Happy Tuesday Nova Nation! During the dog days of summer it can be hard to find quality links on a daily basis. So I’d like to give a special shout out to user chenz_the_process for posting today’s feature article, an interview with Villanova’s newest coach and former player Dwayne Anderson.
Personally, I love every interview with Villanova guys because not only are they great players and coaches but they’re great people too. That said, there are not many players out there like Dwayne Anderson. He was never the star player, but he put out more effort on that court than almost any player I’ve ever watched. Whether it be incredible defensive plays, being in the right place at the right time on offense, or simply doing it all, I loved watching Dwayne Anderson play.
Now the former player is back on campus as the Director of Basketball Operations, choosing to take a step down from assistant coach at Penn State in order to return to Villanova. If that doesn’t speak volumes to what the school means to him, maybe the fact that he has a child named “Nova” does. Jay Wright finds great players and great coaches, and it’s not that surprising that now two members of his staff fall into both categories.
In other “news”, Nova among 8 teams coaches think can win it all, Baker Dunleavy making bank, and Women’s Soccer pulls a huge road upset to start the season. Enjoy!
Know your DOBO: Villanova's Dwayne Anderson | City of Basketball Love
A key cog on Villanova’s Final Four team in 2008-09, Dwayne Anderson went on to a four-year professional career overseas before coming back to the States to join the coaching staff at Penn State. This offseason, he took a step down the coaching ladder to come back to his alma mater, becoming Villanova’s DOBO under his old coach Jay Wright.
Candid Coaches: Who will be the best team in college basketball in the 2018-19 season? | CBSSports.com
CBS Sports' college basketball experts polled more than 100 coaches to get their pick to win it all. Two of them picked Villanova.
Baker Dunleavy signs five-year contract extension | The Quinnipiac Chronicle
Quinnipiac men's basketball head coach Baker Dunleavy has agreed to a five-year contract extension, according to a release by the school.
LSU soccer drop season opener 2-1 to Villanova | The Daily Reveille
After four hours in the hot Louisiana sun, the LSU soccer team missed a myriad of chances and fell to Villanova in their season opener 2-1.