Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! One more day until The Holy War, so try to get yourself through tonight and it's complete lack of watchable basketball (unless you consider Oregon-Fresno State watchable). We'll have our St. Joe's (PA) coverage dropping later this morning and afternoon. Feel free to turn those in to a heckler's guide.
And now, the "news."
Villanova coach Jay Wright has never forgotten where he came from | PhillyVoice
They made the annual trip to the Pavilion 10 days ago, to watch their buddy Jay Wright coach the Villanova Wildcats. The opponent, East Tennessee State, was devoured easily, which was somewhat the idea.
Jay Wright says Jalen Brunson has one-and-done talent | SNY.tv
"I've said this before, he is a combination of Ryan Arcidiacono and Kyle Lowry," Villanova coach Jay Wright said of Brunson. "He's got some of what both of them have. … He's got the basketball IQ of Kyle, which I don't think people give him enough credit for. Kyle is one of the smartest players I've ever coached. He's got the mental toughness and the maturity of Ryan Arcidiacono."
Former Big East rivals Syracuse, Connecticut talking about series in near future | syracuse.com
Syracuse's win over Connecticut in the Battle 4 Atlantis was a reminder of the schools' shared rivalry. Could the two former Big East rivals play each other again soon?
Monmouth's over-the-top bench celebrations are the most fun thing about college basketball | SBNation.com
What a bunch of Villanova #BenchMob wannabes.
Jahlil Okafor stopped for driving 108 MPH | Philly.com
Jahlil Okafor's experiences off the court have been far from stellar.
Shayne Graham Scoring Glitch Enrages Yahoo Fantasy Football Players | Deadspin
Shayne Graham, the newly signed Falcons kicker, is in the midst of the best fantasy football performance of all time, as his 16 field goals are good for 48 points in Yahoo leagues. This first came to our attention as our alleged former colleague Kyle Wagner talked some crap online.
Check Out The Box Score Of A College Basketball Game That Had A 91-1 Final Score | Deadspin
The Siena Heights women’s team took on Great Lakes Christian today in Adrian, Mich., and the NAIA squad won out over their NCCAA opponents to the tune of 91-1—shutting the visitors out entirely for the final three periods. Here is the head-exploding box score for this 90-point blowout: