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Villanova Basketball’s depth flexed its muscles at the Big East Tournament

All of a sudden Villanova doesn’t appear to have a huge weakness.

TGIF, ‘Nova Nation! I love to do this - and you know I love you all - but the Villanova Wildcats depth problem was on full display against St. John’s. Donte DiVincenzo’s 25 points were just not enough. Dylan Painter barely showed up with 10 and 5. Eric Paschall’s 17 points? Pitiful.

Just 52 points from the bench yesterday. What a freaking travesty.

And now, the "news."

Villanova benefits from expanded rotation |
When Jay Wright planned his most likely Villanova playing rotation last summer, he figured on having freshman Omari Spellman available for significant minutes at power forward and on slotting junior Phil Booth along the perimeter as part of the guard rotation.

Analyzing the offenses of the likely number one seeds |
Luke Winn looks at what makes Villanova - and the other top teams - so dangerous on the offensive end. Hint: Jalen F*cking Brunson.

52-point bench explosion sets up Villanova well in Big East Tournament | CSN Philly
Josh Hart couldn't believe what the bench did on Thursday afternoon in Madison Square Garden.

How to sport an NCAA Tournament darkhose | FanSided
Hey Will I put one of your links in here. Everyone, go read Will's stuff. He could help you win your bracket pool this year.

Past, Present and Future | The Villanovan
Villanova's blowout victory brought back memories of the past and foreshadowed a talented future.

Villanova shows it's ready for an NCAA title defense with near-perfect performance | Yahoo!
Even if he tried, Jay Wright could not have predicted what Villanova would do to open the Big East tournament. The Wildcats’ 108-67 thrashing of St. John’s on Thursday afternoon was an example of how No. 2 Villanova can operate at its peak.

NCAA will take extra precautions this year to avoid another bracket leak | Yahoo!
Before CBS revealed the latter half of the NCAA tournament bracket last March, many teams already knew their fate. Pittsburgh discovered it had snagged a 10 seed in the East Region when one of its players spotted the news on social media.

Michigan uniforms do not make trip to D.C., team wearing practice jerseys vs. Illinois | Maize n Brew
The uniforms were left behind.