Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! So, yours truly is coming off a week-long vacation in Florida and in my attempt to bunker down in the office on Monday, completely spaced on this week's Power Rankings. So those will drop on tomorrow (Wednesday). I'm terribly sorry for the inconvenience this has likely caused you. I'm dropping and giving you 20, saying my Hail Mary's, and whatever else is needed to receive my penance.
And now, the "news."
Villanova continues to win | Philly.com
The Wildcats' second- and third-leading scorers shot a combined 2-for-19 Saturday at Madison Square Garden...and won. That result does not happen for ordinary or even good teams. It can only happen for exceptional teams that have multiple ways to win games.
Chat with Jay Wright | ESPN
SportsNation will host Jay Wright at 11 am ET, so click through and submit your questions for the head honcho!
Villanova is moving up in the Bracketology projections | Explorertown Bracketologist
Up to a number 1 seed to be specific, along with Arizona, Syracuse and Wisconsin. It will be tough to hold on to this all season, but hey, I'm not complaining.
Villanova is Now Ranked Sixth in the Country | Crossing Broad
As always, for the comments. Let me taste your tears greater Philadelphia!
Ireland's Eamonn Wall to teach at Villanova | Philly.com
Irish poet Eamonn Wall has been named the Villanova University 2014 Charles A. Heimbold Jr. Chair of Irish Studies, the university announced. Very cool news for the university. And yes I find this cool because I minored in Irish Studies while at Villanova, studied abroad in Ireland, and have a lot of Irish heritage in my family. Deal with it!
Colorado's Spencer Dinwiddie out for season with torn ACL | SBNation.com
Colorado star Spencer Dinwiddie will miss the rest of the season after tearing his ACL against Washington on Sunday. Big news for the best player on the darkhorse team in the Big 12.