Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! You asked for a verbal commitment and Jermaine Samuels heard your pleas loud and clear. Enjoy a ton of links, including an especially good interview from our good buds at CoBL, and then go brag to your coworkers about how the 'Cats are in reload mode.
And now, the "news."
Villanova earns 2017 commitment from four-star Jermaine Samuels | City of Basketball Love
There are plenty of players throughout sports who have been known as artists on their respective court or field of play. Whether or not Jermaine Samuels, the newest Villanova basketball commit, earns that moniker for his ability on the hardwood is still to be determined. But he doesn’t need a broadcaster’s turn of phrase to validate his hobby off the court.
Jermaine Samuels calls Villanova home | HoopSeen
"It felt like it was just more than basketball," the Expressions star stated. "It just felt like home, honestly."
Jermaine Samuels goes with the Wildcats | MADE Hoops
"It felt like it was more than just basketball with them," he told MADE Hoops. "It felt like home and everything there just had me in awe. There was no point in waiting when you know where you want to be."
Samuels says Villanova ‘felt like home’ | Delco Times
Villanova basketball fans were a little concerned when small forward Jermaine Samuels Jr. received a scholarship offer from Duke while on a visit to Villanova earlier in the week.
Swingman commits to Villanova | Philly.com
Jermaine Samuels, a 6-foot-6 swingman from the Rivers School in Weston, Mass., announced Saturday on Twitter that he had made an oral commitment to play college basketball at Villanova.
Jermaine Samuels Highlights Villanova's High-Quality Longevity | Today's U
We are entering the first college basketball season of the past decade in which jokes concerning Villanova's March ineptitude are no longer being allowed.
Scout's 42nd ranked 2017 prospect Jermaine Samuels picks Villanova | Scout
Villanova got another big piece to its 2017 class on Saturday with a commitment from Scout's 42nd ranked prospect, Jermaine Samuels.
Kyle Lowry, fresh off Olympic gold, holds hoops clinic in Philly | Philly.com
Kyle Lowry moved between the young basketball players, ball in his hand, familiar half-smile usually on his face.
Andrew White III will transfer to SU | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Andrew White III will transfer from the Nebraska Cornhuskers to play for the Syracuse Orange. As a graduate transfer, White III can play immediately.
How Villanova scientists scoped out 'new' planet for water | Philadelphia Inquirer
A pair of Villanova University astronomers had spent years studying the radiation emitted by red dwarfs - a type of star that includes the sun's nearest neighbor, Proxima Centauri.