Good Morning(ish) Nova Nation! My schedule has been such that these brunch-time news updates have turned into a bit of a theme week! Now who’s complaining about Chris’s links, hmmm?
In more important news, Villanova owns Xavier in Philly. We can cross out venue as the reason, it’s the city and surrounding areas. Villanova hasn’t lost to Xavier in a home game since 1956. Since X joined the Big East, Nova is 9-1 against them with an average margin of victory over 16 points. That’s the gap between Villanova and the best competition the Big East has to offer right now.
In other “news”, Villanova is good at basketball, Jalen Brunson is good at basketball, and get this, Jalen Brunson makes Villanova good at basketball. Enjoy!
Villanova crushes Xavier in Philly, as per annual tradition | Banners On The Parkway
A little perspective from our SB Nation Xavier blog.
College basketball power rankings: Villanova, West Virginia lead | SI.com
After another upset-filled week that saw more than half of the top 10 lose, our Power Rankings went through another re-shuffle and a new team claimed the top spot.
Jalen Brunson's consistency has Villanova Wildcats at No. 1 | ESPN
Jalen Brunson has emerged as one of the best players in the country. And his stellar play helped Villanova make a statement on Wednesday night.
NCAA basketball Player of the Year: Trae Young's challengers | SI.com
Oklahoma's Trae Young is the clear frontrunner for college basketball's national player of the year award, but these four candidates also deserve recognition.