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Arcidiacono vs Brunson: a Villanova Showdown in the NBA

The NBA sometimes makes for some odd opponents

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Happy Thursday Nova Nation! NBA Summer League’s playoffs tipped off yesterday and the last two Villanova Championship point guards squared off against one another. While our own Eugene Rapay has been covering all of NBA Summer League, today’s article gives a good perspective from the Chicago point of view.

In other “news”, lots of recruiting updates and speculation, and some more academic awards for Villanova Basketball. Enjoy!

Ex-teammates Jalen Brunson and Ryan Arcidiacono square off in NBA Summer League while dismissing their doubters | Chicago Tribune
In some ways, former Villanova teammates Jalen Brunson and Ryan Arcidiacono are kindred spirits.

Everything to know about basketball’s biggest recruiting showcase |
Nike’s end-of-season basketball tournament is here. This is what you need to know about Peach Jam.

Recruiting heats up during July evaluation periods | ESPN
July is the most important month on the recruiting calendar. The foundations of the future for college basketball's elite will begin to be set, and the next wave of one-and-done NBA prospects will be identified.

Recruiting priorities for Top 25 teams 2019 class | ESPN
The top programs are looking ahead to their expected recruiting needs for 2019. Here's what they're targeting.

NABC Honors Wildcats With Academic Excellence Award |
The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced its sixth annual Team Academic Excellence awards on July 11. Among those men's basketball teams honored were the NCAA national champion Villanova Wildcats.