Happy Thursday, ‘Nova Nation! With just one more day before Game Day, let’s just take a minute and consider the case of Auburn and Bruce Pearl. And how fortunate we are to have Jay Wright.
Aubrun’s caught up in the middle of the FBI investigation, which frankly should not surprise anyone given Pearl’s past.
I thought this tweet summed it up nicely.
Pearl’s situation seems pretty dire, but Auburn’s original sin was hiring a basketball coach still under a show cause— Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) November 8, 2017
And now, the “news.”
Bruce Pearl's job in jeopardy if he doesn't cooperate with Auburn's internal investigation | ESPN
Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl's job is in jeopardy if he doesn't cooperate with the school's internal investigation, according to sources.
College basketball's preseason top 25, according to us | SBNation.com
These are the 25 best teams in college basketball, according to us.
Wildcats Set to Open Regular Season Friday Against Columbia | Villanova.com
The 2017-18 Men's Basketball season presented by KeyBank gets underway on Friday night when the Wildcats host Columbia (8:30 p.m./FS2 and 610 Sports Radio).
Men's Basketball Jumps Into Action at No. 6 Villanova | GoColumbiaLions.com
The Lions are set to tip-off the 2017-18 season against the Wildcats at Wells Fargo Center this Friday night. Game-time is set for 8:30 p.m. on FS2.
Villanova returns several key players as the 2017-18 season gets set to tip off | Metro US
Familiar faces have Nova in Final Four discussion.
One-and-dones rule college basketball in November, but experience still counts in March | The Washington Post
The top five of the preseason polls are loaded with freshmen on the fast track to the NBA. But remember all the unheralded teams that reach the Final Four.