Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation! The offseason of fluff coverage continues (God bless you Dana O'Neil) as we get to catch up with Big Smoove to see what he's been up to. Sounds like a great life. Much better than this grind we're all on!
PS - the USMNT is in Seattle for a massive Copa America knockout game, so I'm just going to go ahead and assume that MikeJ. won't be around all day. If you need him look for the guy covered in red white and blue.
And now, the "news."
Villanova Wildcats' Kris Jenkins changed since winning national title game | ESPN
It's been two months since Kris Jenkins hit a buzzer-beater that won a national title for Villanova, but he's still reminded of it by fans, and celebrities, nearly every day.
Future reality TV star on each top-25 college basketball team | ESPN
The appetite for the next reality TV show seems to keep growing. So each top-25 college basketball team must have a candidate for that future show's star. Who's yours?
Recruiting Liveblog: June 15 (2018 contact day) | City of Basketball Love
In addition to all the reported calls from yesterday, CoBL is reporting that local guard Allen Betrand got a call from the Wildcats.
Todd Summers set for Saturday's Big 33 Classic all-star football game | TribLIVE
Todd Summers will start his collegiate football career at Villanova in less than two months. But before he takes to the field for the Football ChampionshipWildcats, Summers will play in one more high school game.
Can Chris Mullin Thrive Without Barry Rohrssen? | Today's U
Last week, it was reported that St. John’s associate head coach Barry “Slice” Rohrssen was set to depart the program, with a buyout of his contract expected within the month. How much of a concern is this for Chris Mullin and the Red Storm?
Here are the 2016 Olympic medals, and an extremely soothing video about how they're made - SBNation.com
This video is so relaxing.