Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! One more day until the gauntlet begins. I'll actually be around for the gamethread too (it feels like it has been weeks since my last)!
Also, prepare for the lacrosse coverage to ramp up around here. The men's team is starting the season as a borderline Top 20 team, and they've got a massive home opener against Johns Hopkins on Saturday at 1pm. And you won't believe this, but the school is actually planning to stream the game. Progress!
And now, the "news."
Villanova opens at #17 in IL Top 20 | Inside Lacrosse
The Wildcats open the season this weekend vs. #6 Johns Hopkins.
Interview with Villanova RB Kevin Monangai | Beyond Sports Network
Villanova QB John Robertson may win the awards & the press, but the Wildcats have a whole lot of talent around him. Truly one of the underrated prospects in the 2015 class, here is an interview with Villanova RB Kevin Monangai.
Providence's Ed Cooley will coach Wednesday vs. Villanova | CBSSports.com
Providence's Ed Cooley said he will coach Wednesday vs. Villanova after leaving Saturday's game at Xavier because he was "exhausted and dehydrated." Expect a jacked up Dunkin' Donuts Center.
Is Saturday the biggest game at Hinkle ever? | IndyStar
Saturday's game already is sold out. Butler not playing for the next few days allows plenty of time for hype. That's why it has the feel of a big college football game and the hype already has started