Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! You'll likely enjoy the first story of the day. Even if it's only a quick blurb about Hart, it's worth noting that even after the Big East coaches snubbed him in the preseason and after every major media outlet left him off their midseason All-American teams, he's currently third in KenPom's rankings for POY behind just Buddy Hield and Denzel Valentine.
At the very least, he's joined Kris Dunn in the conversation for POY in the Big East, and hopefully his play continues to get some attention.
And now, the "news."
The Best Player No One is Talking About | College Hoops Digest
Josh Hart is the best player in America that nobody’s talking about.
Villanova Lax ranked #19 in USILA Preseason Poll | Big East
The Wildcats joined Denver (#1) and Georgetown (#13) in the inaugural poll.
Bill Raftery's Sunday Double-Header was a whirlwind | IndyStar
The CBS and Fox Sports announcer had a doubleheader Sunday, a doubleheader with so much at stake on and off the court.
John Calipari reportedly wants $120 million to return to the Nets| SBNation.com
Brooklyn wants to reunite with Coach Cal, but it's going to cost them to pry him away from Lexington. Cal, as usual, is denying all of this. But his agent is doing the right thing.
Is the Big 12 less likely to expand now? | SBNation.com
Big 12 'likely' to be able to have championship game without expanding, per source. Changes to deregulation proposals could give the Big 12 what it wants without having to add more teams.