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State of the Nova Nation: Sweet 16-bound, Odds and Ends, March Madness

Villanova is Sweet 16-bound! We preview the matchup with Baylor and beyond.

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State of the Nova Nation Podcast VU Hoops

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Episode Description: The Villanova Wildcats are Sweet 16 bound! We recap the wild weekend in the NCAA Tournament, with Villanova beating Winthrop and North Texas, and a few of the other notable upsets and shockers in other areas of the bracket. We’re also joined by DraftKings Head of Sportsbook Johnny Avello to discuss Villanova’s odds to win it all in the NCAA Tournament and moving forward into this weekend’s big matchup with No. 1 seed Baylor and beyond. He also shares some insight on how empty arenas and neutral sites play into oddsmaking. It’s reasonable to say, if Villanova can upset Baylor, not only will it be one of Jay Wright’s best coaching jobs of all time, but also there’s a favorable path to the Final Four.

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