Villanova Wildcats 1996-1997 Away - SLAM Goods
Villanova Wildcats 1996-1997 Away - SLAM Goods

Villanova Wildcats 1996-1997 Retro Shorts (Away)

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Villanova entered the 1996-1997 season ranked inside the Top 10 and for good reason.  The Wildcats returned a pair of senior starters in Alvin Williams and Jason Lawson.  Steve Lappas also signed the #1 HS player in the country, Tim Thomas.   

Thomas lived up to the hype by averaging 17 points and 6 rebounds per game helping Villanova capture a share of the BIG EAST Regular Season Championship and advance to the championship game of the BIG EAST Tournament. 

That was enough to earn a #4 seed in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament where the Wildcats would lose in the 2nd round to the #5 seed Cal Bears.  Thomas would end up being Villanova's first one-and-done player in program history.

"I had such a great year that Coach Lappas and coach Hewitt forced me to go (pro).  I was a pro guy taking a chance on going to college and I chose Nova." -Tim Thomas

  • Modern Standard-Length Fit - SIZE CHART 
  • Material: Double Ply 100% Pro Aero Mesh
  • Hemmed Pockets on Both Sides
  • Elastic Waistband with Drawstring 
  • Sublimated Team Graphics 
  • Officially Licensed 
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