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Good morning! I’m already on a plane as you read this. I think your day is going to be better than mine! Enjoy these links as I do planes, trains and automobiles today!

And now, the “news.”

Duke Blue Devils put a host of players in our list of the top 25 players in college basketball | ESPN ($)
How you gonna do Jalen Brunson like that Gasaway?!

Jasmine Ruiz Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week, Huggins to Honor Roll |
Villanova freshman midfielder Jasmine Ruiz was named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week after she notched the game winning goal for the Wildcats in overtime yesterday vs. Delaware. Joining her on this week’s weekly awards is sophomore defender Conner Huggins who was named to the Honor Roll.

2017 Men's Golf Season Preview |
With the leaving of Lucas Trim from the golf team, the Wildcats have ten golfers on the team this year, four of which are seniors. The incredible amount of experience on this year's team leaves the coaches and team members hopeful for the 2017-2018 campaign.

2017 Field Hockey Preview |
The Wildcats head into the 2017 season with production as their number one focus.

Women's Volleyball Season Opener at the University of Virginia Tournament |
The Villanova women's volleyball team opens their season this weekend travelling to Charlottesville, Virginia for the University of Virginia tournament. The tournament runs two days, Friday, August 25th and Saturday, August 26th and includes host-team University of Virginia, Liberty University, Hofstra University and Villanova University.

Hundreds flock to Villanova University’s observatory to view partial solar eclipse |
The moon and sun converged in the heavens and move-in day for upper classmen converged on earth to make Villanova University an epicenter of activity during the Monday’s solar eclipse.

Tape of 1992 Dream Team scrimmage is subject of hot comedy script | Awful Announcing
An elusive videotape of a scrimmage with the 1992 Dream Team is the subject of a comedic script that's currently drawing interest among Hollywood producers.

The best solar eclipse takes from college football coaches |
You guessed it: they don’t have much time for it.

The 2017 college football season preview | SB Nation
Everything you gots to know for the college football season, which kicks off this coming weekend (!)