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Villanova Basketball is back in the AP Top 25

oh, and many other hilarious things happened.

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Happy Tuesday Nova Nation! It’s a quick one today, but we have just enough time for a quick poll:


What was the best thing that happened yesterday?

This poll is closed

  • 36%
    #1 Duke loses at home
    (296 votes)
  • 12%
    Jim Boeheim’s pants
    (101 votes)
  • 13%
    Clemson’s White House meal
    (105 votes)
  • 37%
    Villanova’s back in the Top 25
    (300 votes)
802 votes total Vote Now

In other “news”, Villanova is back in the polls, there’s going to be an on campus bar, and oh yeah, Jim Boeheim pissed himself on national television. Enjoy!

Villanova Back in the Rankings

Villanova returns to AP basketball top 25; Temple gets votes after upset win | The Inquirer
The Wildcats had not been ranked since losing back-to-back games to Penn and Kansas in mid-December.

College basketball rankings: Kentucky rises, four new schools join AP Top 25 |
Here's a look at the new college basketball rankings, where Kentucky is up to No. 12 in the new AP Top 25.

Power 36: Top 7 unchanged, Ole Miss takes biggest jump in Andy Katz’s college basketball rankings |
The power rankings are always a snapshot of the now while the seeding is a projection of the NCAA tournament. Here is the latest Power 36 rankings as of Jan. 14.

Villanova’s New Restaurant and Bar

Villanova University, Zavino owner team up to open 1st on-campus resaturant | Philadelphia Business Journal
Villanova University and Zavino Hospitality Group will open the university's first on-campus restaurant – and it serves alcohol.

Villanova University to get a restaurant as part of its $300 million expansion | The Inquirer
The university is partnering with Greg Dodge, whose company's holdings include Zavino and Tredici.

College Basketball

Kansas will admit an NCAA violation and then ask for Silvio De Sousa to be reinstated, a report says |
De Sousa hasn't played this season for the Jayhawks and has been withheld as a precaution

Nylon Calculus: The AAU to college player pipeline | Fansided
Examining the pathways players take from AAU to college, and how the influence of big-money sneaker companies factors in.

It Appears That Jim Boeheim Has Pissed His Pants | Barstool Sports
Listen, I’m not one to judge here. No one is. But, I’m pretty sure Jim Boeheim is pissed his pants and is still wearing his pee pants on national TV as he’s coaching against Duke.

Dom Amore: Bonding over basketball the way of life for Baker Dunleavy and Mike Sr. | Hartford Courant
Both Mike Dunleavy Sr. and his son, Baker, will be coaching in Connecticut on Saturday. Quinnipiac plays Niagara at home at 2 p.m., and Tulane plays at UConn at 7. It’s not likely Mike Sr. will be able to get to is son’s game in Hamden, but Baker hopes to make it up to Storrs in time to watch his dad coach Tulane in person for the first time.

Midseason Projections for the 2019 NCAA Tournament Bracket | Bleacher Report
Men's college basketball conference play is heating up, but it hasn't yet affected the top of the 2019 NCAA tournament projection. Undefeated Michigan and Virginia still have a firm grip on a No...

College basketball film study: Here's what makes Markus Howard impossible to stop |
Breaking down star Marquette guard Markus Howard, one of the top scorers in college basketball.