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Donte DiVincenzo could be the key to another National Championship for Villanova

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The Big Ragu runs hot and cold, but he’s been scorching hot heading into the home stretch.

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TGIF, ‘Nova Nation! The mothership penned a piece on Donte DiVincenzo, and while any press is good press for some, this one misses the mark a bit for me. Nobody doubts The Big Ragu’s scoring prowess and ability to go unconscious, but calling him a ‘bulldog’ who is worried about assignment-defense might be just a bit of a stretch.

But for his faults on defense, Donte can make a serious impact there with his aggressiveness. We saw it on full display against DePaul. And if 2016 taught me anything it is that getting absurdly hot can be both fun and key to cutting down the nets.

I do believe that Danto can be that guy for us.

And now, the “news.”

Donte DiVincenzo is Villanova’s secret weapon | SBNation.com
The sophomore guard has turned into a microwave scorer for ‘Nova.

Ryan Arcidiacono talks two-way contract life, funny stories, and Villanova | The Fundamentally Sound Podcast
Arch joins Reags from Barstool Sports to talk life in the NBA and G-League, plus his time at 'Nova.

Jay Wright, Big East coaches say Jalen Brunson deserves National Player of the Year honors | Zagsblog
Jalen Brunson appears to have the entire conference behind him, and they are readily campaigning for him.

Documents reveal payment scheme in hoops corruption case | Yahoo! Sports
Financial records and wiretap conversations in the feds' college basketball case illuminate the blatant nature of deal-making to land top talent.