This could be one of our more extensive link round-up in a long time... and most of it has a Villanova Basketball slant.
Ranking the top 100 (and one) college basketball players for 2016-17 | CBS Sports
Duke and Kentucky are predictably represented
Villanova dealing with distractions of being reigning champ | CSN Philly
The buzz around Villanova is still over last year's national championship, but Jay Wright's squad is already moving on and focusing on the upcoming season.
Eric Paschall gives Villanova a versatile weapon | Philly.com
NCAA rules state that a transfer student in basketball must sit out a season before becoming a full-fledged playing member at his new school, so Eric Paschall took the year off to learn about Villanova and Jay Wright's philosophy for what makes a successful team. - Joe Juliano, Philadelphia Inquirer
Big East Basketball: Will anyone challenge the defending champs? | Busting Brackets
Over the next few weeks, we will preview the best conferences heading into the 2016-17 season. Let’s continue with the Big East basketball conference.
Two college students win free tuition on unlikely half-court shots | WAVY-TV
Hampton Roads Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina News, Weather, Traffic and Sports
How things changed for Nate Britt, Kris Jenkins after 'The Shot' | ESPN
The pair were essentially brothers who met in the national title game with Jenkins emerging victorious. What's their relationship like now?
College Basketball’s Best Point Guards | NBC Sports
A strong crop of freshmen point guards means that college basketball will have plenty of talented floor leaders this season. See where Jalen Brunson ranks...
People are going mad for the Hoops Mania black market | The Tab
‘Selling one Poland Spring water bottle for $125, it also comes with a Hoops Mania ticket’
Requiem for the Big East Rookies Cut by NBA Teams | Big East Coast Bias
Not all Big East stars that tried to make a NBA roster were as successful as Dunn, Ellenson, and Ochefu.
College Basketball’s Best Off-Guards | NBC Sports
There are not a lot of great off-guards in college basketball this season. Guess who the Villanovan in the Top 10 is...
Man accused of 'upskirting' with hidden camera at Villanova University | WTXF
Authorities say they have arrested a 19-year-old Marple Township resident on felony child pornography charges and invasion of privacy charges for allegedly "up-skirting" individuals and using a...
20 Under-The-Radar Freshmen For 2016-17 | Jon Rothstein
Check out our list below for 20 under-the-radar freshmen entering 2016-17. None of the Villanova frosh are on the list, but here are some names that may be new to you.
32 Reasons I’m Excited for the 2016-17 College Basketball Season | Barstool Sports
If Tom Crean pictures are your thing, this is for you.
Nova’s Jenkins tries to keep fame from ‘shot’ in perspective | CollegeBasketballTalk
Rihanna headlined the Made in America music festival in Philadelphia last month, and some of the national champion Villanova Wildcats wanted to go.
Big-name basketball coaches talk area guards, baseball playoffs at Ripken fundraiser | Baltimore Sun
"This whole Baltimore-Washington D.C. area is probably now — and I'll get killed by my New York boys — the most fertile ground in the country right now," Jay Wright told reporters.
#SuitWatch: And also, if you read the Baltimore Sun article, you'll notice that Jay has a new suit.
Villanova head coach Jay Wright calls Baltimore-Washington region "probably the hotbed of basketball right now in our country" pic.twitter.com/jplMCS3lsH— Noah Frank (@NoahFrankWTOP) October 26, 2016