Philadelphia Union Head Coach and Villanova Alum Jim Curtin joins Coach Wright on this episode. They discuss Coach Curtin's success as a player and coach, the title of being a head coach, and the similarities between the game of soccer and basketball.
Coach Wright is joined on this episode by former assistant and new head coach of the Villanova Men's Basketball program, Kyle Neptune. They talk his early years at Villanova, the transition from Villanova assistant to Fordham's head coach, and what it means to return "home" to Villanova.
3rd year players Justin Moore and Eric Dixon join the podcast to talk with Coach Wright about their backgrounds in the fertile high school basketball scenes of DC and Philly, as well as their time on and off the court at Villanova.
A special jersey retirement ceremony brought Wildcat legend Josh Hart back to the Finneran Pavilion, where he caught up with Coach Wright on the podcast. They talk stories from his playing days at Villanova, his newfound appreciation for wine, and life on and off the court in the NBA.
Two current Villanova players, Brandon Slater and Caleb Daniels, come on the podcast to chop it up with Coach Wright. They get to talking about their backgrounds in the DMV and New Orleans basketball scenes, teammates’ personalities, and what they’ve learned on their respective journeys at Villanova.
Coach Wright is joined by former Seton Hall coach and broadcasting legend Bill Raftery as they talk about the season, the "old" Big East, and Coach Raftery's coaching and broadcasting journey.
Talking Villanova Basketball welcomes back to the show ESPN analyst Jay Bilas for the first time since 2018, as he and Coach Wright discuss the shifting landscape of the NCAA as it pertains to player compensation, conference re-alignment, and more.
Coach Wright is joined by Villanova's 5th year senior leaders, Collin Gillespie and Jermaine Samuels, to talk about what went into their decision to return to Villanova, their early thoughts on the freshmen, and their college careers so far.
Coach Wright was thrilled to be able to catch up with former Villanova assistant coach and new head coach of the Fordham Rams, Kyle Neptune. They talk about what it's like being a first-time head coach, what Kyle wishes he knew when he was an assistant, and how his New York roots will help jump start the program.
Coach Wright welcomes senior captains Collin Gillespie and Jermaine Samuels on to the show, as they discuss this past season, their decision to return for a 5th year of eligibility, and what their goals are for the future.