Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! The NCAA Tournament Committee might actually do a good thing and not mess with success with regards to the NCAA Tournament. That's welcome news to me, especially as some people have suggested further expanding the tournament field, among other crazy ideas.
Also, Jordan Tucker began his official visit yesterday and will be on-campus again today and tonight for the game vs. Temple. Not expecting a verbal given Tucker's comments about waiting, but you never know!
And now, the "news."
NCAA not anticipating any big changes to NCAA Tournament | NBC Sports
The NCAA Tournament has gone through some massive changes in recent years, the biggest being an expansion to 68 teams.
Temple-Villanova Preview | FOX Sports
Villanova's senior class is on the verge of an incredible record.
Naismith Watch: How Villanova's Josh Hart stacks up against recent winners | NCAA.com
Each week during the regular season, we'll analyze the top candidates to join a list of recent winners that includes Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin.
College basketball All-Week team: Senior guards show maturity in wins | NCAA.com
Josh Hart averaged 29 points and 9.5 rebounds in a 2-0 week; not good enough. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Hoop Thoughts: Let's celebrate the upperclassmen | SI.com
Villanova's Josh Hart is among an elite group of upperclassmen who tested the NBA draft waters but decided to return to school.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Josh Hart, Villanova | NBC Sports
Josh Hart was unbelievable against Notre Dame, theres no way around it.
Who can go 40-0 in 2016-2017? | NBC Sports
There are two teams that seem likely to make it to February unblemished.
5 standing out for 2018 wing Brandon Slater | HoopSeen
“I probably hear the most from Maryland, Villanova, Miami, Virginia, and South Carolina,” the top-50 wing stated.
Syracuse and other point guard-needy teams have new option in 2017 | ESPN ($)
Junior Eric Ayala is open to the idea of reclassifying back into 2017 -- welcome words for Syracuse and other schools in need of a point guard. Villanova has been invovled and is in contact with Ayala.
Inside Villanova Basketball with Jay Wright Presented by Land Rover Jaguar Main Line Returned Monday | Villanova.com
A new season of Inside Villanova Basketball with Jay Wright Presented by Land Rover Jaguar Main Line began on Monday night on CSN Philly. It continues in on Dec. 26, 2016.
Western Michigan basketball player Joeviair Kennedy charged with murder | CBSSports.com
The redshirt freshman has been charged with shooting and killing Western Michigan student Jacob Jones
Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d’Or for the fourth time | SBNation.com
The Real Madrid superstar now has just one fewer win than his longtime rival, Lionel Messi.