Ed_donohue

Ed Donohue

  • joined Jul 12, 2012
  • last login Jul 13, 2014
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Villanova Class of 1977; BS - Accounting
NYU Stern School of Business 1990 - MBA - Finance

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Remembering Villanova's 1985 Championship: Cinderella Slays Goliath to Take Championship

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Lexington, KY April 1, 1985 So after an amazing streak of five straight tournament wins, the Cats were ready to take the big stage in Lexington to face the presumptive champion in a forty-minute...

Remembering the 1985 National Championship: Cats Defeat Memphis to Reach Final

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Lexington, Kentucky March 30, 1985 Things didn’t get any easier for the Cats in the National Semifinal Round. In Memphis State, they faced the nation’s #5 ranked team boasting a 31-3 record. ...

Remembering Villanova’s 1985 Championship: Jensen Emerges to Return Cats to the Final Four

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Birmingham, AL, March 24, 1985 Dwayne McClain, Gary McLain and Ed Pinckney made a pact the day they first arrived as freshmen on Villanova’s campus -- to return Villanova to the NCAA Final Four. ...

Remembering Villanova’s 1985 Championship: Cats Settle Score With Maryland to Advance to Elite 8

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Birmingham, Alabama, March 22, 1985 Dwight Wilbur drives on Maryland's Jeff Adkins Villanova’s Sweet-16 opponent was no stranger. ...

Remembering Villanova's 1985 Championship: Cats Upset Michigan to Advance to Sweet 16

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Dayton, OH, Sunday, March 17 Pressley vs. Tarpley Other teams might have been in a panic drawing #1 seed Michigan in the second round with...

Remembering Villanova's 1985 Championship: Cats Dodge Bullet in Dayton

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Harold Pressley scoring two of his eight points Dayton, OH, Friday, March 15 Rollie Massimino took his #8 seed Wildcats and his perfect 7-0...

Igniting Change on a Shoestring Budget

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My daughter, Kaitlin, a 2008 ‘Nova graduate, received a letter recently from the Villanova Young Alumni Circle soliciting a gift to the alumni fund. The letter talked about giving back so that...

Remembering Villanova’s 1985 Championship: Selection Sunday

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Veltra Dawson, Mark Planskey, Dwight Wilbur Lead the Cheers After Hearing 'Nova's Name Called On Selection Sunday Editors Note: Ed has...

Book Review: The Villanova Miracle and 63 Other Dreams: A Game-by-Game Guide to the 1985 NCAA Tournament

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There comes a time when every blog reaches a crossroad where it either fades into oblivion or emerges as an enduring and serious journalistic endeavor. Just four years after Mike published his...

Closest to the Pin Round 22 (Finale): Cincinnati Redux

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Update:March 3 (Game Results) … With the Cat’s 68-72 loss to Cincinnati, we congratulate five VUHoops readers who took medals in this final round. Gold Medal: Gorms (67-69), earning 5.0 points;...

Closest to the Pin Round 21: Rutgers

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Update:March 1 (Game Results) … With the Cat’s 77-71 win over Rutgers, we congratulate four VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal - Bulls-Eye: bhank (77-71), earning 10.0...

Closest to the Pin Round 20: Georgetown (Rivalry Game with Bonus Points)

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Update: February 25 (Game Results) … With the Cat’s 46-67 loss to Georgetown, we congratulate three VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal: Bogg357 (51-63), earning 7.5...

Closest to the Pin Round 19: Connecticut

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Update: February 20 (Game Results) … With the Cat’s 70-73 loss to UConn, we congratulate seven VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medals: Kait’08 (71-75), earning 5.0 points;...

Closest to the Pin Round 18: Notre Dame

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Update: February 18 (Game Results) … With the Cat’s 70-74 collapse to Notre Dame, we congratulate eight VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medals: Bill’77 (70-67), Colt (64-73),...

Closest to the Pin Round 17: South Florida Redux

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Update: February 7 (Game Results) … With the Cat’s 51-65 loss to South Florida, we congratulate three VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal: FruitLoops (57-63), earning 5.0...

Closest to the Pin Round 16: Providence

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Update: February 7 (Game Results) … With the Cat’s 74-72 victory over Providence, we congratulate seven VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal: marty1029 (75-71), earning 5.0...

'Nova vs. Pitt In Game Comments

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Grab your iPads and fire away here with the good, the bad and the ugly. Go Cats!

Closest to the Pin Round 15: Pittsburgh (Rivalry Game)

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Update: February 5 (Game Results) … With the Cat’s 70-79 loss to Pittsburgh, we congratulate seven VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medals: Jim89 (68-78), jtc123 (69-81) and S...

The Joe Paterno I Remember

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This article was written by 'Nova alumnus and VUHoops regular, Bob Natiello (aka "Squeaky Sneakers), and originally published by The Wharton Magazine on January 25. It it, Bob reminisces about...

Closest to the Pin Round 14: Marquette

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Update: January 28 (Game Results) … With the Cat’s 78-82 loss to Marquette, we congratulate four VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal: marc (76-82), earning 5.0 points;...

Closest to the Pin Round 13: Louisville

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Update: January 25 (Game Results) ... With the Cat’s 74-84 loss Louisville, we congratulate five VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medals: Bri’13 (72-80), BZ34 (72-80), and j...

Closest to the Pin Round 12: St. John's

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Update: January 18 (Game Results) With the Cat’s 79-76 win over St. John's, we congratulate five VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal: Dom (78-76), earning 5.0 points;...

Closest to the Pin Round 11: Seton Hall

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Update: January 18 (Game Results) With the Cat’s 84-76 win over Seton Hall, we congratulate four VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal: NovaCat94 (82-76), earning 5.0...

Closest to the Pin Round 10: Cincinnati

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Update: January 14 (Game Results) With the Cat’s 78-82 loss to Cincinnati, we congratulate three VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal: Bill ‘62 (81-78), earning 5.0...

Closest to the Pin Round 9: Syracuse (Rivalry Game with Bonus Points)

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Update: January 11 (Game Results) With the Cat’s 66-79 loss to Syracuse, we congratulate seven VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal: Clarkkell (67-79), earning 7.5 points;...

DePaul In-Game Comments

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Grab your iPads and laptops and fire away!

Closest to the Pin Contest Round 8: DePaul

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Update: January 8 (Game Results) With the Cat’s 87-71 win over DePaul, we congratulate four VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal: barry class of 57 (84-68), earning 5.0...

Closest to the Pin Contest Round 7: South Florida

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Update: January 5 (Game Results) With the Cat’s 57-74 loss to South Florida, we congratulate four VUHoops readers who took medals in this round. Gold Medal: FruitLoops (64-68), earning 5.0...

#14 Marquette Wins, But Cats Give Them A Game

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(AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) With low expectations for this game, ‘Nova fans had to be encouraged to see Villanova down by only 3 points at...

Marquette Game Preview

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We are having some technical difficulties this weekend, so we are publishing an abbreviated game preview, sans pictures. The unranked Cats (7-6, 0-1) visit Bradley Center today to take on...

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