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Catching up with Villanova Basketball’s Class of 2019

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We take to twitter for some fun Friday clips

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Happy TGIF Nova Nation! It’s the first time in a LONG time that I didn’t have any links about Villanova’s mens basketball team, but that’s the sign that the off-season has officially begun. No worries, we still found plenty of good stuff to get you through the tail end of the work week.

But when the news is slow, we turn to the never ending content machine that is Twitter! It’s been a while since we went highlight hunting for the class of 2019, so let’s see what we can find.

Bryan Antoine

Antoine didn’t have the McDonald’s All-American game he was dreaming of, but experts on hand were raving about how good he looked in the practice sessions leading up.

If you’ve been in the “Antoine can play the point” camp of the comments section, this guy agrees with you.

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl

JRE did have a pretty great All-Star game, including this awesome baseline post-move!

Justin Moore

In addition to an incredibly successful season, Moore was the Washington Posts DC Player of the Year.

Eric Dixon

Dixon just became his school’s all-time leading scorer this season... no biggie.

Don’t sleep on Dixon’s ability to contribute right away at Villanova, this class is so stacked!

It’s going to be an exciting off-season folks!

In other “news”, St. Joe’s gets their man, a pair of Villanova Women make the All-Philly 1st Team, and Josh Hart is going to be playing A LOT of FORTNITE for the next few weeks. Enjoy!

Villanova Basketball

PhilllyCollegeSports.com Women’s College Basketball Awards | Philly College Sports
The annual PhillyCollegeSports.com Women’s College Basketball awards for the 2018-19 season are announced.

NBA Wildcats

2019 NBA Mock Draft: March Madness is NBA Draft crazy season | FS NBA
In this week's 2019 NBA Mock Draft, we break down what we saw during the first round of the NCAA Tournament and how it will affect the draft.

Lakers announce Josh Hart is done for year after successful knee surgery | Silver Screen and Roll
After trying to play through painful tendinitis since February, Lakers guard Josh Hart finally had knee surgery.

Lakers' Josh Hart: Undergoes season-ending knee surgery | CBSSports.com
Josh Hart had season-ending knee surgery Thursday to address an issue with his right patellar tendon.

Class of 2019

With The Nationals In Sight, Let’s Wrap Up This Season’s Late Storylines | Ridiculous Upside
The 2019 high school season is almost over and a few storylines have developed and ended as of late, so it’s time to cover those before we reach the GEICO Nationals at the start of April

Wearing any number, St. Augustine’s Cole Vanderslice is a player to watch | The Inquirer
The Hermits ace, who threw a two-hit shutout in last year's Non-Public A state final, will wear No. 2 in honor of teammate Gerry Peacock, a Notre Dame recruit who will miss this season because of an elbow injury.

Big 5

St. Joseph’s plants the Billy Lange coaching tree on Hawk Hill | The Inquirer
The new St. Joseph’s coach is part of many trees.

St. Joe’s University Names Philadelphia 76ers Assistant Coach Billy Lange As Men’s Basketball Head Coach | CBS Philly
Lange succeeds legendary head coach Phil Martelli, becoming the 15th head coach in the program’s 110-year history.

St. Joseph’s hires Billy Lange as head coach; 76ers assistant succeeds Phil Martelli on Hawk Hill | The Inquirer
St. Joseph’s has reached agreement with Billy Lange for the 76ers assistant coach to take over as head coach of the Hawks, according to several sources.

Sixers assistant coach Billy Lange agrees to become next head coach at St. Joe's | NBC Sports Philadelphia
Sixers assistant coach Billy Lange has agreed to take the head coaching job at Saint Joseph's. By Paul Hudrick

College Basketball

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy calls for NCAA to pay athletes | NBC Sports
"It's an issue of fairness. It's an issue of civil rights."

5 Coaches Better Suited for March Madness than the NBA | Clutch Points
This summer, the NBA and its best will take the biggest stage. Teams will gather in the playoffs to see if one team can win it all...