Happy Game Day, 'Nova Nation! The Wildcats host Nebraska for a Gavitt Games beatdown tonight at the Pavilion and you get the early season treat of Gus Johnson and Bill Raftery calling the action. Can't wait for "a little lingerie on the deck!" after Jalen Brunson makes Raf blush.
In other news, Seth Davis is buying in to Villanova right now (despite ranking them 12th on his AP ballot). But he likes the guards, and he's really in to Chef. So that's something notable!
And now, the "news."
Virginia gets upset by George Washington | NCAA.com
Number-6 ranked UVA took a loss against the DC-based Atlantic-10 entry. The Cavaliers are one of Villanova's most anticipated opponents early this season.
Evaluating early performances of top teams like Duke, UK, UNC, Villanova | SI.com
How top teams like Duke, Wisconsin, Kentucky, North Carolina and Villanova performed on opening weekend.
Men's Basketball to Host Nebraska in Gavitt Tipoff Games | Villanova.com
Gus and Raftery on the call!
Danbury’s Calitro helps lead Villanova to come-from-behind win | NewsTimes
Former Danbury High School star Austin Calitro had another big game for the Villanova football team on Saturday and helped lead the Wildcats to a thrilling, come-from-behind, 21-20 victory over Richmond. Villanova took the lead for good in the final minute when quarterback Zach Bednarczyk threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Gulyas on fourth-and-seven.
Banners Predicts the Big East Standings | Banners On The Parkway
The Big East has a clear top and bottom tier, but that doesn't make projecting where each team will finish any easier. Here's how the Banners staff sees the conference ending up this year.
Big East previews: Will St. John's legend Mullin be their savior? | FOX Sports
Having Chris Mullin coach St. John's felt like a pipe dream, until it became real.
What we learned from college basketball's opening weekend | City of Basketball Love
Josh and Stephen talk about what the first weekend of Philly basketball taught us.
Penn football one win away from title after win over Harvard | The Daily Pennsylvanian
I feel a little bit better about that one now.