Happy Wednesday, 'Nova Nation! One more day until the men's lax team takes on Georgetown in the semifinals of the Big East Tournament at Villanova. Remember, they likely need to win the tournament to make the NCAA Tournament. It would be an incredible feat after a slow start to the season (albeit against a brutal schedule).
Oh, and hockey playoffs! I saw the Stanley Cup (and the white gloves guy) in Madison Square Park yesterday. Just leave it in New York City because the Rangers are a lock.
On to the links!
Villanova University neighbors to present development petition to Radnor planners - Main Line Media News
Rick Leonardi, an Aldwyn Lane resident, wants local residents to know that he doesn’t oppose development on Villanova’s large parking lot fronting the south side of Lancaster Avenue. However, the university’s current plans for a dorm, parking garage and performing arts center are not what he would like to see happen.
NFL teams should be beating down Norman White's door - Fsct on Villanova
As far as we know, Norman White hasn't been picked up by any NFL team just yet. That's an absolute travesty, however, given the talent he has demonstrated and the quality of his career at Villanova, he should be preparing for camp right now. Fact thinks someone hasn't been doing their job.
Women's Basketbal Earns Honors at Big Five Banquet - Villanova University Official Athletic Site
The Philadelphia Big Five held its annual postseason awards banquet on Monday, April 29, at The Palestra on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to receiving the 2012-13 Big Five championship team trophy, two Wildcats earned individual honors.
Men's Golf Finishes 8th at BIG EAST Championship - Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Following the final round of the BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship held at the par-72, 7,089-yard Watson Course in Reunion, Fla., the Villanova Wildcats finished in 8th place in the 12 team field after three days of competition.
Roy Williams reminisces about North Carolina ‘s controverial 2005 NCAA tournament win over Villanova | North Carolina Record
If you can read this, I commend you. You're also a masochist.
Front-court will carry 2014 Orange - SBNation.com
Relevant to us since they are now on our 2014 schedule. Not a lot coming back for the backcourt at all. In fact, it's really just Trevor Cooney (not scaring anyone) and Tyler Ennis (supposedly elite, but with freshman you never know). However, the frontcourt really is stacked.
Tim Tebow receives offer from Lingerie Football League - SBNation.com
It was only a matter of time, really.