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How do you assess Villanova Basketball's non-conference schedule?

Some primetime matchups, but a fairly easy schedule to navigate?

TGIF, 'Nova Nation! With the rumor out there that the final non-conference game will be against American, we've got just about every game covered for the upcoming schedule release next week. What do you think of the OOC? It feels pretty similar to last year, and might be a repeatable formula for years to come.

And now, the "news."

Non-conference scheduling studs and duds: The Big East | Yahoo!
Expected to contend in the Big East last season thanks to the presence of star guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera and a talented supporting cast, Georgetown instead crumbled in February and March en route to a disappointing 15-18 record. Now the Hoyas will look to rebound in spite of a non-conference slate.

College basketball's strongest defenses in 2016-2017 season | ESPN ($)
Take a Wild(cat) guess who was left off this list! Villanova might have been left out of the Top 5, but two of their non-conference opponents, Virginia and Charleston, look to have strong defenses this year.

Villanova Hosts Lehigh Saturday Night In Home Opener | CBS Philly
Villanova lost their opener 28-7 to Pitt, but they gave the Panthers a battle.

Basketball coach has new team rule: All his players must vote in November election |
Towson coach Pat Skerry doesn't care who his players vote for, as long as they register and cast a ballot

Andy Talley Quotes From CAA Football Teleconference |
During the second weekly CAA Football teleconference of the season on Monday, Villanova head coach Andy Talley gave his thoughts on the Wildcats first game against Pittsburgh and how the team is preparing for the home opener against Lehigh this Saturday evening.

Goals From Jlopleh, Hodges Lead Wildcats Past Navy 2-1 |
An early goal on a sweltering afternoon at the Higgins Soccer Complex gave Villanova the momentum it needed to craft a 2-1 victory Thursday over Navy.

Conference to Host Inaugural Transition Game Program | BIG EAST
The BIG EAST Conference will host its inaugural Transition Game Program Sept. 17-18 in New York City. The interactive program aims to assist current women’s basketball student-athletes in the transition from college player to emerging professional, both on and off the court.

Parking Information For Saturday Night's Football Game against Lehigh |
This Saturday evening the Villanova football team will play its 2016 home opener when it hosts Lehigh at Villanova Stadium beginning at 6 p.m. With a large crowd expected and several construction projects ongoing around the Villanova campus, spectators are advised of the following parking guidelines which will be in effect for Saturday's game and throughout the 2016 season.

Leah Church hits world-record 32 3-pointers in one minute | MSN
And 55 3-pointers in a row!