Villanova Wildcats basketball

Villanova Wildcats basketball history

Villanova University (Villanova, PA)
William B. Finneran Pavilion / Wells Fargo Center
Big East Conference

Current head coach: Kyle Neptune (2022-)

  • Assoc. HC: George Halcovage (2015-)
  • Asst: Mike Nardi (2017-)
  • Asst: Dwayne Anderson (2018-)
  • DBO: Joey Flannery (2021-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  3  (1985, 2016, 2018)
  • Final Four Appearances:  6  (1939, 1985, 2009, 2016, 2018, 2022) **
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  18  (1955, 1962, 1964, 1970, 1972, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1988, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2016, 2018, 2021, 2022) **
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  40  (1939, 1949, 1951, 1955, 1962, 1964, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022) **
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  67-38 **
  • NIT Championships:  1  (1994)
  • NIT Appearances:  17  (1959, 1960, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1977, 1987, 1989, 1992, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
  • NIT Overall Record:  24-17

Conference Titles (ECAC, Atlantic 10, Big East):

Award Winners:




Villanova head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Kyle Neptune 2022-Pres 0-0 0 0 0
Jay Wright 2001-22 520-197 8 16 2
Steve Lappas 1992-2001 174-110 1 4 0
Rollie Massimino 1973-92 355-241 5 11 1
Jack Kraft ** 1961-73 238-95 5 0
Alex Severance 1936-61 413-201 4 0
George “Doc” Jacobs 1929-36 62-56
John Cashman 1926-29 21-26
Michael Saxe 1920-26 63-31

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions



** Listed records and accomplishments do not include wins or appearances later vacated by the NCAA.

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