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It's time for Villanova Basketball to prove itself during March Madness

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Nothing else matters from an outsider's perspective.

Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! Time to talk about that elephant in the room again! Three straight Big East regular season titles is amazing, and I hope that continues to happen year after year. Another Big East Tournament title would be fun as well, and there's something irresistible about seeing 'Nova cut down the nets in MSG.

But reputations are earned in March, and the 'what have you done for me lately' crowd will be out in full force from here on out. Villanova needs to make a run in March.

And now, the "news."

Time for Villanova to face the troublesome postseason | Philly.com
It did not take long for the elephant in the room to be introduced and addressed after Villanova polished off a win over Georgetown.

Bracketology: Bubble teams and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day | SBNation.com
Northern Iowa's win over Wichita State in the Missouri Valley semifinals was just one of several results that might cause ripple effects throughout all of Championship Week. The Shockers remain in our projected bracket, for the moment anyway.

Xavier basketball is no longer an underdog | SBNation.com
Xavier has had so much NCAA Tournament success without ever making the Final Four. Could this be the year?

Ben Simmons wasn't certified for the Wooden Award because of poor grades | SBNation.com
This is causing outrage among some of the media. I don't understand why if Simmons didn't meet the award's criteria.

How to end one-and-done and give the NBA a real minor league | SBNation.com
Colleges not named Kentucky hate the one-and-done system. The NBA can't raise the age minimum without consent from players. So let's rework the whole thing.

Boston College goes 0-for-ACC play in football and basketball | Yahoo Sports
The Eagles became the first major-conference school in four decades to complete that dubious double.

Atlantic 10, 40th anniversary: Future promising as Atlantic 10 turns 40 | Daily Press
The departures of Pitt and Villanova to the Big East, and the additions of Saint Joseph's Temple, Rhode Island and St. Bonaventure created the all-sports Atlantic 10 in 1982.

Why Austin Peay should be your NCAA Tournament upset pick | SBNation.com
Looking for an NCAA Tournament upset pick? We're going to tell you everything you need to know about the teams you may not have heard of and the schools they come from. First up: Urine good hands with Austin Peay.

Here’s What Happened When Some Dude Ate Like The Rock For A Month | FiveThirtyEight
Mark Webster saw the most ludicrous diet plan on the planet and decided to try it out. As I wrote last year, the movie star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, in order …