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Gillespie offered a mixed bag on Sunday at Marquette.

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Happy Monday, ‘Nova Nation! No secret around these parts that we gotta ride out the next few weeks shorthanded, but Collin Gillespie seems like the X-Factor given he is the closest like-for-like skillset to Phil Booth.

The freshman had his ups and downs in Milwaukee, which is to be expected. If he can stay in the black overall though, good things should come Villanova’s way as we head towards the end of the season.

Check out the first article for a breakdown of yesterday’s game, with a focus on Collin Gillespie’s contributions.

And now, the “news.”

Villanova Needs Gillespie to Survive Without Booth | Six Wins in March
Losing a veteran leader always hurts - but Villanova may feel a little extra pain as Phil Booth’s broken hand heals over the next 4-6 weeks.

Will the Phil Booth injury expose Villanova’s glaring lack of depth | CBSSports.com
Glaring, huh?

Villanova grad relishing preseason opportunity with Seattle Sounders | Brotherly Game
Defender Chris Bared was drafted in the third round of the recent MLS SuperDraft