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And now, the "news."
For 'Nova, a fine line between expectations, disinterest
The blessing of being a Big Five head coach is that usually you get so many of the benefits of coaching in Philadelphia and so few of the costs.
Villanova-Providence Preview | FOX Sports
Providence just learned how a series of Big East road games can complicate conference title hopes, and Villanova has already shown some vulnerability outside Philadelphia.
Juliano & Kern: Would Wright leave 'Nova? | Philly.com
The Inquirer’s Joe Juliano and the Daily News’ Mike Kern chat with CineSport’s Noah Coslov about what makes Villanova’s Jay Wright such a good head coach and question whether he’d ever leave.
Villanova law school receives $5M gift | Philly.com
Former Blank Rome chairman David Girard-diCarlo and his wife Constance on Tuesday announced a $5 million gift to Villanova University law school for the establishment of a center on ethics and compliance.
Secret Service acting director to speak at Villanova | Philly.com
Joseph P. Clancy, a Villanova alumnus and Haverford native, will be the featured speaker for the fifth annual "Spotlight on Leadership" lecture series.
Will low Big East TV Ratings Scare The Big Ten Away From Fox Sports 1? | Awful Announcing
As Ken Fang documented in this Sunday story here at Awful Announcing, the Big East’s ratings on FOX and Fox Sports 1 have fallen far short of both hopes and expectations, especially relative to the $500 million invested in a 12-year package.
Notre Dame head coach Chappy Moore announces retirement after 34 seasons | NJ.com
Moore began his coaching career in 1969, in the Philadelphia Catholic League at Bishop Kendrick High School. He later moved to Cardinal O’Hara High School and Villanova University, his alma mater.
Virginia Fan Turns Into Furious Dancing Machine, Somehow Loses Dance-Off | Deadspin
There was a dance-off at a Virginia basketball game last week, and it was a travesty. The fan who gave it her all lost to some shuffling guy. Grammys voters just keep sucking.
Legislators to vote to shut down SC State University for one year | wistv.com
A House subcommittee has voted to shut down South Carolina State University for a year due to ongoing budget issues that have plagued the university for years. South Carolina State students would be relocated to schools around the state and their college would be paid for as long as a student maintains a 2.5 GPA.