Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! Jay Wright is off the golf course and back on the recruitiing trail. Wright and Kyle Neptune will meet with Rawle Alkins today. So that's Payton Pritchard, Tyus Battle and now Alkins (that we know about) in the first week of the recruiting period.
You probably want to see names like Omari Spellman, Sedee Keita and Kassoum Yakwe. I do too.
And now, the "news."
Seton Hall target Chris Silva drops Villanova and Kansas State from list | NJ.com
No surprise, but PF prospect Chris Silva will choose from Seton Hall, South Carolina and Rhode Island, according to reports. The announcement should come on Friday.
Villanova University Ranked #22 in Int'l Biz | Villanova
Villanova University was recognized among the top International Business programs in the nation in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report ranking, placing #22.
3-point shot: Martez Walker's suspension | ESPN
Andy Katz says that Jay Wright's recruits have told him that they want to go to a "basketball-driven" school.
Report: UCLA's potential starting point guard denied admission | Yahoo Sports
Colorado State transfer Jon Octeus was an impact addition but now it seems he'll never play for the Bruins at all.
Study the Business and Legal Side of Sports
Villanova School of Law's Andrew Brandt is launching an online Masters Certificate in Business & Law of Sports.
ESPN.com Is Launching a Major Redesign. Here's an Early Look | Mashable
ESPN.com is set to launch its major sign redesign in more than five years, updating one of the most popular online sports destinations.
Nebraska forward makes touching gesture for assistant coach's son | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports
Shavon Shields showed support for Chris Harriman's cancer-stricken son on Sunday by shaving his head.
Football coach moves game for daughter's wedding | College Football
I almost didn't attend my own sister's wedding when it conflicted with Villanova/Penn a few years ago. I wouldn't have blamed him for not being there.
College hoops player arrested after fight over dance-off | SBNation.com
Former Auburn player Shaquille Johnson's career once again in trouble after a felony charge stemming from a dance-off dispute.