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NCAA Tournament 2015: Villanova loses, day after Media Round Up

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It's not easier the next morning.

We still wake up and get out of bed.

Thank You Darrun Hilliard. Thank You JayVaughn Pinkston.

This set of links is tough to click publish on but we all still bleed blue and white... and we are all still here to support the Blue and Support the White.

"V" for Villanova

"V" for Victory
"B" for Blue and "Double-U" for White
For the Blue and White, we will fight, fight, fight, fight!
Fight! for VILLANOVA! Fight for Victory!
VILLANOVA lead the way
With a capital "V" for Victory!
VIL-LA-NO-VA! V-I-L-L-A-N-O-V-A
"V" for Vic-to-ry! V-I-C-T-O-R-Y!!!

NC State knocks off Villanova to reach Sweet 16 | CollegeBasketballTalk
Villanova is the first one-seed to fall in this year's NCAA tournament.

Analysis: North Carolina State Wolfpack 71, Villanova Wildcats 68 | ESPN
Five observation from N.C. State's 71-68 upset of top-seeded Villanova in the third round of the NCAA tournament.

N.C. State guard calls out President Obama with expletive after Villanova upset (Video) | Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: NCAA tournament participants seem to be really taking the president's bracket picks to heart this year.

Villanova's weaknesses highlighted at worst time | Bob Ford, Inquirer
PITTSBURGH - The game Villanova hoped would never arrive - the one in which shots refused to fall and an athletic opponent exposed the Wildcats' vulnerability around the basket - showed up unexpectedly Saturday night.

Top-seeded Villanova upset by N.C. State | Inquirer
PITTSBURGH - This was the year Villanova was supposed to wipe out the memories of past failures and finally get over the hump to make it to the second weekend of the NCAA tournament for the first time since its Final Four season of 2009.

NCAA college basketball tournament can erase a season's worth of work, for better and worse | ESPN
The NCAA tournament is an unfeeling, annual prairie fire, life-giving and dream-destroying in equal measure. It erases the memories of peerless seasons just as readily as it burns away the disappointments, Eamonn Brennan writes.

NC State Upsets No. 1 Villanova | ESPN
ESPN Video: North Carolina State snapped Villanova's 16-game win streak with a 71-68 victory to advance to the Sweet 16.

Early NCAA tournament exit plagues Villanova Wildcats again | ESPN
Another early NCAA tournament exit, this time to N.C. State as a No. 1 seed, had Villanova feeling unsatisfied again.

Recruit and return: Villanova Wildcats | ESPN
Team should have enough depth and talent to overcome two big departures from lineup.

NC State delivers huge upset of No. 1 Villanova, wins 71-68 | CBSSports.com
The Wolfpack barely got past LSU, then played superbly in delivering one of the biggest upsets of the tournament so far.

How the overrated Big East led to Villanova’s No. 1 downfall | USA Today
The Big East was overrated and few teams succeed living by the three.

LOOK: Villanova crying piccolo player visibly upset after Wildcats are upset | CBSSports.com
Member of Villanova's band plays with tears streaming down her face after Wildcats lose to Wolfpack.

Villanova's 'Father Rob' is a man of cloth among jerseys | USA Today
The NCAA tournament's East No. 1 seed Villanova has an uncommon asset on its basketball bench in the form of alumnus, Catholic priest and athletic department staffer Father Rob Hagan.

Villanova Fan Hasn't Missed a Game in 60 Years | NBC 10 Philadelphia
Mr. Klingman is a 1955 grad and hasn't missed an NCAA Tournament game in 60 years.

Men's NCAA tournament: Wright inspires 'Nova players | NorthJersey.com
Villanova men's basketball players past and present look to coach Jay Wright as a father figure. The top-seeded Wildcats next face N.C. State in the NCAA tournament third round.