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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Basketball & the Big East are still elite

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Not that you didn't know that.

Huuuuuuump Daaaaaaay! The major media outlets are continuing to ramp up their coverage this week. Daniel Ochefu, Ryan Arcidiacono, Josh Hart and Jalen Brunson were all ranked as Top 100 players by NBC this week, and CBS' Matt Norlander grandstanded big time for both Villanova and the Big East yesterday (our lead story below).

And now, the "news."

2015-16 Big East predictions: Give respect to Villanova, which is elite again | CBSSports.com
This year, expect a downtick, but not a drastic one. Getting five schools into the NCAAs is easily projectable, and in sizing up the league, even the teams that will finish 8/9/10 aren't going to be brutal.2015-16 Big East predictions: Give respect to Villanova, which is elite again | CBSSports.com

This year, expect a downtick, but not a drastic one. Getting five schools into the NCAAs is easily projectable, and in sizing up the league, even the teams that will finish 8/9/10 aren't going to be brutal.

Back Court Rankings: College basketball’s best guard tandems | NBC Sports
Villanova has one of the best backcourts in the country - but where did they fall on the list?

KenPom explains his preseason ratings | kenpom.com
In the most general sense, the main ingredient in the system is inertia. If a team has been good in the recent past, it’s likely to be rated well in the preseason. As much as we like to think of college basketball as this crazy sport where anything can happen, there’s just not much class mobility in the game.

Renderings of NJIT's $100m dollar new athletic facility (2017) | Imgur
NJIT is soon to break ground on an awesome new arena.

Unlike Villanova counterpart, Towson football's Rob Ambrose had confidence in his kicker | Baltimore Sun
What a feeling that must be.

WATCH: 5-foot-3 journalist tries to score on CU Buffs hoopers | BSNDenver.com
Why not?