TGIF, 'Nova Nation! That was way too stressful for a Thursday night. Not sure how I'm going to be able to handle watching basketball like that live next Monday in Brooklyn, so hopefully these guys figure it out. I thought Jay Wright nailed it in his postgame TV interview - his guys are way too confident in their own ability right now and are settling on offense.
I'll be off the grid over the weekend - enjoy your time off from me!
And now, the "news."
No. 6 Villanova Visits Rival Delaware Saturday | CBS Philly
The Villanova Wildcats will wrap up their regular season on Saturday as they travel down to Newark to visit their rival the University of Delaware.
Villanova Coach Talley's Message to Al Bagnoli | Ivy League
The Penn football coach is leading his Quakers to Ithaca, NY for his final game as head coach. He announced his retirement, effective after this season.
Early signing period winners and losers | ESPN
No surprise to see St. John's on the losers list after they couldn't keep Isaiah Briscoe at home. They did sign underrated Philly guard Samir Doughty, but it's scary to think what that roster is going to look like next year.
Coaches don't expect to face Brandon Miller again | IndyStar
Coaches who compete with Butler tell The Star they don't expect to compete ever again with Brandon Miller as coach of the Bulldogs.
A great football name, Adderley, leads Great Valley
Nasir Adderley, of Malvern, has scholarship offers from Central Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Stony Brook. Interest has also come from Towson and Villanova. He has 61 receptions for 965 yards and five touchdowns for Great Valley.
Rumson-Fair Haven, Cinnaminson will bring run first approach to Central Jersey | NJ.com
The key for the Cinnaminson offense is quarterback Nick Thevanayagam. A four-year starter, who is getting collegiate interest from Delaware, Villanova and Princeton, Nick Thevanayagam has run for 848 yards and passed for 505.
Villanova student charged in Wisconsin sex assault | Philly.com
A Villanova business student was arrested on campus today and charged in a sex assault that occurred earlier this year in Wisconsin.
No Man's Land, AC | Philly.com
A seaside prairie, worth millions yet empty. Philly.com goes #LongForm on everyone's favorite boardwalk empire.