Jay Wright

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Rothstein Files: Big East Offseason Notebook; Questions, Rankings And More

It’s safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.

07/08/2013

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Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Gators, Jay Wright & More

This may be the best coaching job Jay Wright has done at Villanova. And it will only be enhanced if the Wildcats reach the NCAA Tournament.

02/18/2013

John Gage #40 of the Stanford Cardinal attempts a jumper over the hands of Travis Wear #24 of the UCLA Bruins.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: 5 Questions Heading Into Busy Wednesday Night In College Hoops

Tom Crean simply won’t allow his team to get caught looking ahead to their showdown with No. 1 Michigan on Saturday at Assembly Hall, but that doesn’t mean that Indiana will be able to play the way they want to against Purdue.

01/30/2013

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Rothstein Files: Five Observations From Villanova

Villanova has a slew of players that could eventually turn into decent contributors at the Big East level — but most of them are unproven.

09/19/2012

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St. John’s Coach Steve Lavin To Serve As NCAA Guest Analyst

St. John’s coach Steve Lavin and Villanova’s Jay Wright will serve as guest studio analysts for NCAA tournament coverage this week.

03/14/2012

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Jim Valvano used to say all that matters in college basketball is surviving and advancing and that’s exactly what happened for Kevin Willard’s Seton Hall team against St. Francis on Saturday night.

11/14/2011

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Villanova Concerned About Future In Revamped Big East

The Big East faces an uncertain next few years. This team is coming. Those teams are going. The Big East’s expansion moves alone could just about fill up the transactions wire each day.

WFAN–10/29/2011

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Rothstein Files: Villanova Hoping Their Freshmen Have The “Wright” Stuff

After losing seniors Corey Fisher, Corey Stokes, and Antonio Pena, Villanova will have five first-year players — all of whom figure to have a prominent role in coach Jay Wright’s rotation.

10/17/2011

Rutgers' Jonathan Mitchell, center, celebrates with fans on the court after Rutgers defeated No. 9 Villanova in an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011, in Piscataway, N.J. Mitchell sank a foul shot to put Rutgers up for good, 77-76, with less than a second remaining in the game. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Rutgers Stuns Villanova On Late 4-Point Play

Jonathan Mitchell has a national championship ring from his freshman year at Florida. Now he has a game-winning shot in his senior season at Rutgers.

WFAN–02/10/2011