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The #8 Wildcats take on #12 Maine on Saturday

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Happy Friday Nova Nation! It’s another matchup of highly ranked teams this Saturday when your #8 Villanova Wildcats take on the #12 Maine Black Bears. Villanova has been firing on all cylinders this season with an attacking defense and a much improved offense. Heck, as you’ll read bellow, they’re even using drones to make this team better!

Now they face a 2-2 Maine team that’s much better than their record would indicate. The defending CAA Champs are looking for redemption after they lost to Towson, the team Nova just beat to jump ten spots in the polls. Both sides should be fired up for this one, so be sure to get out to the stadium and cheer on our team!

In other “news”, Brian Westbrook talks about business after football, Jay Wright gives credit to players in the World Cup and Olympics, and Phil Booth is officially named to the Wizards training camp roster. Enjoy!

Villanova Basketball Recruiting

Duke Recruiting: AJ Griffin is coming to campus sometime soon | Duke Basketball Report
Talented forward could be a great fit for the Blue Devils

NBA Wildcats

Wizards announce 2019 training camp roster | Washington Wizards
WASHINGTON, DC –Washington Wizards Training Camp presented by MedStar Health will take place at the Medstar Wizards Performance Center beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Pelicans news: Josh Hart on why he likes podcasting: 'We just like talking s**t' | Clutch Points
New Orleans Pelicans guard Josh Hart was bluntly honest about why he likes to podcast.

USA Basketball Assistant Jay Wright Says It’s ‘Almost Impossible’ For Players to Compete In World Cup & Olympics | Forbes
Wright was an assistant under Gregg Popovich with the U. S. team that finished seventh at the recent FIBA Basketball World Cup in China.

Villanova Football

Undefeated Villanova welcomes Maine to Main Line Saturday | KYW
The Villanova Wildcats have been very impressive through the first month of the season, and they will look to continue their strong play on Saturday when they welcome Maine to the Main Line.

Villanova’s secret football weapon: drones | Philadelphia Inquirer
“I do think it’s a bit of a competitive advantage,’’ Villanova video coordinator TJ Landis says of the drones. “It’s such a better shot.”

UMaine shutdown corner Manny Patterson has teams afraid to visit his island | WABI 5
Manny Patterson is one of the major pieces to UMaine's whole 'Black Hole' defense. He's one of the best defensive backs in the country.....

A Conversation With Electric Earnest Edwards | 92.9 The Ticket
UMaine Football Senior Kick Returner and Wide Receiver Earnest Edwards is the National and CAA Conference Special Teams player of the week.

Villanova Football Alumni

Lessons that helped Brian Westbrook go from an Eagle to an investor | Philadelphia Business Journal
The former running back shared everything from what he learned by buying a horse farm to Ray Lewis' financial advice.

Villanova Athletics

Wildcats Ready For Matchup on the Road Against No. 13 Liberty | Villanova University Athletics
After two close losses in a row, Villanova is looking to get back in the win column.

Pennington Leading Team By Example | Villanova University Athletics
In the Jake Nevin House, Christen Pennington's picture hangs alongside 23 other athletes, representing field hockey as one of Villanova's 24 varsity sports.

Villanova Volleyball Ready to Open BIG EAST Play | Villanova University Athletics
Villanova, Pa. – Villanova volleyball is set to begin the BIG EAST portion of the schedule this week when they kick off conference play at No. 14 Creighton Friday

Wildcats to Open BIG EAST Play Sunday Against Xavier | Villanova University Athletics
Villanova, Pa.- The Villanova Wildcats will begin conference action this Sunday when the Xavier Musketeers come to Higgins Soccer Complex. Kick-off is scheduled

Wildcats Looking to Continue Success at SJU Invitational | Villanova University Athletics
After a successful start to Fall competition last week at the Bucknell Invitational, Villanova is looking to continue to come out strong starting today at the Saint