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  1. Darrun Hilliard gets first playing time as Pistons seek backcourt answersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Detroit Pistons' rookie guard played 13 minutes and made his first shot attempt, a nice running right-handed floater -- Hilliard shoots his jumper left-handed -- in the second quarter. The 2015 second-round draft pick from Villanova missed his remaining attempts and was 1 of 7 from the field, but it was a start.


  2. Darryl Reynolds toughens up Villanova's frontcourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 |

    The standard cynic's thought on Villanova's hoops season - the way to write them off before the Wildcats really get started - is to suggest they'll inevitably lose the way they went down last season, getting manhandled inside. Acknowledge that Villanova's perimeter guys will be a handful for any opponent.


  3. Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Villanova final score: 'Nova handles business in win over KnightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | Big East Coast Bias

    The Wildcats scored four fewer first half points than Fairleigh-Dickinson scored all game. Here's what we learned.


  4. Gifted freshman Jalen Brunson lifts Villanova's hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 |

    Jay Wright knew what he was getting, a McDonald's all-American point guard with commensurate skills and a highest-level basketball IQ. This summer, in a series of televised basketball games from the island of Crete, the expectations for Jalen Brunson ratcheted higher.


  5. Villanova Wildcats 2015-16 Basketball PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Maddux Sports Blog

    Villanova is a favorite in the Big East despite the losses of Darrun Hilliard, JayVaughn Pinkston and Dylan Ennis. It brought in a strong recruiting class and has some returnees to form a talented group that college basketball oddsmakers set the odds at +2500 for a 2016 NCAA title.


  6. Big East 2015-16 Season Preview: Villanova WildcatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Big East Coast Bias

    Won BIG EAST Tournament championship with win over Xavier. Lost to North Carolina State Wolfpack in Round of 32 in 2015 NCAA Tournament.


  7. Big East 2015 rankings: Power ForwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 29 | Big East Coast Bias

    The 2015 rankings series rolls on today as we take a look at the power forward position. For many years, big men have dominated the Big East Conference as its cornerstone, and even now as we head into Year 3 of the "new" Big East, there's still plenty of talent to be found at this position, with a few tweeners mixed in as well.


  8. Preseason College Basketball Rankings 2015: Takeaways from 1st Coaches PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | BleacherReport

    After waiting for months on end for the first official Top 25 ranking of the 2015-16 men's college basketball season, the USA Today Sports Coaches Poll spit out a tie for No. 1 between Kentucky and North Carolina.


  9. 'Nova reloads after 33-win seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 |

    Villanova finished with the most victories last year in school history, going 33-3. However, all some people want to remember is the "3" - or more specifically, the last one of those three losses that knocked the top-seeded Wildcats out of the NCAA tournament before the second weekend.


  10. Marquette Men's Basketball Picked To Finish Sixth; Ellenson & Fischer Earn All-Conference HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Anonymous Eagle

    On Wednesday morning, before the start of the yearly Media Day , the Big East announced the results of the preseason polling of the league's coaches. As far as Marquette goes, the Golden Eagles were picked to finish sixth by the coaches.


  11. 2015-16 league schedule analysis: Villanova WildcatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Big East Coast Bias

    The back-to-back Big East regular season champions have the talent to go for the threepeat. But it might be easier said than done.


  12. Nova's guard wars: 'Pretty cool to watch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 |

    Jay Wright did it intentionally. The move was nothing crazy. In drills this fall, Villanova's coach wanted his senior guard Ryan Arcidiacono, last season's Big East player of the year, and freshman Jalen Brunson, the most accomplished freshman guard in the country, going at each other.


  13. Masked Darrun Hilliard willing stretch the floor to earn Pistons roster spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 |

    It's Day 3 of training camp for the Detroit Pistons, headed Thursday by a three-hour, 15-minute morning practice, and Darrun Hilliard says it's already felt like a week. The second-round pick out of Villanova is in first NBA season and finds himself in competition for the the final few roster spots.


  14. Conference schedule analysis: Seton Hall PiratesRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2015 | Big East Coast Bias

    The Hall faltered down the stretch in conference play last season and will need to be consistent against Big East opponents if they want to be contenders this ear. Here is breakdown of every single game and a prediction.


  15. Just before he begins NBA training camp, Darrun Hilliard is coming home to lend a helping handRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Erie Times News

    But there's nowhere else he's rather be than in the Lehigh Valley, giving back to the community that helped to shape his life, embedded his work ethic and drove him to be the best he could be. Hilliard, the former Liberty High and Villanova University standout who is about to embark on his rookie season with the Detroit Pistons, will be appearing at the Hoops for Hope event at Allen High School's Sewards Gym sponsored by


  16. Who knows: Why Oklahoma-Villanova might be a Final Four previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | ESPN

    The nonconference schedules have been released, which means it's time to identify the biggest games of the season. There are some matchups that simply can't be missed.


  17. Detroit Pistons Rookie Darrun Hilliard Has Surgery on Broken NoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Piston Powered

    Mar 21, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Darrun Hilliard II shoots the ball past North Carolina State Wolfpack forward Lennard Freeman during the second half in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Tournamentat Consol Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Detroit Pistons rookie Shooting Guard Darrun Hilliard had successful surgery after breaking his nose .


  18. 2015-16 Top 5 Games: Xavier MusketeersRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2015 | Big East Coast Bias

    We've already looked at who the Musketeers will play both in conference and non-conference play. Now, which of those games are ones that must be marked on the calendar for any self-respecting fan of the X? Prospects are bright at Xavier.


  19. Pistons' Draft Pick Has Surgery On Broken NoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | CBS Local

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    Sep 23, 2015 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Rajai Davis' two-out triple in the 10th gave Detroit a 2-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night, one inning after the Tigers lost a combined no-hitter. Anthony Gose drew a two-out walk from Zach Duke in the 10th.