Happy Monday! Here are your links to start the week:
Big East basketball preseason rankings led by Creighton, Villanova – Sports Illustrated
Jay Wright retired, but don’t count the Wildcats out under Kyle Neptune. Over, Shaheen Holloway takes over Seton Hall.
NCAA basketball tournament expansion? Please don’t do it | Yahoo Sports
Discussions have begun to expand the NCAA tournament. Here’s why that’s a bad idea.
Four-star Zayden High commits to UNC – Sports Illustrated
Four-star forward Zayden High out of Spring Branch, Texas committed to the Tar Heels on Sunday night.
Jalen Brunson has been everything Knicks hoped for so far | NY Post
It’s preseason, but, Jalen Brunson has absolutely looked the part as the floor general the Knicks have been so desperately lacking, a player who is ready to meet the pressure of that $104 million contract.
The Portland Trail Blazers’ Top Breakout Candidate: Josh Hart – Blazer’s Edge
Bleacher Report sees a potential breakout for Portland’s new starting small forward.
Trail Blazers’ Josh Hart brings versatility to starting lineup: ‘I can do whatever need be’ – oregonlive.com
Hart beat out Nassir Little and Justise Winslow for the starting small forward job.
Villanova football finds Richmond’s run game too much to handle in 20-10 road loss
The Wildcats fall to 1-2 in conference play just as the race for the CAA Championship heats up. Next up, Albany on Saturday
Field Hockey: Wildcats Win Big on Senior Day Against Davidson – Villanova University
he Villanova Wildcats defeated Davidson for an exciting 3-2 Senior Day victory.
Rowing: ‘Cats Complete First Event of the Year at Navy Day Regatta – Villanova University
PHILADELPHIA – Villanova’s Collegiate Four A and Collegiate Eight A boats turned in strong showings in a pair of large races, highlighting the team’s season-opener
Women’s Soccer: Early Goal Lifts Marquette over Villanova, 1-0 – Villanova University
Milwaukee, Wis.- The Villanova women’s soccer team fell to the Marquette Golden Eagles on Sunday afternoon by a final of 1-0.
Football: Wildcats Fall to No. 21 Richmond, 20-10, in Top-25 Battle – Villanova University
In their first top-25 battle of the season, No. 17 Villanova (3-3, 1-2 CAA Football) was held off the scoreboard in the second half and fell by a final score of 20-10
Volleyball Takes Down Providence for Second BIG EAST Victory – Villanova University
PROVIDENCE, RI – Villanova University’s volleyball team finished its weekend on a high note with a four-set victory (22-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-16) over the Providence Friars.
Men’s Soccer: Late Wildcats Rally Falls Short; Georgetown Prevails 3-2 – Villanova University
Wildcats fall short in a BIG EAST game against Georgetown at home. They battled back from a 3-0 halftime deficit, but couldn’t catch up to the Hoyas.
Men’s Cross Country Takes a Step Forward With Terrific Lineup Balance in Wisconsin – Villanova University
As the 2022 season progresses Villanova is starting to get a glimpse of what it’s potential can be.