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Good Mid-Morning Nova Nation! For those of you early risers, you’ll get your crack-of-dawn morning links back next week. For the rest of us, it was a fun ride while it lasted...

In real news, it’s time to ask the question again: Would your rather have Villanova or the field to win the Big East Title? Villanova is seeking its 5th consecutive title, the previous four being outright. In fairness, this is probably the stiffest competition the Wildcats have seen during their unprecedented Big East title run. Unfortunately for that competition, this might also be the best Villanova team during that same span. Big surprise here, I’ll take Nova.

In other “news”, Villanova is good at basketball, Phil Booth and Jalen Brunson and Mikal Bridges are all good at basketball, Cole Swider is also good at basketball, and we all laugh at the PAC-12. Have a great weekend Nova Nation!

Can Creighton, Xavier, Seton Hall or Marquette end Villanova's run atop the Big East standings? | NCAA.com
Villanova has won the last four Big East regular season titles. Is this the year another team claims the top spot in the conference?

Weekend lookahead: Big East parity could claim more victims soon | ESPN
During a season in which parity reigns, the Big East may boast the most teams on equal footing. Here's a look at this weekend's tight matchups.

Phil Booth Quietly Breaking Out For Villanova | Fanrag Sports
Phil Booth is quietly breaking out for Villanova. It’s tough to use that term for a player who scored 20 points off the bench in the 2016 ...

Kevin McNamara: St. Andrew's star Cole Swider already preparing for next level | Providence Journal
You’d think that this might be a time where Cole Swider could finally relax and rest on his laurels a bit. Then again, that’s not what makes one of Rhode Island’s best-ever basketball prospects tick.

Wooden Award midseason top 25 | ESPN
Oklahoma's Trae Young headlines the latest list of candidates for the Wooden Award. The eligible players will be reduced to 15 next month.

Jay Wright discusses Villanova's Big East title streak, Bruce Pearl talks Auburn | NCAA.com
Villanova coach Jay Wright said when he's recruiting players for the Wildcats, his number one competitive priority is looking at how they can help Nova win in the Big East. Wright, a guest on the NCAA.com/Turner Sports podcast March Madness 365, said he doesn’t think about recruiting to win in the NCAA tournament.

USC called a REVENGE TIMEOUT after Colorado coach admits to taking joy in Trojans’ FBI scandal - SBNation.com
Pac-12 coaches are getting petty.