Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! Apologies for the late Arizin this morning, travel got the best of me this weekend and there's a few things to catch up on. Here are some quick links from the weekend!
And now, the "news."
Villanova men's hoops now 2-0 during exhibition tour of Spain | Philly.com
Josh Hart scored 27 points and pulled down 13 rebounds Sunday and Villanova blunted a last-minute rally by a Spanish Select Team to gain an 85-80 victory on the second game of its tour of Spain.
Nova Notebook: Cats in Spain Part Three | Villanova.com
The Wildcats were on the move Saturday via high speed rail as they traveled west from Barcelona to Madrid and the next leg of their exhibition tour.
Don Cherry, former Villanova linebacker, trying to earn shot with Eagles | CSN Philly
“Coach Talley always said, ‘We just have it, winning programs just have it,’” Cherry said. “Bringing that here I think has given me an edge over some other people who might not have been in such a historical program or had that coaching staff that just wanted to win more than anything and just compete. So I feel like that’s really helped me so far through camp.”
College football: Need-to-know rule changes for 2016 season | NCAA.com
The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame highlight the key rule changes that will take effect during the 2016 college football season.
Randy Moss: “Somebody Needs to Be Fired” Over NFL Hall of Fame Game Gaffe | The Big Lead
“Somebody needs to be fired,” Moss said. “Somebody needs to lose their job over this field. It’s a lot of money invested, a lot of football fans waiting for the start of the preseason. I looked forward to seeing the undrafted free agents. Now we don’t get to see that. Somebody needs to lose their job over this.”
Florida Gulf Coast Somehow Wins Game Despite Finishing With Three Players
Florida Gulf Coast University, aka Dunk City, defeated the Providence Storm this afternoon down in the Bahamas. As you’ll notice the box score below, FGCU picked up the 92-89 comeback win despite five of their eight players fouling out. The Eagles finished the game with just three players, coming into the last 1:36 with four, then losing another player 56 seconds later. They went with a deeply foreboding 1-2 zone to close the game out.