21

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/02/2013*
12:00 pm
West Chester W 88–50 
Wells Fargo Center (5,123)
Philadelphia, PA
Regular season
11/08/2013*
8:00 pm, FS2
Lafayette W 75–59  1–0
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
11/13/2013*
7:00 pm, CBSSN
Mount St. Mary's W 90–59  2–0
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
11/17/2013*
5:00 pm, FS1
Towson W 78–44  3–0
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
11/22/2013*
7:00 pm, FS1
Delaware
Battle 4 Atlantis Opening Round
W 84–80  4–0
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
11/28/2013*
1:00 pm, AXS TV
vs. USC
Battle 4 Atlantis First Round
W 93–79  5–0
Imperial Arena (2,026)
Nassau, BAH
11/29/2013*
9:30 pm, NBCSN
vs. No. 2 Kansas
Battle 4 Atlantis semifinals
W 63–59  6–0
Imperial Arena (3,393)
Nassau, BAH
11/30/2013*
9:30 pm, NBCSN
vs. No. 23 Iowa
Battle 4 Atlantis championship
W 88–83 OT 7–0
Imperial Arena (2,593)
Nassau, BAH
12/04/2013*
8:00 pm, FS1
No. 14 Penn W 77–54  8–0
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
12/07/2013*
6:00 pm, CBSSN
No. 14 at Saint Joseph's W 98–68  9–0
Hagan Arena (4,200)
Philadelphia, PA
12/15/2013*
2:30 pm, FS1
No. 10 La Salle W 73–52  10–0
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
12/21/2013*
4:00 pm, FS1
No. 8 Rider W 88–67  11–0
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
12/28/2013*
2:00 pm, CBS
No. 8 at No. 2 Syracuse L 62–78  11–1
Carrier Dome (28,135)
Syracuse, NY
12/31/2013
7:30 pm, FS1
No. 11 at Butler W 76–73 OT 12–1
(1–0)
Hinkle Fieldhouse (9,318)
Indianapolis, IN
01/05/2014
7:00 pm, FS1
No. 11 Providence W 91–61  13–1
(2–0)
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
01/08/2014
7:00 pm, CBSSN
No. 8 at Seton Hall W 83–67  14–1
(3–0)
Prudential Center (8,546)
Newark, NJ
01/11/2014
1:00 pm, FS1
No. 8 at St. John's W 74–67  15–1
(4–0)
Madison Square Garden (11,707)
New York City, NY
01/18/2014
4:00 pm, FSN
No. 6 DePaul W 88–62  16–1
(5–0)
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
01/20/2014
7:00 pm, FS1
No. 4 Creighton L 68–96  16–2
(5–1)
Wells Fargo Center (14,114)
Philadelphia, PA
01/25/2014
2:00 pm, FS1
No. 4 at Marquette W 94–85 OT 17–2
(6–1)
BMO Harris Bradley Center (16,662)
Milwaukee, WI
01/27/2014
9:00 pm, FS1
No. 9 at Georgetown W 65–60  18–2
(7–1)
Verizon Center (11,204)
Washington, DC
02/01/2014*
4:00 pm, CBSSN
No. 9 at Temple W 90–74  19–2
(7–1)
Liacouras Center (10,206)
Philadelphia, PA
02/03/2014
7:00 pm, FS1
No. 6 Xavier W 81–58  20–2
(8–1)
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
02/07/2014
7:00 pm, FS1
No. 6 Seton Hall W 70–53  21–2
(9–1)
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
02/12/2014
7:00 pm, FS1
No. 6 at DePaul W 87–62  22–2
(10–1)
Allstate Arena (7,387)
Rosemont, IL
02/16/2014
5:00 pm, FS1
No. 6 at No. 18 Creighton L 80–101  22–3
(10–2)
CenturyLink Center (18,797)
Omaha, NE
02/18/2014
7:00 pm, FS1
No. 9 at Providence W 82–79 2OT 23–3
(11–2)
Dunkin' Donuts Center (12,106)
Providence, RI
02/22/2014
1:30 pm, FS1
No. 9 St. John's W 57–54  24–3
(12–2)
Wells Fargo Center (17,124)
Philadelphia, PA
02/26/2014
7:30 pm, FS1
No. 8 Butler W 67–48  25–3
(13–2)
The Pavilion (6,500)
Villanova, PA
03/02/2014
2:00 pm, CBS
No. 8 Marquette W 73–56  26–3
(14–2)
Wells Fargo Center (15,026)
Philadelphia, PA
03/06/2014
7:00 pm, FS1
No. 6 at Xavier W 77–70  27–3
(15–2)
Cintas Center (10,340)
Cincinnati, OH
03/08/2014
2:00 pm, FS1
No. 6 Georgetown W 77–59  28–3
(16–2)
Wells Fargo Center (18,828)
Philadelphia, PA
Big East Tournament
03/13/2014
1:00 pm, FS1
No. 3 vs. Seton Hall
Quarterfinals
L 63–64  28–4
Madison Square Garden (14,925)
New York City, NY
NCAA Tournament
03/20/2014*
10:00 pm, TBS
No. 6 (2 E) vs. (15 E) Milwaukee
Second round
W 73–53  29–4
First Niagara Center (18,706)
Buffalo, NY
03/22/2014*
9:40 pm, TBS
No. 6 (2 E) vs. No. 18 (7 E) UConn
Third round
L 65–77  29–5
First Niagara Center (19,290)
Buffalo, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time. (#) during NCAA Tournament denotes seed within region E=East.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Big East Conference Standings - 2013-14." ESPN.com. Retrieved: March 18, 2014.
  2. ^ "2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings - AP Top 25 Week 11 (Jan. 13)". January 13, 2013. Retrieved January 13, 2013.
  3. ^ "2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings - USA Today Coaches Poll Week 11 (Jan. 13)". January 13, 2013. Retrieved January 13, 2013.