Morning Cup O' Mud: Opening Night Hangover, Norman White Out For Year


Last night couldn't have gone much worse. In the back of my mind I knew we were going to lose. I just didn't think it'd be that bad. We just couldn't do anything right, whether it was on offense, defense or special teams. I really want to think Temple is just a lot better than anyone thought, but our flaws were shining bright. It could be a long year.

The worst news of the night came was that WR Norman White is going to miss the entire season because of a left foot fracture being classified as a lisfranc injury. I don't really know what that is, so we'll just call it a fractured foot. He'll be back for next season but this is a tough lost. Heal up quickly Norm.

Villanova WR Norman White Has Lisfranc Injury, Out For The Year - The Nova Blog
Villanova Wildcats WR Norman White is going to miss the entire 2011 football season due to lisfranc injury of the left foot.

Lyon: College Football Is Making A Comeback In Philly | Philly Sports Daily
A couple decades ago, Philadelphia was a dark period in college football, but the Mayor's Cup is highlighting the return of success in the City of Brotherly Love.

Villanova counting on freshman quarterback Dustin Thomas from Ventnor | Press of Atlantic City
Dustin Thomas won't have the luxury of easing into his new role as starting quarterback for the Villanova University football team.

Villanova's Lewis on the move again | Delco Times
Nose guard or end, the position does not matter. Villanova’s Antoine Lewis is comfortable anywhere on the defensive line.

Villanova to open with West Virginia | Philadelphia Daily News
VILLANOVA'S seniorless basketball team, coming off a 21-11 season that ended with a first-round loss in the NCAA Tournament, will begin its Big East schedule with road games at West Virginia on Dec. 28 and at Marquette on Jan. 1. It's the third time in four seasons that the Wildcats are in Milwaukee on Jan. 1 or 2. They host the Golden Eagles on Jan. 28.

St. Joseph's moving Big 5 games out of Palestra | Sporting News
St. Joseph's coach Phil Martelli, in an effort to rebuild the Hawks and create more of a home-court advantage, announced Thursday that he's bucking tradition and moving games vs. Big 5 foes Temple and Villanova out of the famed Palestra and back to campus.

Andy Katz's Top 25 Big East Nonconference Games | The Nova Blog
Andy Katz's Top 25 Big East non-conference games includes Villanova's clash with Missouri in the Jimmy V Classic.

Villanova Announces 2011-12 Women's Basketball Schedule | Villanova Official Athletic Site
Villanova University head women's basketball coach Harry Perretta today announced the 2011-12 Wildcat women's basketball schedule. The Wildcats will play a 29-game schedule, including 16 Big East Conference contests and four Philadelphia Big Five match-ups.


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