Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! Omari Spellman suffered a nasty ankle injury at the Peach Jam this summer, which sidelined him for a couple months. He then showed up at USA Basketball camp overweight, which shouldn't be much of a surprise given how long he was away from the game.
In just a few short weeks, however, he's apparently back to his dominating self. Spellman won MVP honors at a NYC vs. NJ All-Star game over the weekend, and got rave reviews from just about everybody who was in attendance. Can he suit up now?
And now, the "news."
Villanova, ND commits shine in Sharette Dixon Memorial Classic | ESPN ($)
Omari Spellman is in the best shape of his life, and that's a problem for the Big East. He dominated 5-star 2017 forward Nick Richards all game long.
Omari Spellman wins MVP at Sharette Dixon Classic | Made Hoops
Spellman was a beast on Sunday night, and a pair of 2019 prospects that visited for Hoops Mania might be the next elite prospects from New Jersey.
What to Watch For: Key Big East Preseason Storylines | Rush The Court
Can Jalen Brunson bring Villanova, and the Big East, to the next level?
Akoy Agau Out for the Season: Now What? | Casual Hoya
The injury bug hits Hoyas early, and now it will force a pair of freshmen to grow up fast.
Ranking 2015-16's 10 best college point guards | Sporting News
Villanova is considered to have one of the best backcourts in the country, but none of Ryan Arcidiacon, Jalen Brunson, or Phil Booth is among the top 10.
Former Big East boss Mike Tranghese returning to Providence College for basketball duties | Providence Journal
Mike Tranghese has decided to pursue a fresh start at an old stomping ground.
'College GameDay' going to Independence Mall for Temple-Notre Dame | Philly.com
It's official: ESPN's "College GameDay" show is coming to Philadelphia to set the stage for Saturday night's Temple vs. Notre Dame showdown at sold-out Lincoln Financial Field. And as has been rumored, the site for the show will be Independence Mall.