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Villanova University was founded in 1842, and is among the oldest higher-level educational institutions of the East Coast. The school is represented by several dozen varsity teams collectively known as the Villanova Wildcats, who largely play in the NCAA Division I's Big East Conference. Other teams within the school currently play within the Atlantic Coast Conference. The men's basketball program is the most widely celebrated, with their first season of play in 1920. Since 1985, home games have been played at the Pavilion in Villanova, PA which accommodates over 6,500 fans during home games. Some select home games are also played at the Wells Fargo Center, which can seat over 21,600 fans. Some of the most popular rivalry games are played at this venue throughout the year.
Villanova basketball entered the 2016 season with an all-time winning percentage of .648, making it ranked 13th across all NCAA basketball programs. The team has made significant NCAA tournament appearances, and taken many NCAA Tournament championships and regular season conference championships over its history.