Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation! Welcome to the offseason, where I'm now writing about how great this little kid's letter to Jay Wright is.
(But really, I feel the exact same way and I may write my own to Jay).
And now, the "news."
This 7-Year-Old Villanova Fan’s Letter to Jay Wright Is Impossibly Cute | Philadelphia Magazine
Kris Jenkins‘ dramatic, last-second buzzer beater to clinch the title last Monday ignited members of ‘Nova Nation all over the country. But it wasn’t just students and alumni who went wild for the ‘Cats’ first title since 1985. A potential member of the Class of 2031 couldn’t contain her euphoria and pride, either.
Buddy Hield and Denzel Valentine are proof of what college basketball can do for you | SBNation.com
Four years later, the two best players in college basketball get the victory lap they deserve.
2016 AAU Preview: Team Final | City of Basketball Love
A team stocked with Villanova recruiting targets (Lonnie Walker, Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree, Cameron Reddish) should be one of the best in the EYBL this season.
Dickie V's Sweet 16 moments from the 2015-2016 season | ESPN
Villanova's thrilling victory was surely going to make Dickie V's list, but other moments deserve consideration like Buddy Hield's impressive season and another Big 12 title for Kansas.
Memphis is on the verge of hiring Tubby Smith as its next head coach, per reports | SBNation.com
The Tigers have missed the NCAA Tournament the last two seasons.
Syracuse, Oregon among most surprising college basketball teams | SI.com
From Iowa's regular season rise to Syracuse's Final Four run, there were plenty of surprising results this year.
Isaiah Whitehead nabs college prize before NBA attention | New York Post
The Seton Hall sophomore from Coney Island joined some elite company Tuesday morning, when he was named the Haggerty Award winner, given to the best local player as voted by the Met Basketball Writers Association.
Athletic TIPS Recognizes Villanova University’s Hydration Testing Method | Physical Therapy Products
Nonprofit organization Athletic TIPS recently commended Villanova University’s Basketball Team for its use of a hydration testing method to help identify and alleviate dehydration among athletes.
Princeton U. ends 82-year sprint football tradition after 106 straight losses | NJ.com
The current Collegiate Sprint Football League includes fellow Ivy schools University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University. At various times, Rutgers, Villanova, Yale and Lafayette all fielded lightweight teams.