Get to know the Big East's Villanova Wildcats ahead of the Final Four.
The 1985 Villanova team, which beat Georgetown in the finals, 66-64, remains the lowest-seeded team (eight seed) to ever win a national title.
Villanova coach Jay Wright spent seven seasons at Hofstra (1994-2001), amassing a 122-85 record and making two NCAA Tournament appearances.
The Wildcats last made the Final Four in 2009, getting to Detroit after Scottie Reynolds' drive in the lane fell with less than a second to go to defeat Pittsburgh in the Elite Eight.
This year is Villanova's first trip past the first weekend of the tournament since that memorable run. The Wildcats fell in the round of 32 the past two seasons despite holding a two seed and a one seed, respectively.
Four different players average double figures for the Wildcats, led by Josh Hart (15.3 points per game).
Senior captain Ryan Arcidiacono came up big when the Wildcats needed him most, hitting four clutch free throws in the final minute of Villanova's 64-59 win over Kansas in the Elite Eight.
Villanova (10,728) has the smallest enrollment of the schools in the Final Four.
Freshman Jalen Brunson, whose father, Rick, was a star at Temple, caused a stir when he chose to play for the rival Wildcats over the Owls. He has scored 34 points in four NCAA Tournament games.
Senior center Daniel Ochefu is averaging 7.8 rebounds per game in the tournament.
The Wildcats survived the hardest path possible for a two seed to reach the Final Four, defeating a 15 seed (UNC Asheville), seven seed (Iowa), three seed (Miami) and one seed (Kansas).