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It’s a GREAT DAY to be a Villanova Wildcat!

Jay Wright and staff have landed the final piece of what could be their greatest recruiting class ever.

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Happy Wednesday Nova Nation! Yesterday was (and today is) a great day to be a Wildcat as Jeremiah Robinson-Earl committed to Villanova over heavily favored Kansas:

This gives Villanova the #2 overall recruiting class in 2019, with two 5-stars and four Top 60 players (per 247Sports). The class includes Bryan Antoine (12), Jeremiah Robinson-Earl (18), Justin Moore (49), and Eric Dixon (58).

What does that mean for the future of Villanova Basketball? Well if you thought this year’s team was young and talented, next year’s team is going to seem like baby geniuses. Assuming no one leaves early this year (and that’s not an assumption we can safely make anymore), Tim Delaney will be the only returning scholarship senior. We could see a starting lineup that includes Quinerly, Antoine, Gillespie, Robinson-Earl, and Cosby-Roundtree. If that’s not crazy enough for you, coming off the bench would be Samuels, Painter, Swider, Slater, Bey, Moore, and Dixon. That’s a 12 man rotation even if you don’t count Delaney. Then again, that sounds like a problem for the 2019-20 Wildcats.

The 2018-19 Wildcats are sitting pretty and about to kick off what should be another dominant run through the Big East. With a Top 10 team about to compete and a Top 5 class ready to step up next year, there’s never been a better time to be a Villanova Wildcat.

In other “news”, Jeremiah. Robinson. Earl. Enjoy!

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The 2019 5-Star PF is headed to Villanova.

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Top-40 prospect Jeremiah Robinson-Earl picks Villanova Wildcats over Kansas Jayhawks | ESPN
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