2019-20 Villanova Wildcats Men's Basketball Team
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2019%E2%80%9320 Villanova Wildcats Men's Basketball Team
2019-20 Villanova Wildcats men's basketball
Villanova Wildcats logo.svg
Big East regular season co-champions
ConferenceBig East Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9 (tie)
APNo. 10
2019-20 record24-7 (13-5 Big East)
Head coachJay Wright (19th season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaFinneran Pavilion
Wells Fargo Center
Seasons
← 2018-19
2020-21 →
2019-20 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 7 Creighton 13 5   .722     24 7   .774
No. 11 Villanova 13 5   .722     24 7   .774
No. 16 Seton Hall 13 5   .722     21 9   .700
Providence 12 6   .667     19 12   .613
No. 24 Butler 10 8   .556     22 9   .710
Marquette 8 10   .444     18 12   .600
Xavier 8 10   .444     19 13   .594
Georgetown 5 13   .278     15 17   .469
St. John's 5 13   .278     17 15   .531
DePaul 3 15   .167     16 16   .500
As of March 11, 2020; Rankings from AP Poll
NOTE: The 2020 Big East Tournament was cancelled at halftime of the first game of the quarterfinals because of the 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic.

The 2019-20 Villanova Wildcats men's basketball team represents Villanova University in the 2019-20 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Led by head coach Jay Wright in his 19th year, the Wildcats play their home games at the Finneran Pavilion on the school's campus in the Philadelphia suburb of Villanova, Pennsylvania and Wells Fargo Center as members of the Big East Conference.

Previous season

The Wildcats finished the 2018-19 season 26-10, 13-5 in Big East play to finish in first place. They defeated Providence, Xavier, and Seton Hall to win the Big East Tournament.[1][2] As a result, the Wildcats received the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament as the No. 6 seed in the South region.[3] There they defeated Saint Mary's[4] before losing to Purdue in the Second Round.[5]

Offseason

Departures

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Jahvon Quinerly 1 G 6'1" 175 Freshman Hackensack, NJ Transferred to Alabama
Eric Paschall 4 F 6'8" 255 RS Senior Dobbs Ferry, NY Graduated
Phil Booth 5 G 6´3¨ 194 RS Senior Baltimore, MD Graduated
Peyton Heck 22 G 5'11" 175 Senior Wilmington, DE Graduated
Joe Cremo 24 G 6'4" 191 Graduate Student Scotia, NY Graduated
Dylan Painter 42 G 6'10" 225 RS Sophomore Hershey, PA Transferred to Delaware

2019 recruiting class

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Justin Moore
#9 SG
Accokeek, MD DeMatha Catholic High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports:4/5 stars    ESPN:4/5 stars
Eric Dixon
#18 PF
Willow Grove, PA Abington High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 275 lb (125 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports:4/5 stars    ESPN:4/5 stars
Bryan Antoine
#12 SG
Tinton Falls, NJ Ranney School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 170 lb (77 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports:5/5 stars    ESPN:5/5 stars
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
PF
Shawnee Mission, KS IMG Academy (FL) 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg)
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports:5/5 stars    ESPN:4/5 stars
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2019 Villanova Commits". Rivals.com.
  • "2019 Team Ranking". Rivals.com.

Incoming Transfers

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Previous School
Caleb Daniels 14 G 6'4" 205 Sophomore New Orleans, LA Transferred from Tulane. Under NCAA transfer rules, Daniels will have to sit out for the 2019-20 season. Will have two years of remaining eligibility.

Roster

Schedule and results

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
*
W   1-0
 24-   13-   5-  (6,501)
*

L   1-1
 14-   6-   5-  (16,419)
*

W   2-1
 19-   11-   5-  (13,678)
*

W   3-1
 26-   10-   7- 
*

W   4-1
 22-   7-   9-  (2,361)
*

L   4-2
 27-   11-   6- 
*

W   5-2
 25-   10-   5-  (6,501)
*

W   6-2
 27-   12-   6-  (6,501)
*

W   7-2
 22-   9-   2-  (3,456)
*

W   8-2
 18-   8-   6-  (7,236)
*

W   9-2
 15-   9-   5-  (20,706)

W   10-2
(1-0)
 24-   8-   5-  (6,501)

L   10-3
(1-1)
 14-   11-   3-  (17,856)

W   11-3
(2-1)
 24-   14-   3-  (17,682)

W   12-3
(3-1)
 33-   7-   5-  (15,041)

W  OT 13-3
(4-1)
 21-   13-   4-  (6,501)
*
W   14-3
 19-   7-   3-  (16,723)

W   15-3
(5-1)
 20-   14-   7-  (6,501)

W   16-3
(6-1)
 18-   9-   5-  (12,927)

W   17-3
(7-1)
 23-   14-   6-  (10,155)

L   17-4
(7-2)
 18-   10-   3-  (15,501)

L   17-5
(7-3)
 29-   7-   6-  (8,814)

L   17-6
(7-4)
 22-   14-   4-  (20,706)

W   18-6
(8-4)
 17-   11-   4-  (6,501)
*

W   19-6
 29-   8-   5-  (10,206)

W   20-6
(9-4)
 20-   7-   7-  (5,451)

W   21-6
(10-4)
 22-   12-   6-  (10,647)

W   22-6
(11-4)
 23-   10-   4-  (6,501)

L   22-7
(11-5)
 13-   11-   3-  (15,516)

W   23-7
(12-5)
 20-   11-   5-  (16,863)

W   24-7
(13-5)
 18-   9-   5-  (13,168)
Big East Tournament


  
 -   -   - 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ? = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Final
AP 10 10 17 22 23 20 18 10 10 16 14 9 8 10 15 12 12 14 11 10
Coaches 10 10* 15 21 22 20 14 9 9 16 15 11 10 12 16 13 12 12 8 9-T

*AP does not release post-NCAA Tournament rankings
^Coaches did not release a Week 1 poll.

References


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