Happy Tuesday Nova Nation! We’re entering the 100th season of Villanova Basketball, and the University is all in on the celebration. The first piece is the new centennial logo for this season and an awesome hype video:
We are extremely excited and honored to celebrate 100 seasons of Villanova Basketball !! #NovaMBB100 pic.twitter.com/oGlJDiKnEl— Jay Wright (@VUCoachJWright) July 29, 2019
The biggest part of the kick-off event was Villanova Basketball’s annual Summer Jam, a homecoming for Villanova Basketball players to return to campus and celebrate the program with their Villanova family. The event includes golf, dinners, and of course basketball. Here are some of the sights posted to Twitter from the event.
Great day on the course - thanks to all who came out to play this morning !! pic.twitter.com/tcimpxyfjQ— Jay Wright (@VUCoachJWright) July 29, 2019
Thanks to @VillanovaGolf head coach James Wilkes for teaching our guys a few things today on the driving range !! pic.twitter.com/w38JhiXbMv— Jay Wright (@VUCoachJWright) July 29, 2019
Summer Jam 2019 ➡️ ♂️ pic.twitter.com/0dY13VBhi6— Villanova MBB (@NovaMBB) July 29, 2019
At VU Summer Jam catching up w/@mikal_bridges one of “Malvern’s best” and a @NovaMBB all timer. pic.twitter.com/kVSjeUTBkL— Whitey Rigsby (@WRigsby14) July 29, 2019
Always one of the most special moments of the year – VU b-ball through the ages – we play for those who came before us ! #OnceAWildcatAlwaysAWildcat pic.twitter.com/c6yuWlA3Kg— Jay Wright (@VUCoachJWright) July 29, 2019
Thanks to all @NovaMBB coaches and alums for giving up a day to keep the Villanova b-ball family strong ! pic.twitter.com/6k0ozWC3BO— Jay Wright (@VUCoachJWright) July 30, 2019
But if you want to know what this program means to the players who have worn the blue & white, nothing sums it up better than this morning’s post from former player and current Director of Basketball Operations, Dwayne Anderson:
@Philb_5 Villanova Legend Saying What’s Good To Dash.— Dwayne Anderson II (@waynethepres) July 30, 2019
Bruh - These Moments
Dash Will Forget But I Will Not For The Rest Of My Life
\\// = Special Place pic.twitter.com/iL6rKHWbJ9
It’s a great day to be a Wildcat!
In other “news”, Kyle Lowry gets a new agent, Paul Arizin’s plaque is on display, and a look at the biggest challenges for new coaches this season.
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