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State of the Nova Nation: Cardiac ‘Cats, It’s ‘Pitch Blue,’ and is ‘Nova sleeping in the streets?

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Defense continues to look good, as ‘Nova quieted down Creighton’s stars in a come-from-behind victory. Offensively, are Villanova’s recent shooting woes a cause for concern or just a rough patch?

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Episode Description: The Villanova Wildcats pulled off their first road victory in Big East play this season, doing it in come-from-behind fashion. After a real slow start, Villanova turned it on in the second half, raising the intensity defensively. It also helped having a 24-point performance from Collin Gillespie, some crucial plays in the closing minutes, and a clutch offensive rebound by Jeremiah Robinson-Earl. It was certainly an impressive win for the ‘Cats, who continue to elevate their play on the defensive end. Offensively, is Villanova’s recent shooting woes just a rough patch or a sign of more troubling things down the road? Also, we discuss the WIldcats’ slick new alternative jersey that’s pitch blue -- not black -- and where they stand among the others, as well as take a look ahead to Saturday’s game against the Georgetown Hoyas.