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There’s a storm on the horizon.

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It was a late night and an early morning for your boy, so it’s quick and dirty this morning. Big game tonight on the main line, and we’re all excited to see if Nova’s up to the challenge. Let’s Go Nova!

In other “news”, the red storm is here, big games in the Big East, and check out my guest appearance on the State of the Nova Nation Podcast. Enjoy!

Villanova vs St. John’s

Beating Villanova would show St. John's is among Big East's elite | New York Post
It doesn’t matter that Villanova is missing four-fifths of its regular lineup from the title run last year; the Wildcats are still flaked in gold, at least until someone tells them differently. St. John's gets that chance on Tuesday.

Villanova vs. St. John's: 2018-19 college basketball game preview | Busting Brackets
Villanova and St. John's will face off in a crucial showdown that could determine who controls the conference early in 2019. Who will come out on top?

Big East

Big East Basketball Schedule: Week 10 | Anonymous Eagle
Another nine games as we try to figure out what in blazes is happening in the league this year.

College basketball’s first weekend of conference play was wild. Let’s break down the madness from coast to coast. | NCAA.com
Conference play brings a new level of theater, and for an idea of how it electrifies the season, just look at the first full weekend.

Big 5

City 6 observations: Temple steals one; St. Joe’s loses ugly twice; big games ahead this week | The Inquirer
The Owls are the team most above expectations so far; St. Joseph’s, most below.

Philly Women’s College Basketball Week in Review and Awards | Philly College Sports
Conference Play Opens for all Schools

College Basketball

NCAA Basketball Power Rankings: Michigan State rises, Nevada drops | Busting Brackets
This past week in NCAA basketball featured several elite matchups and some exciting upsets. How did the top-25+ power rankings shake out?

Is Any Coach Capable of Bringing UCLA Back to Its Former Glory? | The Ringer
The Bruins are looking for a new head coach after firing Steve Alford. They can’t afford to get this next hire wrong. The future of the program might be at stake.