TGIF, 'yall! You probably remember this story from a few weeks back, but I didn't pay it much attention. After winning the National Championship, Jay Wright went and spoke to the Philadelphia Eagles. He apparently made a lasting impression on tight end Zach Ertz who took to his own blog to relay the experience, and what it taught him.
Very cool stuff, and just goes to show you that Jay is a well-regarded figure in the city.
And now, the "news."
What Zach Ertz learned from Jay Wright | Philly.com
Zach Ertz has a blog, and the latest entry talks about his off-season in Philadelphia -- what restaurants he likes, how much he enjoys rooting for the other pro teams in town, and how he and his fiance, Julie Johnston of the U.S. women's national soccer team, are pretty much video-bingeing couch potatoes.
Kris Jenkins entered himself and Villanova into college basketball lore, so what’s next? | Big East Coast Bias
Is the best yet to come for the title game hero? If so: Watch out America.
How will Jalen Brunson improve upon his freshman season? | Big East Coast Bias
After a solid freshman year, Villanova’s point guard will look to take the next step.
Which player will take the last shot on each top 25 team | ESPN
With the game on the line, some players are better suited than others to have the ball in their hands. Each top-25 team has a player who should have the rock in the game's final seconds. BANG!
NC State postpones Italy team trip, other schools still making theirs | ESPN Video
ESPN college basketball analyst discusses how NC State is taking a precaution by postponing their international trip to Italy. Villanova is still planning on their trip to Spain.
St. John’s lands 7'1" former UConn pledge Zach Brown | Rumble In The Garden
A big talented get, one which will come with scrutiny after Brown was arrested for armed robbery recently. The charges have reportedly been dropped.
Duke is bringing the superteam back to college basketball | SBNation.com
College basketball isn't "wide open" anymore. Duke has built a legitimate juggernaut entering the season.
8-figure exit fees could mean new Big 12 members not joining until 2018 | SBNation.com
Here's what it costs to leave the American and Mountain West conferences for a bigger league.
George Washington's verbally abusive coach is driving players away, per report | SBNation.com
Mike Lonergan has been successful on the court at George Washington, but his abusive language has created a hostile environment that's sent athletes packing, according to a Washington Post report.
Ken Griffey Jr. was a transcendent motherf**ker | SBNation.com
One of the most popular players in baseball history will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday. Let's take a moment to appreciate him.