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Mitchell Robinson may end up at Western Kentucky afterall

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Happy Monday, ‘Nova Nation! The Mitchell Robinson saga - if you have been following - may be nearing its conclusion. The 5-star center originally left school unexpectedly (and was suspended by Coach Rick Stansbury), was then granted his release and took visits to Kansas and hometown New Orleans.

His options were never great though - Robinson is talented but extremely raw. He desparately wants to enter the NBA Draft next year, but he also needs to play. He was never going to get a waiver from the NCAA so would have had to sit out at Kansas and was reportedly considering just practicing close to home at New Orleans.

And now, he looks likely to actually play for Western Kentucky. Villanova has them in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis, and Robinson versus Omari Spellman should be a fun matchup if it comes to fruition.

And now, the “news.”

Mitchell Robinson returning to WKU | ABC 13 WBKO
The 5-star center is expected to enroll Monday.

Ranking Villanova Basketball's Biggest Threats in the Big East | isportsweb
Villanova basketball's biggest competition in the Big East in 2017-2018.

Field Hockey drops contest at VCU, 5-1 | Villanova.com
The Wildcats return home Friday to take on St. Joseph's at 4 p.m. at the Villanova Field Hockey Field.

Volleyball's Amanda Pedersen-Henry earns tournament MVP as the Wildcats go 3-0 after beating Virginia 3-1 | Villanova.com
Amanda Pedersen-Henry earns tournament MVP; Darcy Wolf and Regan Lough earn all-tournament team honors as Villanova goes 3-0 at the University of Virginia Tournament.

Women's Soccer Drops Sunday Afternoon Matchup to Princeton 2-0 | Villanova.com
Villanova women's soccer (1-2) lost their Sunday afternoon match at home to the Princeton Tigers (2-0) by a final of 2-0. Next the Wildcats will host the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Friday, September 1st at 4 p.m.