Happy First Four day, ‘Nova Nation! I don’t quite remember if Villanova has ever had a stake in this event. I don’t think so. So I’m excited to watch our poor first round opponent experience the highs of victory and the lows of defeat in a 48-hour window.
It’s also apparently Jay Wright feature day on the internet. Take a gander at the below. There’s a story for everybody!
And now, the "news."
How Jay Wright found winning formula to bring to Villanova | NY Daily News
All the makings of a hangover are here in Lot D6 outside Wells Fargo Center on the last Sunday of January.
Villanova coach Jay Wright handles demands, trappings of success
It is 7 p.m., or as close to 7 p.m. as Jay Wright can reasonably cut it, when the back door of JD McGillicuddy's, a bar/restaurant near the Wayne train station, pulls open and the coach of the defending national champion college basketball team enters the kitchen to say hello to all the dishwashers, prep staff, cooks, and waitresses who swarm there on a very busy Monday night in March.
A Final Four almost changed Jay Wright; that’s why Villanova’s national title won’t | The Washington Post
In saying ‘yes’ too many times, coach allowed his program’s identity to slip — before clawing to get it back.
The Life Lessons of Villanova's Jay Wright, the Anti-Coach | GQ
Jay Wright has built a powerhouse at tiny Villanova. Now, as his Wildcats enter the 2017 NCAA tourney as defending champs, he's confronting a new koan: What happens when the underdog is on top?
East Region has intrigue, but upsets unlikely | CBSSports.com
If everything breaks right, it will be Villanova vs. Duke at MSG for a Final Four bid. That's tremendous.
The top 50 March Madness players you should know | SBNation.com
Lots of players will be heard from during the NCAA tournament, but none more than these 50.
25 NCAA tournament facts you probably didn't know | Yahoo!
Cinderella runs usually end in early rounds: Since the tournament started seeding teams in 1979, the lowest seed to ever win a championship was an 8 (Villanova, 1985) and 33 out of the 38 champions since then have all been 1, 2 or 3 seeds
Betting every 11-15 seed the last five years would've returned a nice profit | Yahoo!
When it comes to get-rich-quick schemes, we’ve heard worse ideas than investing in the Mercers, Stephen F. Austins and Middle Tennessee States of the world. Typically used in baseball and hockey, basketball moneylines are popular in Las Vegas for picking underdogs.
LaVar Ball and his boys are here to change the world | USA Today
Dad grooming sons, including UCLA's Lonzo, to become basketball stars and money-making machines. The father of Lonzo & LaMelo Ball says he wants a 10-year, $1 billion shoe deal for the family.