Happy Monday Nova Nation! Chris is off this week, so the rest of us will try to pick up the slack. It was a crazy weekend with 6 of the Top 10 teams losing games this week, but it was the Super Bowl that stole the show. In the first overtime in the history of the NFL's biggest game, Tom Brady led the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history to win his record 5th Championship.
Josh Hart wasn't impressed though.
Second best game at NRG stadium this year.....— Josh Hart (@JoshHart_3) February 6, 2017
As far as Villanova connections go, Wildcat great Howie Long's son, Chris Long, won his first Super Bowl as a member of the Patriots. The two become just the fourth father-son duo in the history of the NFL to each win an NFL Championship.
And now, onto the "news".
Super Bowl LI is the latest in a year filled with amazing championship games | FOX Sports
It's been a phenomenal 12 months.
Philadelphia athletes react to the Patriots' Super Bowl win vs. Falcons | CSN Philly
Philadelphia athletes share their thoughts on the Patriots' comeback win over the Falcons.
'Nova has decent shot to repeat as national champ | Philly.com
Jay Wright, of all people, reminded us of the narrative that still stigmatized his Villanova basketball program at this time a year ago. In Cherry Hill on Friday night to pick up the team of the year award from the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association, the dapper Wildcats coach told a story about a media gathering last season before his team's NCAA tournament game against Iowa.
Villanova out to fix turnover problem | Philly.com
As Villanova enters the final month of the regular season, Jay Wright still is trying to check off items on his to-do list for his team, such as cutting down on turnovers, playing 40 minutes, and showing consistency on both ends of the court.
Kris Jenkins finds form off bench in Villanova's win over St. John's | CSN Philly
After struggling in his last three games, Kris Jenkins came off the bench and returned to his productive self in Villanova's win on Saturday.
Brandon Slater Talks Villanova Trip, Maryland Visit Plans | Inside MD Sports
Brandon Slater represented the D.C. area over the weekend, but how much does that local pride factor into his recruitment, a potential Maryland-Villanova battle?
Super Bowl LI Commercials: Best, Worst And Everything Else | Super Bowl | NESN.com
While the New England Patriots were completing the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history against the Atlanta Falcons. there was a whole different battle going on in between television timeouts. Let's take a look at the winners, losers and other noteworthy commercials from Super Bowl LI.