Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! Really nice article out of Jayhawks territory breaking down just how good the Villanova defense was in that Elite Eight win. Kansas, normally a very good offense based on ball movement and off-ball action, was stymied by Villanova's 2-3 matchup zone.
Take a look, you won't be disappointed.
And now, the "news."
How one tactic helped Villanova, Jay Wright take KU out of its game | The Wichita Eagle
After watching all 15 possessions of KU’s Elite Eight loss with a college basketball coach, it became immediately apparent that Villanova’s prepared players had accomplished an unlikely feat with their 2-3 matchup zone, disrupting the Jayhawks’ rhythm while forcing selfish decisions in the season’s most important game.
Jay Wright speaks to the Eagles at NovaCare Complex | Eagles Wire
Doug Pederson wanted to coach Wright to share some of his knowledge with the Eagles players before they started another week of voluntary minicamp. Wright spoke to the players on Monday.
Villanova taps new business school dean | Philly.com
Villanova University has hired a new dean of the school of business, the first female to serve in that role. She comes from the University of Maryland.
Delaware closing in on new men's basketball coach | Delaware Online
Delaware may have its men's basketball coaching search down to a final four. Former Villanova assistant, and current Sixers asst, Billy Lange makes the short list.
Syracuse Fans, Check Malachi Richardson's ID Before Taking a Photo With Him | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
A bunch of Orange fans got in-person catfished by an imposter Malachi Richardson over the weekend...