Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! Not much going on in the world of Villanova today, but I do find Syracuse's addition of Paschal Chukwu to be very interesting. Either Boeheim is going to be pushing players out of the program, or the Orange know something we don't about a possible appeal on scholarship reductions going through. Otherwise, taking Chukwu doesn't make a lot of sense for a team in desperate need of a point guard in 2016.
And now, the "news."
Providence Center Paschal Chukwu Will Transfer to Syracuse | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Early Sunday morning, Syracuse received a commitment from 7-foot-2 transfer center Paschal Chukwu.
Five easy steps to saving the Big 12 through expansion | Blatant Homerism
Interesting thoughts. Any expansion that takes teams out of the AAC would surely stir things up -- forcing the AAC to add schools to replace their losses and potentially affecting every level of college football in a chain reaction (again). Would losing two AAC schools cause UConn to reconsider it's place in the league?
Pay-day games will fade away in college football | jacksonville.com
It’s more likely for the big five to trim FCS teams — the old Division I-AA — from their schedules than the other FBS leagues. The Big Ten has said it would like eliminate all FCS games soon. And if schools from the big five are getting tired of cutting those big checks for home games, Steinbrecher has another solution.
New Joe Paterno-themed beer will be the beer of choice at Penn State tailgate parties | CollegeFootballTalk
You read that correctly. There is going to be a beer brewed in honor of the late Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno. His son, Jay Paterno, has started a business relationship with brewing industry veteran Mark Dudash to begin brewing Paterno Legacy Series beer, according to The Pittsburgh Tribune.