Happy Thursday, ‘Nova Nation! That was fun last night! Not necessarily for Hoyas fans, or fans of Villanova’s Big East rivals, though.
As The WaPo details, this shouldn’t be anything new for the conference or the national basketball scene. But it’s probably no less frustrating.
And now, the “news.”
Same, old: Villanova’s experience and consistency keep it atop the Big East | The Washington Post
Jay Wright’s Wildcats have sustained success with a foundation of maturity.
College basketball power rankings: Villanova is now the most efficient offense in the country | SI.com
Watch this change by the time you read it.
What can KenPom’s efficiency rankings tell us about this year’s title contenders? | NBC Sports
Duke is not the only team with major defensive concerns.
Harry Purcell Named BIG EAST Mens Track Athlete of the Week | Villanova.com
Junior sprinter Harry Purcell (Dublin, Ireland) was named the BIG EAST Men’s Track Athlete of the Week in an announcement made by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. The weekly honor for Purcell comes after he won the 600 meters at the Nittany Lion Challenge last weekend. It is the first time in his career that Purcell has earned weekly recognition from the conference.