Ryan Arcidiacono: 2016 Draft Prospect
2015-2016 Season Stats
Courtesy of Villanova Athletics
CAREER NOTES (SENIOR SEASON)
Named second team All-BIG EAST and first team All-Philadelphia Big Five ... Tabbed first team All Senior CLASS ... Shared the Villanova Basketball Award with classmate Daniel Ochefu ... Was named Most Outstanding at the NCAA Final Four after scoring 16 points and setting up the game-winning 3-pointer by Kris Jenkins that lifted Villanova past North Carolina 77-74 to earn the school's second national title.
Shared BIG EAST Player of the Year Honors with Providence's Kris Dunn ... Named first team All-BIG EAST and Philadelphia Big Five ... Averaged 10.1 ppg and led the Wildcats with 129 assists (3.6 apg) ... Had an asssist-to-turnover ratio of 2.7 per outing.
Named Honorable Mention All-BIG EAST and second team All-Philadelphia Big Five ... Averaged 31.1 minutes per game to top the Wildcats ... Also paced the squad in assists with 118 (3.5 apg) while committing just 48 turnovers on the season ... Also averaged 9.9 points per outing ... Has scored 742 points in his first two seasons as a Wildcat.
Led the Wildcats in minutes played (34.0 mpg) and assists (3.5 apg) ... A unanimous choice to the BIG EAST All-Rookie team and was named Rookie of the Week four times ... Named a team captain with James Bell and Mouphtaou Yarou in January ... Averaged 11.9 ppg.
Is one of six children of Patti and Joe Arcidiacono ... Siblings include Sabrina (29), Nicole (27), Michael (24), and Christopher and Courtney (15) ... Both parents attended Villanova and Joe Arcidiacono played football for the Wildcats from 1976-80 ... Born March 26, 1994 ... Averaged 20.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game as a junior in 2010-11 ... December surgery to his back caused him to miss the 2011-12 campaign ... Named the 2011 Courier Times Player of the Year and to the Philadelphia Inquirer All-Southeastern Pennsylvania first team ... Ranked among the Top 50 seniors in the nation by ESPNU ... Signed a national letter of intent to attend Villanova in November 2011.