2016-2017 Villanova Wildcats

2016-2017 Villanova Wildcats Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
5 Phil Booth Jr G 6-3 195 Dec 31, 1995 Baltimore (MD) United States Mount Saint Joseph College
25 Mikal Bridges So F 6-7 210 Aug 30, 1996 Malvern (PA) United States Great Valley High School
1 Jalen Brunson So PG 6-2 190 Aug 31, 1996 Lincolnshire (IL) United States Stevenson High School
34 Tim Delaney Fr PF 6-8 235 Mar 5, 1997 Mullica Hill (NJ) United States Pitman High School
10 Donte DiVincenzo Fr SG 6-5 205 Jan 31, 1997 Wilmington (DE) United States Salesianum School
40 Denny Grace Sr G 5-11 175 - Catonville (MD) United States Calvert Hall College High School
3 Josh Hart Sr SG 6-5 215 Mar 6, 1995 Silver Spring (MD) United States Sidwell Friends School
2 Kris Jenkins Sr F 6-6 235 Nov 20, 1993 Upper Marlboro (MD) United States Gonzaga College High School
35 Matt Kennedy Jr G 6-2 175 May 1, 1996 Fairfax (VA) United States Flint Hill School
24 Tom Leibig Jr GF 6-4 195 Jan 27, 1996 Havertown (PA) United States Haverford Senior High School
42 Dylan Painter Fr FC 6-9 215 Mar 18, 1998 Hershey (PA) United States Hershey High School
4 Eric Paschall So F 6-7 260 Nov 4, 1996 Dobbs Ferry (NY) United States St. Thomas More Prep
45 Darryl Reynolds Sr F 6-8 225 Oct 13, 1993 Philadelphia (PA) United States Worcester Academy
14 Omari Spellman Fr PF 6-9 275 Jul 21, 1997 North Royalton (OH) United States MacDuffie School

Recent Villanova Wildcats History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 32-4 (15-3) 1st (Big East) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2015-2016 35-5 (16-2) 1st (Big East) Runner Up NCAA Champion
2014-2015 33-3 (16-2) 1st (Big East) Champion NCAA 2nd Rnd
2013-2014 29-5 (16-2) 1st (Big East) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 20-14 (10-8) 7th (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2011-2012 13-19 (5-13) 13th (Big East) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 21-12 (9-9) 9th (Big East) 1st Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 25-8 (13-5) 2nd (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2008-2009 30-8 (13-5) 4th (Big East) 4th Rnd NCAA 5th Rnd
2007-2008 22-13 (9-9) 8th (Big East) 2nd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2006-2007 22-11 (9-7) 7th (Big East) 2nd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2005-2006 28-5 (14-2) 1st (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd
2004-2005 24-8 (11-5) 3rd (Big East) 3rd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2003-2004 18-17 (6-10) 11th (Big East) 3rd Rnd NIT 4th Rnd
2002-2003 14-18 (8-8) 7th (Big East) 1st Rnd NIT 1st Rnd

2016-2017 Villanova Wildcats Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Josh Hart Julius Erving (Best SF) Award
Josh Hart Consensus All-American First Team
Josh Hart NABC All-American First Team
Jalen Brunson NABC All-District (5) First Team
Josh Hart NABC All-District (5) First Team
Josh Hart AP All-American First Team
Josh Hart USBWA All-American First Team
Josh Hart USBWA Player of the Week (Dec 11, 2016)
Josh Hart Sporting News All-American First Team
Josh Hart Big East Player of the Year
Jalen Brunson All-Big East First Team
Josh Hart All-Big East First Team
Kris Jenkins All-Big East Honorable Mention
Josh Hart Big East Tournament MVP
Jalen Brunson Big East All-Tournament Team
Kris Jenkins Big East All-Tournament Team
Mikal Bridges Big East Defensive Player of the Year
Josh Hart Big East Defensive Player of the Year
Donte DiVincenzo Big East All-Rookie Team
Jalen Brunson Big East Player of the Week (Jan 2, 2017)
Josh Hart Big East Player of the Week (Jan 23, 2017)
Josh Hart Big East Player of the Week (Dec 12, 2016)
Josh Hart Big East Player of the Week (Nov 21, 2016)
Josh Hart Big East Player of the Week (Feb 13, 2017)
Josh Hart Charleston Classic MVP
Josh Hart Charleston Classic All-Tournament Team

2016-2017 Villanova Wildcats Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Brunson J. Hart K. Jenkins M. Bridges D. Reynolds
Rotation   D. DiVincenzo E. Paschall    
Lim PT M. Kennedy T. Leibig   D. Painter  
Lim PT D. Grace P. Booth   T. Delaney  

2016-2017 Villanova Wildcats Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Josh Hart 36 33.1 18.7 6.4 2.9 1.6 0.3 2.0
Jalen Brunson 36 31.1 14.7 2.6 4.1 0.9 0.0 2.1
Kris Jenkins 36 31.1 13.1 4.1 2.0 1.1 0.3 1.4
Mikal Bridges 36 29.8 9.8 4.6 2.0 1.7 0.9 1.3
Donte DiVincenzo 36 25.5 8.8 3.8 1.7 0.9 0.3 1.4
Eric Paschall 36 21.6 7.2 3.8 0.6 0.5 0.5 1.2
Phil Booth 3 24.0 5.7 1.7 2.0 0.3 0.0 2.0
Darryl Reynolds 31 23.8 4.5 5.4 0.6 0.5 0.9 1.1
Dylan Painter 22 5.8 0.9 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
Tim Delaney 7 3.7 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
Matt Kennedy 7 2.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tom Leibig 7 1.6 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
Denny Grace 7 1.4 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Omari Spellman 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Villanova Wildcats Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jay Wright Head Coach 2001-2002 N/A
Baker Dunleavy Associate Head Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Ashley Howard Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Kyle Neptune Assistant Coach 2013-2014 Assistant Coach (Niagara, 2010 to 2013)
Mark Jackson Athletic Director 2015-2016 N/A
George Halcovage Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Video Coordinator (Villanova, 2012 to 2016)
Mike Nardi Video Coordinator 2016-2017 Director of Student-Athlete Development (Villanova, 2015 to 2016)
Jeff Pierce Head Athletic Trainer 1988-1989 N/A