Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! What is this familiar feeling of longing? Oh, just a full week ahead until Villanova takes on Lehigh in a road 'home' game on Friday night at the brand spankin' new PPL Center. Good luck getting any work done.
Luckily we'll have a week full of Albany football previews to keep you company.
And now, the "news."
Villanova looks to Hilliard for leadership | Inquirer
After spending three years in the Villanova basketball program as a quiet, laid-back player who could be a little too unselfish on offense, Darrun Hilliard was asked by his coach to sharpen his personality in a way to become more demanding and aggressive on the court and as a senior leader.
Villanova handles Nyack in exhibition, 82-45 | City of Basketball Love
Heading into this preseason matchup, Villanova had an advantage in size with Nyack’s tallest player, senior Nick Moore, only standing 6-foot-6. JayVaughn Pinkston and Daniel Ochefu dominated the glass early and often, and made sure they did not give Nyack any chance of making this a game.
Office Style: 76ers CEO inspired by Jay Wright | Philly.com
God bless you, Scott O'Neil.
St. John’s experimented with a five-guard lineup Saturday | CollegeBasketballTalk
Because everyone who owns a suit wants to be more like Jay Wright.
Changes on the way for Maryland’s historic Cole Field House? | CollegeBasketballTalk
Maryland hasn't played a game in Cole Field House since 2002, but they did hold their Maryland Madness event there in 2013.
Report: UNC took 26 bogus classes during 2005 spring semester, national title run | CollegeBasketballTalk
Will this be the information that gets the 2005 national title vacated?
'Bra burglar' balks at admitting he stalked Villanova coed | The Intelligencer
The Montgomery County Court probation hearing for an Upper Dublin man, dubbed the "bra burglar" by authorities, was postponed when he balked Friday at admitting to the underlying circumstances of a Radnor arrest earlier this year.