Huuuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaay! I hope you all got to experience yesterday's live stream of the Villanova White House visit. Just such a cool experience and to a man - coaches, players and admins - you could see how special this was for them on their faces. Just awesome.
With that in mind, the coverage of that event dominates our headlines today. So if you did miss it live, you have several angles to sift through below.
Also, just realized this is a 4-day work week. Horray!
And now, the "news."
Villanova's White House visit is 'surreal' | Philly.com
Jay Wright seemed to be pinching himself as he stood just a few feet away from President Obama during the president's remarks welcoming Wright and the 2016 Villanova national championship basketball team to the White House on Tuesday.
President Obama calls Villanova ‘a team for the ages’ | SI.com
The NCAA champion Villanova Wildcats paid a visit to the White House on Tuesday.
Even President Barack Obama has a tough time saying Arcidiacono | ESPN
President Obama welcomed the Wildcats to the White House on Tuesday, but even he couldn't pronounce the last name of Villanova's four-year captain.
President Obama burned Charles Barkley during Villanova's visit | FOX Sports
"That was a good shot. It was like a Christian Laettner shot. It was like a Jimmy V running up and down the court shot. Charles Barkley apparently jumped out of his seat, which he doesn't do very often these days."
WATCH: Villanova honored at the White House by President Obama | PhillyVoice
Perhaps the biggest perk of winning a national championship is the opportunity to go to the White House and meet the president, which is exactly what the Villanova Wildcats did on Tuesday.
Virginia, Villanova among teams that get most from their recruits | ESPN ($)
Villanova and Virginia haven't always won big on the recruiting trail, but their methods have paid off. See which other teams have overachieved.
Chris Lykes stock surges with two official visits planned | HoopSeen
On the recruiting front, Lykes gave insight on where things stand. "I plan on committing before the beginning of my high school season," the Gonzaga College point guard stated. "The coaching staff, style of play, and their vision for me as a player," Lykes stated in regards to what he will be looking for in a selecting a college to attend.
Contract of Baseball Head Coach Joe Godri Will Not Be Renewed | Villanova.com
Villanova University Director of Athletics Mark Jackson announced on Tuesday that the contract of baseball head coach Joe Godri will not be renewed. Godri had been at the helm of the Wildcats baseball program for the past 15 years and was one of only 10 full-time head coaches in the program's 150-year history.
Big East hit hard by new draft rule | Providence Journal
The good news for Big East basketball fans when it comes to the NBA's new in-or-out draft rule is that Josh Hart took a pass. In an instant, Villanova became legitimate contenders to make a run at another national championship. The bad? Let us count the ways.
A Look at Villanova's New Lancaster Avenue Building | Phillymag.com
Villanova's new mixed-use dormitory will add life to an intersection currently dominated by parking lots.
Kidnapped soccer player Alan Pulido stole his captor's gun, shot him and escaped himself - SBNation.com
Verne Lundquist will call his last SEC on CBS football games in 2016 | SBNation.com
Uncle Verne, thhe longtime CBS broadcaster, will have one last ride through the SEC football season. My gosh.