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Big East Championships are the theme of the week for Villanova

Big East Championships seem to be a theme today.

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Villanova Mug Arizin Links

Happy Tuesday Nova Nation! It’s a SUPER busy day for yours truly, so just the links today, no article. Here are some highlights to check out.

In other “news”, Seton Hall can clinch an outright Big East Title against Villanova tomorrow, Villanova Men’s and Women’s Track win Big East Championships, and Mikal Bridges is coming into his own. Enjoy!

Villanova Men’s Basketball

2020 NBA Draft Big Board: Latest updates after NCAA regular season | Rookie Wire
With the conclusion of the 2019-20 NCAA Men's Basketball Regular Season, it is worth taking another look at the 2020 NBA Draft prospects. Bey comes in at #23.

The 2020 College Basketball All-Star Team | SportsRaid
If you were building a 2020 College All-Star team to win March Madness, who would make your starting five? I crowdsourced Twitter. Here's who they picked. Saddiq Bey is the shooting forward everyone wants.

Ranking CBB's 5-Star Recruits Who Have Hurt Their Draft Stock Most | Bleacher Report
Both of Nova's 5-stars make the list, and Antoine comes in at #1.

Villanova vs Seton Hall

Seton Hall basketball: Before Villanova, tears for Myles Powell | APP
13 reasons why no Pirate should ever wear No. 13 again

Ranked teams meet as No. 8 Seton Hall hosts No. 14 Nova | WTOP
No. 14 Villanova (22-7, 11-5) vs. No. 8 Seton Hall (21-7, 13-3) Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE:

Big East Tournament

Big East Tournament 2020: TV Schedule and Early Bracket Predictions | Bleacher Report
If you want a preview of March Madness in one extended weekend, the Big East Conference tournament is a great place to set your sights...

Predictions for all 32 college basketball conference tournaments | ESPN's college basketball experts pick a winner for all 32 conference tournaments.

NBA Wildcats

With candid comments and on-court confidence, Mikal Bridges is ready for more | The Athletic
Bridges slid over to the starting small forward spot when Kelly Oubre Jr. injured his right knee.

Bulls video: Ryan Arcidiacono's layup denied due to Jim Boylen timeout | Clutch Points
The Chicago Bulls' Ryan Arcidiacono's layup was denied due to a timeout by his own head coach.

Mikal Bridges has finally arrived for the Phoenix Suns | Valley of the Suns
After trying to find his footing during his first year and a half with the Phoenix Suns, Mikal Bridges is finally coming into his own.

Villanova Women’s Basketball

Philly Women’s College Basketball Week in Review & Awards – March 2nd Edition | Philly College Sports
Villanova Finishes in a Five-Way Third-Place Tie in the Big East; Drexel Winning streak Broken at JMU; Penn In a Second Place Tie in the Ivies

Gedaka Named Big 5 Player of the Week | Villanova University Athletics
Villanova University senior forward Mary Gedaka (Mullica Hill, N.J.) has been named the Philadelphia Big 5 Player of the Week, in addition to earning a spot on the

Villanova Athletics

Women’s Track & Field Wins 17th BIG EAST Indoor Title | Villanova University Athletics
GENEVA, Ohio—A loaded lineup that produced points in nearly event led Villanova to its third consecutive team title at the 2020 indoor BIG EAST Track & Field Championships

Men’s Track & Field Wins Third Straight BIG EAST Indoor Title | Villanova University Athletics
GENEVA, Ohio—A balanced team effort across the board in the individual events and a sweep of the relays was a winning combination for the men's track & field team

Rauch Earns Third BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week, Kern Named to Honor Roll | Villanova University Athletics
NEW YORK – Paige Rauch has been named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week for the third-consecutive week while Georgetown's Mae Forshey earns her first-career BIG EAST

Wildcats Claim First Win on the West Coast | Villanova University Athletics
RIVERSIDE, Ca. – The Wildcats (5-1, 1-0 BIG EAST) traveled over 2,600 miles to California to get their fourth straight win, defeating UC Riverside 4-3 on Monday

Bruno Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll | Villanova University Athletics
NEW YORK – The BIG EAST announced that junior attack Brittany Bruno was named to its weekly Honor Roll on Monday afternoon.

Wildcats Host Local Rival Saint Joseph’s on Wednesday | Villanova University Athletics
VILLANOVA, Pa. - The Wildcats are looking to get back into the win column after two back-to-back home losses when they host local Philadelphia rival Saint Joseph's


Bracketology 2020: NCAA tournament field is nearly here |
Two weeks from right now we will have a real bracket. There’s still much to be decided in that time.

March Madness bracket predictions: Full NCAA tournament field | Sports Illustrated
Kentucky is moving up in our projection of the 2020 NCAA tournament bracket two weeks out from Selection Sunday.

Bubble Watch: We’ve never seen anything quite like this UCLA season | The Athletic
With Selection Sunday less than two weeks away, Eamonn Brennan updates the NCAA Tournament bubble.

Bracketology: Winning streaks by Texas and UCLA have them surging into the NCAA Tournament bracket projection |
The Longhorns looked to be NIT-bound, but have won four straight and have played their way into the field of 68

College Basketball

College basketball March Madness: What to know for NCAA tournament | USA Today
Atlantic Sun, Big South, Horizon and Patriot are among those starting Tuesday, followed by the Mountain West, Northeast and Ohio Valley on Wednesday.