TGIF, ‘Nova Nation! Sorry the links are coming a little late this morning. Things got out of hand at the Lane house last night.
ICYMI yesterday, Jordan Tucker is officially down to Villanova and Indiana and should be making a decision in the next month. Based on various quotes and videos, like the one below, I'd actually handicap 'Nova as a slight favorite heading in to the decision.
'Nova needs shooting, and it's closer to his home/family in New York. Both of those things have been priorities for Tucker.
And now, the "news."
Wing Jordan Tucker Narrows List, Working To Commit Soon (VIDEO) | FloHoops
A new city, a new team, a new focus: This has been a year of change for Jordan Tucker, and the next one is about to be as well.
After The Shot, Villanova’s Kris Jenkins Sets His Sights Higher | The New York Times
Jenkins, who hit the winning 3-pointer against North Carolina in the national title game in April, doesn’t want that moment to be the highlight of his life.
Gonzaga’s Prentiss Hubb is quickly becoming one of the region’s most coveted 2018 boys’ basketball recruits | The Washington Post
The Gonzaga guard used a pair of elite camps this summer to work on his game and improve his recruiting stock.
Sandro Mamukelashvili establishes himself | HoopSeen
After being watched by Vanderbilt, Pitt, Seton Hall, Villanova, and bevy of others on Monday at the City of Palms Classic, all of whom have inquired on the big man, Mamukelashvili has two schools that he has an eye. “I don’t have any visits set but I do want to take one to USC and Vanderbilt,” the versatile forward noted.
Best NCAA Tournament resumes | CBSSports.com
Baylor is still No. 1, and Kentucky falls just short due to the tight Louisville loss
Hoop Thoughts: First five weeks of college basketball season have been amazing | SI.com
College basketball has been doing a terrific job of putting its best foot forward from the season's opening tip. Moreover, the best is yet to come.
Villanova to host Vatican conference on sports and faith | Philly.com
Villanova University this summer will host a regional conference sanctioned by the Vatican on how sports and faith can promote positive social change.