Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! Ho hum, just another day with widespread media coverage calling Villanova the Big East's most dominant team. I'm almost getting sick of it. I need the games to start. I need Vilanova to beat Fairleigh Dickinson by 50.
And now, the "news."
Villanova Wildcats' Big East dominance will continue | ESPN ($)
Villanova has lost just four Big East games in two seasons. With a wealth of talent returning, there's no reason to think the Wildcats won't continue to win big.
The Right to be Protected on Campus | The Tower
Villanova, another Catholic college, recently adopted a measure to arm its campus police. Villanova has the luxury of being located in Radnor Township, whose “low crime rate has consistently won it recognition as one of the safest places to live in the Philadelphia Region,” according to the township website. Despite this, the school has still recognized the risks that all colleges sadly face.
College Basketball's Most Compelling Conference: the Big East | The Sports Quotient
With the return of a couple of star players and the arrival of some top-flight recruits, the Big East is primed for another competitive and entertaining season.
Coaching hot seat index: Heat is on at Oklahoma State, Indiana, Memphis | CBSSports.com
Cowboys coach Travis Ford, Hoosisers coach Tom Crean and Memphis coach Josh Pastner make our annual list of coaches who may need to have success in order to keep their jobs at the end of the season.
Neighbors wary of Temple's stadium plan | Philly.comNeighbors wary of Temple's stadium plan | Philly.com
Freddie Bolden was doing what she always does on Tuesdays from her perch on West Norris Street: feeding the neighborhood. She placed several boxes of donated canned goods on two tables outside her rowhouse with the yellow-painted cracked steps.
Renaming Buildings and Removing Mascots Doesn’t Cure Racism | The Daily Beast
I’ve heard that Lord Jeffery Amherst distributed smallpox-infected blankets to the Indians during the French and Indian War. Amherst College by no means lets Amherst the man off easily—but that hasn’t stopped some students for pushing to have him removed as the (unofficial) school mascot.