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Villanova to play in 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis

Villanova is once again playing basketball in the Bahamas.

The Wildcats will play in the 2017 Battle 4 Atlantis. Villanova, the tournament champs back in 2013, will be joined in the eight-team tourney by Arizona, Purdue, NC State, Tennessee, SMU, Western Kentucky, and Northern Iowa.

Villanova will take on Western Kentucky in its first game on Nov. 22 at 2:30 p.m. EST.

The 12-game tournament will run during the Thanksgiving holiday, from Nov. 22-24. 

Jay Wright's squad will also take on Gonzaga as part of the Jimmy V Classic in December at Madison Square Garden.