Happy Monday, ‘Nova Nation! I know we’ve beaten the point to death on here so I’m not going to go into a huge diatribe on the issue. But this is what the press is writing about: Villanova’s legacy. I think Josh Hart, Kris Jenkins and Darryl Reynolds will be remembered as winners. Plain and simple.
The next few days we’ll all likely write about the season, what the highs and lows were, what worked and what didn’t. We’ll then shift our focus to recruiting for the long spring/summer before next falls begins.
Anything else you want us to write about? Let us know.
And now, the "news."
For Villanova seniors, loss won't be their lasting legacy | Philly.com
For most classes, losing three times in four years as either a one or two seed in the second round of the NCAA tournament would leave far too much scar tissue.
Villanova will be back | Philly.com
In the quiet locker room after the game, as the players sat in their places staring straight ahead into nothing, the assistant coaches gathered in a huddle to the side, looking at box scores and replays, trying to pick apart what separated winning from losing for Villanova on Saturday night. At the locker stall on the end nearest the door, a dark blue suit coat rested on a hanger, waiting for its owner to return from analyzing the very same things for public consumption.
With another early tournament exit, Villanova’s legacy is complicated | CollegeBasketballTalk
We'll always have 2016, and we remember the good times more than the bad.
March Madness is experiencing a buzzer-beater famine | SBNation.com
The openings rounds weren't bad, but it didn’t feature the iconic finishes that help make March Madness feel like, well, madness.