Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation! Slow week huh? I don't have much to say today because of it.
And now, the "news."
Villanova’s Jay Wright On Deflate Gate: ‘Really, Really Bothers Me’ | CBS Philly
Villanova head coach talked about "Deflate Gate" on the 94WIP Mike & Ike Show.
Power Rankings: Kentucky is king, but Virginia watches the throne | SBNation.com
The Kentucky juggernaut might just stay up top, but Virginia is waiting if the Wildcats slip.
Titus’s Top 12 NCAA Rankings: Welcome Back, Duke! | Grantland
"Oh no. Please tell me it’s not happening again. Please tell me this was just a fluke. I’ve already committed to the belief that this Villanova team is good enough to make the Final Four. Don’t tell me it’s going to be last year all over again."
Are Penn State and Villanova Really Considered Temple’s ‘Rivals?’ | AAC Football Fever
Temple’s proximity to Villanova is much closer (about 15 miles). And their all-time record is even at 15 wins apiece (although Villanova has won just four times since 1970). And their "rivalry" even has a catchy name: The Mayor’s Cup.
Are ACC home courts more imposing than old Big East? | Daily Press
Virginia has won 20 consecutive home basketball games. Moreover, the Cavaliers have won 20 straight at John Paul Jones Arena versus ACC opponents. Notre Dame's Mike Brey says on-campus arenas make ACC more difficult than old Big East.
Meet the 3 freshman guards running the Big Ten | SBNation.com
Melo Trimble, D'Angelo Russell and James Blackmon have taken the league by storm.
The Carver Mobb | BNation.com
#Longform alert: When Carver Mobb plays for championships, it's not the Super Bowl. It's something much more important.