Happy Monday, ‘Nova Nation! It’s officially Big East Tournament week (get the hell out, Big Ten!), and awards season is now underway. Jalen Brunson and Mikal Bridges deservedly made the All-Big East team, and we’ll learn very shortly who won the conference’s Player of the Year.
None of that matters to Jalen Brunson, who just wants to win. It’s that time of year where all that matters is the W, so that’s a good mindset to be in.
And now, the “news.”
Villanova junior Jalen Brunson doesn’t want individual honors | New York Post
Junior Villanova guard Jalen Brunson takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby ahead of this week’s Big East Tournament at the Garden.
Bracketology 2018: Duke returns to the top line, while the bubble finally shrinks | SBNation.com
The latter development is due to poorly-timed losses in the Big Ten Tournament and in the other power conferences’ regular season finales.
Villanova Lax Off to Best Start Ever After 13-12 Win at Delaware | Inside Lacrosse
Villanova finds itself in new territory. The Wildcats are 5-0, the best start in the program’s history.
For Villanova's Mikal Bridges, there's more to success than talent | Philly.com
The Wildcats' 6-foot-7 forward has worked at improving his skills and being a good teammate, rising from a skinny Great Valley High School kid to a likely top-10 pick in the NBA draft.