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It’s Election Day, so cast your vote on these Big East, Villanova basketball preseason questions

...and don’t forget to vote in the real election, too!

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It’s Election Day, and while there are more pressing decisions and elections vital to our state and country, let’s have a little fun with some preseason polling.

Regardless of party affiliation, I think we can all agree that we’re pro-’Cats and pro-Big East, and with the college basketball season less than a month away, let’s take our minds off of some election drama and see what your opinions are on these Big East and Villanova-related questions.

Before we move onto the polls, here’s a friendly reminder to fulfill your civic duty to vote in the real election, if you haven’t already. Also, play nice in the comments section. The ‘Cats recently exercised their right to vote and shared their thoughts on the team’s experience.

Collin Gillespie: “It was good for our team. A lot of our guys just voted for the first time, so I think it was a good experience for all of us, going through that each other. Having guidance from our coaches and then being able to walk us through it and get help from the right individuals to put us in a position to actually go out and vote for the first time.”

Jermaine Samuels: “It was really cool for Coach Wright and the coaching staff to talk about something that’s just bigger than basketball, giving us the opportunity and the resources to go out and vote. ... I was really thankful and appreciative of having the resources to go out and potentially make a change in the world.”

Jeremiah Robinson-Earl: “I thought it was a great experience voting for the first time, just having a voice in today’s society and actually being able to make a change with all the events going on.”

...and now some fun polls. (If you can’t see it, try viewing it on vuhoops.com through your mobile or computer browser):

Big East Pulse Check

Poll

Which Big East team will be Villanova’s biggest challenger for the conference title this season?

This poll is closed

  • 1%
    Butler
    (5 votes)
  • 79%
    Creighton
    (308 votes)
  • 1%
    DePaul
    (4 votes)
  • 0%
    Georgetown
    (1 vote)
  • 1%
    Marquette
    (4 votes)
  • 3%
    Providence
    (13 votes)
  • 0%
    St. John’s
    (0 votes)
  • 5%
    Seton Hall
    (23 votes)
  • 6%
    UConn
    (25 votes)
  • 1%
    Xavier
    (5 votes)
388 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Should the Big East look into expanding the conference to 12 teams?

This poll is closed

  • 47%
    Yes!
    (179 votes)
  • 52%
    No, 11 is fine.
    (196 votes)
375 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Are you happy with UConn returning to the Big East?

This poll is closed

  • 82%
    Yes! It’ll be nice to have a familiar foe.
    (321 votes)
  • 17%
    No, should’ve left them in the American
    (66 votes)
387 votes total Vote Now

The Current ‘Cats

Poll

How far will the 2020-21 ‘Cats go this year?

This poll is closed

  • 32%
    2021 National Champions
    (124 votes)
  • 7%
    NCAA Tournament finalist/runner up
    (29 votes)
  • 37%
    Final Four
    (141 votes)
  • 14%
    Elite Eight
    (55 votes)
  • 3%
    Sweet 16
    (15 votes)
  • 0%
    Round of 32
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    First Round KO
    (1 vote)
  • 3%
    COVID cancels another NCAA Tournament
    (13 votes)
379 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Who will be Villanova’s leading scorer this season?

This poll is closed

  • 30%
    Collin Gillespie
    (112 votes)
  • 2%
    Jermaine Samuels
    (11 votes)
  • 33%
    Justin Moore
    (123 votes)
  • 23%
    Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
    (86 votes)
  • 0%
    Cole Swider
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Brandon Slater
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree
    (1 vote)
  • 2%
    Bryan Antoine
    (11 votes)
  • 5%
    Caleb Daniels
    (21 votes)
  • 0%
    Eric Dixon
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Chris Arcidiacono
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    A member of the Bench Mob
    (3 votes)
372 votes total Vote Now

Poll

The schedule might not be complete yet, but the ‘Cats are expecting a 27-game regular season. How many wins will they have when it’s done?

This poll is closed

  • 0%
    10 or fewer
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    11-15
    (0 votes)
  • 6%
    16-20
    (24 votes)
  • 91%
    21-26
    (336 votes)
  • 1%
    27-0, undefeated
    (5 votes)
366 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Between formerly redshirted players Caleb Daniels and Eric Dixon, as well as psuedo-redshirt Bryan Antoine, which of these three will make the biggest splash this season?

This poll is closed

  • 68%
    Caleb Daniels
    (258 votes)
  • 8%
    Eric Dixon
    (34 votes)
  • 22%
    Bryan Antoine
    (86 votes)
378 votes total Vote Now

Timeless Questions

Poll

Sure, there was a 2K video game simulation, but who actually wins in a matchup between the 2016 and 2018 Villanova championship squads?

This poll is closed

  • 19%
    2016
    (71 votes)
  • 80%
    2018
    (292 votes)
363 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Wait, what about the 1985 team?

This poll is closed

  • 9%
    Respect your elders and the OGs, 1985 team can beat both the 2016 and 2018 squads
    (35 votes)
  • 5%
    They can beat the 2016 team.
    (20 votes)
  • 1%
    They can beat the 2018 team.
    (4 votes)
  • 83%
    It was a beautiful championship run, but I don’t think they can beat either the 2016 or 2018 team.
    (297 votes)
356 votes total Vote Now

Prepping in a Pandemic

Poll

Amid COVID-19, how confident are you that we complete the college basketball season without a major cancellation or shutdown?

This poll is closed

  • 3%
    Super confident!
    (13 votes)
  • 24%
    Confident.
    (88 votes)
  • 39%
    So-so
    (141 votes)
  • 27%
    Not that confident
    (97 votes)
  • 3%
    Zero confidence
    (14 votes)
353 votes total Vote Now

Poll

Let’s talk bubbles—the NCAA and Big East should have bubbles for...

This poll is closed

  • 15%
    The entire season from start to finish, postseason included
    (53 votes)
  • 45%
    NCAA Tournament only
    (155 votes)
  • 22%
    Big East regular season and conference tournament
    (77 votes)
  • 16%
    No bubbles necessary
    (58 votes)
343 votes total Vote Now