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Villanova Basketball’s recruiting effort is centered on point guards

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Plus, what else the Big 5 and Drexel are up to.

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Happy Thursday, ‘Nova Nation! Yes, I know that you know that Villanova Wildcats is looking for a point guard. But Josh and Co. over at CoBL put out a good breakdown of the Big 5 recruiting effort (and Drexel) so head over there to check that out and give them your clicks.

FWIW, I actually didn’t get to see any of the Quinerly-Weaver matchup last night, but would be interested to hear some thoughts. It sounds like JQ didn’t play all that much since the game meant zilch. You can check him out again today as he goes head-to-head with Devon Dotson in the opening round of the UAA Finals.

And now, the “news.”

July Live Period: City 6 Recruiting Needs | City of Basketball Love
Demerits to Josh and Graham for continuing with this City 6 nonsense but if you are interested in what the local rivals are up to on the recruiting beat this is a good breakdown.

After NBA chance, Darryl Reynolds links up with Villanova greats | Philly.com
Darryl Reynolds, world traveler.

Duke is 'absolutely not' Cam Reddish's leader | SEC Country
You aren't going to believe this but the Kentucky beat writer got the Kentucky targetnova to say his recruitment is wide open.

Jake Froccaro Named to U.S. Men's National Lacrosse Training Team | Villanova.com
Froccaro, a transfer to Villanova, was a standout during his two years in the blue and white. Following graduation in May he was the 7th pick in the MLL draft by the Chesapeake Bayhawks. Recently named to the All-Star game Froccaro has also earned Rookie of the Week honors twice so far during his first professional season.

5-star G Lonnie Walker tears meniscus, will have knee surgery | State of The U
Hopefully it isn’t TOO bad. Early reports have a best-case return around December for the 5-star freshman.

College basketball needs a Heisman-eqsue player of the year award | SBNation.com
College hoops rarely gives us a clear idea of who its top individual performer is. That needs to change.

Sneakers or tennis shoes: What do you call them? | SBNation.com
The battle for America’s feet is on.

Los Angeles, Paris will host Summer Games in 2024, 2028 after Olympic Committee vote | SBNation.com
The Games will return to two cities with strong hosting experience.