Huuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaay! This will be my final day with you for the next week. I'm off to Bermuda with wife for an actual vacation, you know that thing you only get once you're married, before kids, because your wife insists. God bless her.
Some good stuff from our newest mate Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree, who's not focused on what the team just did, but instead is set on winning another title at Villanova. Interesting comments from him at the bottom as well, where he seems to have already gotten some instruction from the coaching staff, and is being pitched positional flexibility as well.
And now, the "news."
Newest Villanova commit Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree wants to win a title of his own | PennLive.com
DCR said Wright told him he could eventually play the small forward, power forward and, perhaps, center positions for the Wildcats. “I just have to get my body right, get way stronger and develop that mid-range jumper a little bit better,” he said. “When I make that more consistent I’ll be ready for the next level.”
Five-star Lonnie Walker has elite coaches tracking him this spring | Scout
Few players have had a better showing in the EYBL than Lonnie Walker. The five-star prospect is off to a great start, and elite coaches are tracking him every step of the way.
The 2016 Effy Awards: Chris Beard, Jay Wright among coaching winners | SI.com
Wright presided over the most dominant NCAA tournament run of the analytics era (2002-present)—a six-game streak in which the Wildcats outplayed opponents by an adjusted plus-52.9 points per 100 possessions.
Effy Awards: West Virginia, Syracuse win big for team defense | Luke Winn @ SI.com
SI presents The Effys: the least ambiguous and least prestigious postseason awards in college basketball. Every award is based on efficiency or other advanced metrics. No voting—just analytics.
Villanova will run a rare sprint medley at Penn Relays | Philly.com
The Villanova men are trying something a little different at the Penn Relays this year, and coach Marcus O'Sullivan appears to be quite excited about it.
Villanova freshman sprinter has track pedigree The Philadelphia Tribune
Villanova men’s track and field coach Marcus O’Sullivan is really excited about his sprint medley team’s chances during the Penn Relays, which starts on Friday. One of the reasons is freshman sprinter Sterling Pierce who will be running a leg of the 1,600-meter relay.
Providence Gets Commitment from Top 100 guard Alpha Diallo of Brewster Academy | Big East Coast Bias
A crucial late pledge for the Friars.
Dude Gets Sucker Punched In The Lower East Side For Looking Exactly Like Shia Labeouf | Barstool Sports
"I didn’t even see the guy. I just see his fist coming towards me. It knocked me, and while I was falling down the stairs, all I hear was, “This is because you look exactly like Shia LaBeouf!”
Sarah Spain, Julie DiCaro: Men read tweets to sportswriters | SI.com
In a jarring PSA regarding online harassment, men read hateful tweets to two women sportswriters.