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Omari Spellman’s Return Would Be Big For Villanova Basketball

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If Spellman decides to return for his Sophomore season, he could be one of the best players in college basketball.

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Good Morning Nova Nation! It’s a quick one today as we all try to understand why the weather in the North East can’t make up its mind of what season it is. Please just give us more than a single day of sun!

But a quick note on Omari Spellman. Villanova’s big man had himself quite a season, setting the rookie rebounding record, blocking the most shots by a Wildcat since 2005, and scoring the most points by a freshman since Scottie Reynolds. If he decides to return for one more season, he’ll be one of the best players in college basketball.

In other “news”, Jahvon Quinerly is the pride of New Jersey, Villanova players gonna get PAID in the draft, and Temple has done their coach dirty. Enjoy!

The Ten Best Returning Players In College Basketball — NCAA BB — The Sports Quotient
Omari Spellman is rated to come in as the second best player returning to college next year, according to these guys.

2017-18 ALL-USA New Jersey Boys Basketball Team | USA TODAY High School Sports
The ALL-USA New Jersey Boys Basketball Team has been named. Future Villanova guard Jahvon Quinerly makes the First Team.

$23 Million Reasons for Players to Leave Nova, Remaining College Projections | Breitbart
Mikal Bridges needed to choose between returning as the top-rated college basketball player in 2019 according to the Value Add Basketball projections - or the potential $9.5 million in guaranteed contracts over three years if the projection of him going ninth in the NBA draft proves accurate.

Rothstein Files | Dunphy deserved better from Temple | FanRag Sports
The classiest head coach in college basketball goes out with the least-classy exit. What's wrong with that statement? It doesn't make sense to most, but it does if you think about the way Temple handled Fran Dunphy's situation over the past few weeks.