Happy Tuesday, ‘Nova Nation! Perhaps less so than previous seasons, this week feels a bit anticlimatic to me. Of course I’d love to run the table in NYC and bring home another trophy. But whereas in years past Villanova’s BET performance felt destined to impact their NCAA Tournament seed, this year fails to do it in my eyes.
So much so, that several pundits are saying they’re locked in. Even if they lose to Georgetown or St. John’s in the Big East quarterfinals. Crazy, right?
And now, the "news."
Ranking the contenders to earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament | Yahoo! Sports
The race for one of the NCAA tournament’s four No. 1 seeds has entered its final week. Here’s a look at where the contenders stand entering their respective conference tournaments.
USA TODAY Sports college basketball All-American team | USA TODAY
Thirteen schools, four classes and seven conferences are represented.
Villanova is racking up wins on and off the court | Philadelphia Inquirer
For more than an hour last week, Radnor Township Commissioners engaged in a late-night debate over whether they could or should stop Villanova University from erecting 4-foot, 7-inch metal crosses atop stone pillars on either side of a new pedestrian bridge it is installing over Lancaster Avenue.
Big East Tournament preview and predictions: 7 NCAA tournament bids a real possibility | Yahoo! Sports
Here is an in-depth look at the tournament including a complete bracket, TV information, analysis and predictions.
2017 Big East tournament forecast | The kenpom.com blog
You still hear people use the term “Power 5” to describe the best basketball conferences, but it is dying. It should have never been around to begin with, of course, as over the past three seasons, the Big East has proven to be better than multiple conferences referenced with the football-centric term.
17 numbers to know about the NCAA tournament | NCAA.com
To get you ready for all the action, here are 17 numbers to know about March Madness.
Former Villanova DE Tanoh Kpassagnon shows off 'freaky gifts' | CSN Philly
With nine additional pounds of muscle, Tanoh Kpassagnon put his massive frame on display at the NFL combine Sunday.