Happy Wednesday Nova Nation! After losing their leading scorers to the NBA (again), Villanova has it’s youngest team ever under Jay Wright. In the meantime, the Big East has gotten older and more experienced around them, producing some real contenders for the Wildcat’s conference crown. But despite the obvious improvement of the Big East, experts are still saying, “To be the best, you have to beat the best.”
Between ESPN and CBS, 6 of 10 experts have picked Villanova to finish atop the Big East in the regular season. That’s double the next highest team, Seton Hall, who got three votes. Providence picked up the final first place vote, while Xavier and Marquette were also highly ranked.
Despite being picked #1, this clearly isn’t the same stranglehold the Wildcats have had over the conference. Villanova is used to getting 9 of 10 votes, if not outright sweeping the expert predictions. But that’s going to be reality for the Wildcats, especially early on this season. Don’t be surprised if Villanova stumbles out of the gate as the freshmen and sophomore class show their inexperience and Bryan Antoine continues his rehab from off-season surgery.
But considering that the “experts” can’t possibly know the Wildcats as well as the fans, I leave it to you Nova Nation, where will Nova finish this year in the Big East regular season?
How will Villanova finish 2020 in Big East Standings
This poll is closed
In other “news”, Villanova Football prepares for their road game at #2 JMU, Villanova Men’s Soccer beats JMU for coach Tom Carlin’s 100th victory, and coaches are weighing in on the “Play for Pay” law. Enjoy!
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