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State of the Nova Nation: The Best Win of the Season

The ‘Cats get their biggest win of the season on the road at Xavier.

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State of the Nova Nation Podcast VU Hoops

The State of the Nova Nation podcast releases new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.

The podcast is also available for free on iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify (a bit later in the day)! You may also listen to the newest episode at the very bottom of the post.

Episode Description: Emma breaks down Villanova’s 64-63 win at the Cintas Center over Xavier on Tuesday night. She talks about the importance of this win, including it being Villanova’s first Quad 1 win of the season, the best road win of the season and the first time Xavier has lost at home in conference play this season. She discusses Justin Moore’s game-changing offensive performance, the defense’s ability to limit Xavier’s multiple scoring threats and Kyle Neptune’s adaptability and risk-taking measures with the rotation. Lastly, Emma previews Villanova’s match up against Creighton on Saturday and answers a full batch of mailbag questions. Be sure to subscribe to the show, leave a rating and follow us on Twitter @SoNNpod.

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