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02 May 2007


Villanova confirms Benn transfer

posted by Pete @ LetsGoNova.com
5/02/2007 11:21:00 AM
It's official: Bilal Benn is transferring to Niagara, and a precious scholarship will be opened for the Wildcats.

Villanova released a short statement last night confirming Benn's transfer.

Villanova coach Jay Wright thanked Benn for his contribution to the program:

We are sad to have Bilal leave our team but we are happy for him that he will be joining Joe Mihalich at Niagara University. He will always be a part of our Villanova family.

We are proud of Bilal and appreciate his efforts these last two years. He remains in good academic standing and has always made a positive impact on the Villanova community. This is a basketball decision on his part that we all support.


Benn must sit out a year before he can play for the Niagara Purple Eagles.

As mentioned in a story this weekend, Benn's transfer frees up a desperately needed scholarship that will likely be first offered to 2008 superstar Tyreke Evans.


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4 Comments:

At 2:06 PM, May 04, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/2005-03-01-apr-analysis_x.htm

Top five APRs

Yale 999 (27 of 29 teams scored a perfect 1,000), Princeton 994, Pennsylvania 993, William & Mary 992, Loyola Marymount and Villanova 991

 
At 5:41 PM, May 04, 2007, Blogger Pete said...

Villanova is in some great company.

 
At 8:23 PM, May 04, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Email

Jason Fraser injured... again..

 
At 12:37 AM, May 05, 2007, Blogger Pete said...

thanks, I wrote up a piece about the latest fraser news.

 

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