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Villanova's National Championship means success off the court too

Donations will be flying in, as will the free advertising.

TGIF, 'Nova Nation! Please do yourself a favor and read the first article from the Inquirer today - it contains some really good insight into just how much impact a National Championship can have on a school - especially a smaller school - off the court.

Applications, and acceptances of admissions, will be up. As will donations. As will the media value the school sees. And oh yeah, Villanova has a new basketball arena to build or renovate on campus. Good things lie ahead of us, guys and gals!

And now, the "news."

The winning's only beginning for Villanova | Philadelphia Inquirer
At Villanova University, Joseph A. Borillo was taking the congratulatory calls in succession on Tuesday, the day after the men's basketball team had been crowned national champion. Wells Fargo. Coca-Cola. Bimbo Bakeries.

What you need to know for Friday's Villanova parade | PhillyVoice
TV info, SEPTA routes, weather and more.

Omari Spellman ready to help Villanova reload | ZagsBlog
Also, those quotes about Eric Paschall will cause you to go six to midnight.

Pistons' Villanova alum Darrun Hilliard feels like he won title | Detroit Free Press
“It was written,” said Hilliard, who was drafted by the Pistons in June. “It was time for Coach (Jay) Wright to get one.”

Suns pursuing Jay Wright makes sense but leaving Villanova wouldn't |
It makes sense for the Suns to target Jay Wright fresh off of a national championship. But it doesn't make much sense for Wright to leave Villanova for Phoenix, says Gary Parrish.

Team Final hosting "The Scrimmage" on Saturday | City of Basketball Love
You can see prospects such as Lonnie Walker, Daron Russell, Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree, Cameron Reddish, D.J. Harvey and Chris Lykes this weekend if you live near Burlington, NJ.

The most important NBA Draft decisions left to be made | CollegeBasketballTalk
Josh Hart's impending NBA decision will have a big impact on Villanova's expectations for next season.

Villanova players living with new-found fame after National Championship | City of Basketball Love
Daniel Ochefu doesn’t have cable in his apartment. No, as of Wednesday the TV at the senior forward’s place is strictly for video games, though that could be changing.

Villanova Players Come Back To Reality After Championship Win | CBS Philly
After winning the National Championship, it's time for Villanova players to get back to class.

Prediction Machine: 76ers Vs. Villanova | CBS Philly
The Wildcats averaged 83.5 points per game, shooting 58.2-percent from the field and 50.0-percent from behind the arc in the tourney. But let's not get crazy here. The 76ers would beat them 10 out of 10 times.