Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! We're back to our regularly scheduled programming this week as we prepare for the James Madison Dukes to come to Villanova Stadium on Saturday. Under new coach Everett Withers, they're off to a pretty good start this year.
We'll also crack open a new 2016 big board, likely tomorrow, so we can talk about who Jay Wright should be focusing on next year.
And now, the "news."
Stu Jackson sees opportunity to help solidify future of Big East | Providence Journal
Jackson’s job with the Big East is to help the 10 men’s basketball programs remain in the "power" discussion. In its first season last winter, the Big East did not enjoy a "powerful" campaign.
Villanova Top Dog In Weakened Big East | Hoops Habit
The Villanova Wildcats are the toast of the Big East and only they stand in their own way.
Villanova, Marquette and Georgetown make Scout.com's Top 20 Recruiting Classes for 2015 | Big East Coast Bias
Scout.com released their updated top 20 class rankings for 2015 and 3 Big East schools made the list: Villanova was #12, Marquette #15 and Georgetown #19.
Commissioners, residents grill economist at Villanova conditional use hearing | Main Line Media News
An economist faced tough questioning Wednesday from residents and the Radnor Township commissioners at the continuation of a conditional use hearing for a massive Villanova University development plan.
Allen Iverson, Georgetown legends return to campus for new John Thompson practice facility | CollegeBasketballTalk
Allen Iverson made a rare trip back to Georgetown's campus and shared some cool moments with former coach John Thompson.
A UConn roadie, and to think there could have been more | Idahostatesman.com
The American Athletic and Mountain West are vying to be the top non-Power Five league. The leagues hold the richest of the non-Power Five conference schools, with the exception of independent BYU. They should be largely competing with each other for the coveted "access" spot into one of the New Year's Six bowl games.
The Culture Wars Have Invaded the Sports World | NYMag
Talking football is suddenly a whole lot less fun.
Tim Tebow Joins 'Good Morning America' as Contributor - Hollywood Reporter
Tim Tebow is headed to Good Morning America. Already ingrained in the Disney-ABC family as an ESPN analyst, Tebow officially makes his debut on the current No. 1 morning talk show as the newest contributor on Sept. 15. In his new role, Tebow is expected to appear in the GMA studio and in cities across the U.S.
LeSean McCoy Finally Weighs-In On Tip Debacle | UPROXX
‘The 20 Cent Tip Was Kind Of A Statement’
Dads at One Direction concerts | Imgur
Dads at One Direction concerts. 'Nuff said.
Teen Petitions School for Cat Yearbook Photo | NYMag
Draven Rodriguez, a Schenectady High School student, is lobbying his school to have the most shameful picture of all time forever printed in his peers' yearbooks.