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1996-97 Villanova Wildcats
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 24-10, .706 W-L% (40th of 305)
Conference: 12-6, 1st in Big East Big East 6 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Steve Lappas (24-10)

PS/G: 75.1 (63rd of 305) ▪ PA/G: 67.9 (110th of 305)
SRS: 16.64 (16th of 305) ▪ SOS: 9.45 (16th of 305)

NCAA Tournament: (#4 seed in East)
Won East First Round (101-91) versus #13 Long Island University
Lost East Second Round (75-68) versus #5 University of California

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
7 6 5 5 4 10 10 10 8 16 12 14 16 18 19 18 21 20

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Fri, Nov 29, 1996 REG @ American-Puerto Rico W 68 62 1 0 W 1 Eugene Guerra Sports Complex
2 Sat, Nov 30, 1996 REG N Butler MW Coll W 62 54 2 0 W 2 Eugene Guerra Sports Complex
3 Sun, Dec 1, 1996 REG N Tulane CUSA W 85 70 3 0 W 3 Eugene Guerra Sports Complex
4 Wed, Dec 4, 1996 REG Providence Big East W 75 64 4 0 W 4 Wells Fargo Center
5 Sat, Dec 7, 1996 REG @ St. John's (NY) Big East W 82 70 5 0 W 5 Madison Square Garden (IV)
6 Tue, Dec 10, 1996 REG @ Pennsylvania Ivy W 89 62 6 0 W 6 The Palestra
7 Sat, Dec 14, 1996 REG Duke (14) ACC L 79 87 6 1 L 1 Wells Fargo Center
8 Sat, Dec 21, 1996 REG Mount St. Mary's NEC W 91 66 7 1 W 1 Wells Fargo Center
9 Mon, Dec 23, 1996 REG @ Saint Joseph's A-10 W 81 65 8 1 W 2 Hagan Arena
10 Sat, Dec 28, 1996 REG Rider NEC W 75 61 9 1 W 3 Wells Fargo Center
11 Mon, Dec 30, 1996 REG North Carolina-Wilmington CAA W 87 38 10 1 W 4 Wells Fargo Center
12 Thu, Jan 2, 1997 REG Seton Hall Big East W 88 67 11 1 W 5 Wells Fargo Center
13 Mon, Jan 6, 1997 REG @ Providence Big East L 68 91 11 2 L 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
14 Wed, Jan 8, 1997 REG Oral Roberts Ind W 64 46 12 2 W 1 Wells Fargo Center
15 Sat, Jan 11, 1997 REG Miami (FL) Big East L 59 61 12 3 L 1 Wells Fargo Center
16 Tue, Jan 14, 1997 REG @ Notre Dame Big East W 68 57 13 3 W 1 Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center
17 Sat, Jan 18, 1997 REG Rutgers Big East W 79 56 14 3 W 2 Wells Fargo Center
18 Mon, Jan 20, 1997 REG Syracuse Big East L 60 62 14 4 L 1 Wells Fargo Center
19 Sat, Jan 25, 1997 REG @ Boston College (22) Big East W 84 66 15 4 W 1 Silvio O. Conte Forum
20 Mon, Jan 27, 1997 REG @ Georgetown Big East L 67 78 15 5 L 1 Capital Centre
21 Sat, Feb 1, 1997 REG @ Syracuse Big East W 70 60 16 5 W 1 Carrier Dome
22 Tue, Feb 4, 1997 REG West Virginia Big East W 81 70 17 5 W 2 The Pavilion
23 Sun, Feb 9, 1997 REG @ Kentucky (3) SEC L 56 93 17 6 L 1 Rupp Arena
24 Wed, Feb 12, 1997 REG @ Pittsburgh Big East L 89 95 17 7 L 2 Fitzgerald Fieldhouse
25 Sun, Feb 16, 1997 REG Notre Dame Big East W 75 70 18 7 W 1 Wells Fargo Center
26 Wed, Feb 19, 1997 REG St. John's (NY) Big East W 65 54 19 7 W 2 Wells Fargo Center
27 Sun, Feb 23, 1997 REG Connecticut Big East W 65 58 20 7 W 3 Wells Fargo Center
28 Wed, Feb 26, 1997 REG @ West Virginia Big East L 76 83 20 8 L 1 WVU Coliseum
29 Sat, Mar 1, 1997 REG @ Rutgers Big East W 84 74 21 8 W 1 Louis Brown Athletic Center
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
30 Thu, Mar 6, 1997 CTOURN N Syracuse Big East W 80 70 22 8 W 2 Madison Square Garden (IV)
31 Fri, Mar 7, 1997 CTOURN N Providence Big East W 73 63 23 8 W 3 Madison Square Garden (IV)
32 Sat, Mar 8, 1997 CTOURN N Boston College Big East L 58 70 23 9 L 1 Madison Square Garden (IV)
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
33 Thu, Mar 13, 1997 NCAA N Long Island University NEC W 101 91 24 9 W 1
34 Sat, Mar 15, 1997 NCAA N University of California Pac-10 L 68 75 24 10 L 1