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The Omari Spellman hype train is at full speed

Jay Wright hasn’t been shy in recent media work.

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Huuuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaaay! Lost in all of yesterday’s news about the ongoing bribery scandal was a good link drop that I’m re-posting below. Jon Rothstein-bot was at Villanova workout recently and is head-over-heels for Omari Spellman.

Now, Jon Rothstein never saw a player he didn’t think was Final Four MOP caliber, so we’d naturally take his opinion with a grain of salt. But then you remember that Jay Wright is once again seen here raving about O-Boogie, after doing so on Seth Greenberg’s podcast last week.

Think it’s about time to get irrationally excited about the big man.

And now, the “news.”

Rothstein: Omari Spellman Ready To Have Massive Impact For Villanova | Fanrag Sports
But for all the guard success under Wright, the Wildcats program has yet to boast the type of interior talent as a freshman that commanded the same type of cachet as an incoming guard — until now.

2017-2018 NBC Sports College Basketball Preseason All-American Teams | NBC Sports
The Pre-Season All-American teams are starting to be released, and Jalen Brunson makes NBC's 2nd Team.

Jay Wright will always cherish his times with Rollie Massimino
A month after Rollie Massimino's passing and two weeks after his funeral, Jay Wright still reflects on the man that helped shape his life and who will forever be part of him.

FBI college sports investigation now has a phone hotline. Imagine the calls! |
This phone line is gonna be bombarded by calls the FBI will likely have little use for but PAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWLLLLLLLLL THAT SEAN MILLER BEEN CHEATIN’!