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Morning Cup O' Mud: As Wayns Goes, Villanova Goes


You aren't going to be going out on much of a limb by saying that Maalik Wayns is going to define Villanova' 2011-2012 basketball season. He, along with fellow junior Mouphtaou Yarou, are going to be the most important players from Villanova.

I'm sure you realize where in the middle of obviousville right now.

And after such a ringing endorsement of that concept, peep the following article from Yahoo about how important Wayns' is going to be for Villanova this season. But hey in my defense, the article also touches on his past, his inspirations, and his aspirations, along with some other Villanova-related news. We're halfway through the week people!

Wayns must be ready to step up for Villanova | Yahoo! Sports
When Maalik Wayns takes the court at Villanova 's on-campus Pavilion, he's cheered on as much as any Wildcats player. When Villanova plays off-campus at the Wells Fargo Center in downtown Philadelphia, Wayns is welcomed not only as a Wildcat but also as a member of Philly's proud point guard tradition. He is a graduate of Philadelphia Roman Catholic High.

Likely loss of Thomas, Price leaves Villanova football squad reeling | Main Line Media News
The 2011 season is quickly becoming a nightmare for the Villanova Wildcats. Villanova is 0-2 for the first time since 2006 and facing an injury crisis. Quarterback Dustin Thomas and wide receiver Joe Price were the latest Wildcats bitten by the injury bug.

Villanova QB Dustin Thomas of Ventnor out 4-to-6 weeks | press of Atlantic City
Villanova University starting quarterback Dustin Thomas is out for four-to-six weeks with a separated shoulder he suffered during the Wildcats' game against Towson last Saturday.

Opening Act: Nova Nation on Broadway | Official Athletic Site of the Villanova Wildcats
Villanova Men's Basketball invites you to join us as student-athletes, coaches and staff come together with alumni, parents and friends to celebrate the past, present and future of the Villanova Men's Basketball Program at The Marriott Marquis in New York City October 11. The event will take place in the West Ballroom at 6:30 p.m.

Opening Act: Nova Nation on Broadway | Official Athletic Site of the Villanova Wildcats
Villanova Men's Basketball invites you to join us as student-athletes, coaches and staff come together with alumni, parents and friends to celebrate the past, present and future of the Villanova Men's Basketball Program at The Marriott Marquis in New York City October 11. The event will take place in the West Ballroom at 6:30 p.m.


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