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Is Jalen Brunson or Mikal Bridges the alpha dog for Villanova?

Bridges is getting a lot of love, but Brunson is having himself a year so far.


TGIF, ‘Nova Nation! Apologies for the nearly week-long hiatus. I travel a lot but even this week took the nonsensical nature of it to new highs.

But fear not, the Arizin is back for you to continue your debauchery. And I leave you with a question - who’s the bigger reason for Villanova continuing to their success - Jalen Brunson or Mikal Bridges?

The first article makes the case for Bridges, but I find myself in the Brunson camp.

And now, the “news.”

7 breakout players who’ve made ‘the leap’ this season |
"Bridges is the biggest reason why Villanova hasn’t regressed one bit."

Villanova's Omari Spellman rises above the Jake Nevin noise
The first-year Villanova big man got going offensively and had the old building shaking in the victory over Penn.

Abington basketball standout Eric Dixon gains national attention | Recruiting
Eric Dixon, a 6-foot-7 junior forward for Abington, got his first offer from St. Joseph's. He has since been offered by at least a dozen more schools, including Villanova, Drexel, Penn State and Rutgers.