Happy Thursday Nova Nation! Quick and dirty today as yours truly is a little busy. Look for a quick breakdown and ranking of Nova’s non-conference schedule later today, as well as the Sweet 16 of our Summer Tournament!
In other “news”, Jalen Brunson is Awesome, Jalen Brunson is AWESOME, and Cole Anthony is awesome. Enjoy!
Final Four Rematches Highlight 2018-19 Non-Conference Schedule | Villanova.com
Villanova today announced its 13-game non-conference portion of the 2018-19 Men's Basketball schedule that includes intersectional matchups with Michigan, Kansas and Connecticut along with its annual slate of Philadelphia Big Five contests.
Jalen Brunson and Siofra Cleirigh Buttner Named 2017-18 BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award Winners | Villanova.com
Villanova earned three BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Awards on Wednesday afternoon when the conference announced its annual award winners in each BIG EAST sponsored sport. One student-athlete from each sport was selected as the 2017-18 Sport Excellence Award recipient based on their academic and athletic achievement as well as community service. The winners from the Wildcats were Jalen Brunson for men’s basketball and Siofra Cleirigh Buttner for both women’s indoor track & field and women’s outdoor track & field.
Homecoming king: Jalen Brunson returns to Stevenson on eve of first NBA camp with Dallas Mavericks | Lake County News-Sun
Stevenson product Jalen Brunson was back in town this week for his youth basketball camp before heading to the Dallas Mavericks training camp.
Rising Son: Cole Anthony remains grounded as he follows his father’s footsteps | CollegeBasketballTalk
Cole Anthony, the son of former NBA player Greg Anthony, has grown into one of the best prospects in the country.