Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! I'll be on the road for the next couple of days, but given that we're in the doldrums right now you probably won't even know I'm gone.
Some favorable press on Jay Wright and the small-ball revolution to lead things off today. Any press, is good press, yes?
And now, the "news."
Jay Wright And Villanova At Forefront Of Small-Ball Revolution | Today's U
Look at the Golden State Warriors -- on the cusp of winning their second consecutive NBA championship -- and you'll notice similarities in the Villanova Wildcats.
Wizards take a look at Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono | CSN Mid-Atlantic
The Wizards held a third consecutive day of closed-door workouts at Verizon Center and it included a key player for the University of Virginia, too.
Villanova pushing for Hameir Wright | ZagsBlog
Wright, a 6-8 stretch forward from The Albany Academy, plans to take an unofficial visit to Villanova over the summer. The 16-year-old has been recruited by Villanova early on, and has visited Wright more than any other school.
Darryl Reynolds honored at 6th Annual Jimmy Brown/Lower Merion Alumni Hoops Classic - Sports | Main Line Media News
Lower Merion High School grad Darryl Reynolds of the national champion Villanova University men's basketball team was honored during a halftime presentation and ceremony at the 6th Annual Jimmy Brown/Lower Merion Alumni Hoops Classic June 4 in the Kobe Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School.
Siofra Cleirigh Buttner Concludes Strong Season at NCAA Championships | Villanova.com
Sophomore middle distance runner Siofra Cleirigh Buttner (Dublin, Ireland) made her first career appearance at the outdoor NCAA Championships and came in 10th overall in the semifinal heats of the 800 meters at Hayward Field on Thursday evening. Cleirigh Buttner came in fourth in her heat with a time of 2:04.72 to wrap up an impressive sophomore campaign. She was the first Villanova runner since 2008 to compete at the outdoor national championships in the 800 meters.
Here are the talented guards at the Nike Elite 100 | Scout
There were plenty of top guards at the Nike Elite 100. In the 2018 class Ayo Dosunmu led the way while in 2019 Cassius Stanley was a standout performer.
The players who stood out on the wing at Elite 100 | Scout
Wings tend to standout in camp settings, and this year at Elite 100 was no different. Class of 2019 prospect Trendon Watford as well as 2018 prospects Joey Hauser and Keldon Johnson led the way.
The big men who made a big impression at the Nike Elite 100 | Scout
Washington pledge Jontay Porter was a top performer along with other bigs such as Silvio De Sousa and James Wiseman at the Nike Elite 100.
Big East Baseball is rising up the college baseball scales | VAVEL.com
After Xavier got to the brink of the Super Regionals, the 2nd straight Big East team to do so, plus several other landmark achievements for the basketball-first conference, the Big East seems to be rising in the world of college baseball.
Conference Realignment Auction | Hustle Belt
Introducing the American Belt Conference
Conference USA TV revenue to plummet to $2.8 million per year | pilotonline.com
Conference USA's new TV deals mean that league schools will receive a distribution of only about $200,000. It represents a steep decline from from the $15.4 million, or about $1.1