Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation! Last night, I attended the University's Campaign for the Greater Great campaign. I want you all to know, and I want you to hold me responsible for a report. As I told the writer's room last night, I'm torn as to how to react. More later.
In today's news, Jay Wright is confident. Villanova plays Georgetown for the second straight game (how rare is that?!) and I'll be in the house. All I need to know is that Coach thinks his team is clicking at the right time.
And now, the "news."
Wright says 'Nova is ready to roll | Philly.com
College basketball's postseason couldn't start at a better place for Villanova, with the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden, where the Wildcats can generate some momentum for a long run in the NCAA tournament.
Ford: It's test time for Villanova | Philly.com
The tournament season arrives for Villanova in Madison Square Garden on Thursday in the quarterfinal round of the Big East championship. How long it will last as the Wildcats wind through the conference play and then leap into the deep pond of the NCAA tournament is anyone's guess.
Villanova's Daniel Ochefu has Wildcats dreaming big | Campus Rush
Villanova may be known for its guards over the years, but Daniel Ochefu is quickly changing that for the Wildcats.
Big East Tournament Preview: Can Villanova repeat, get No. 1 seed? | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Josh Hart and Villanova are favorites to repeat as Big East Tournament champions, but it won't be easy. Sean Kane previews all the action.
"Villanova Basketball" is more than a punch line | The Villanovan
There is a common phrase used by Jay Wright and his team that has grown into the mantra for one of the nation’s top teams. It’s heard in virtually every interview, regardless of the time or place. Wright himself says it in nearly every interview he does, usually followed by his players repeating the same phrase.
Henry Lowe, Patrick Farrell and Kevin Rafferty were walk-ons three years ago. Now, the trio is enjoying roles as leaders.
Foreign Trade: Is there a link between booking tours and landing recruits? | SI.com
The tiny Spanish island of Gran Canaria is home to a tour operator that handles college basketball team's off-season trips—and to an academy that develops prospects. Is there a link between booking tours and landing recruits?
Boston College Senior Has Just The Saddest Favorite College Basketball Memory
Boston College ended their basketball season by getting routed 88-66 by Florida State in the first round of the ACC tournament. The Eagles went just 7-25 this year, including an unfathomable 0-19 in conference play, the first team to go winless in the ACC since the post-Len Bias Maryland Terrapins.