Brianewart

Brian Ewart

  • joined Jul 10, 2012
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Just another hardworking consultant by day and college sports writer by night (and sometimes by day as well). Bringing you the scoops on Villanova, the Big East and sometimes the CAA... in that order.

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2014 Villanova Football: The Beginning

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The 2014 Villanova Football team introduction video, posted last night on Twitter by starting tailback Kevin Monangai.

Jamal Abdur-Rahman dismissed

Terry Toohey's report from CAA Media Day revealed a major loss for the Villanova football program before the season even kicks off.

FCS should encourage Jones' Spring Football

SMU's June Jones suggested that the lesser half of FBS should cede the Fall to big-money football and reschedule their seasons for the Spring. The FCS schools could greatly benefit from that move.

CAA Media Day: Storified

The CAA Conference held its annual Media Day at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. This is the social media stream of that event.

CAA Media Day: Villanova picked 2nd

The Wildcats are expected to have a great season in 2014, can they live up to all of the hype?

Villanova football on TV this Fall

The new CAA Football television schedule is out, and Wildcats fans will see their team aired five times during the regular season.

What Power Conference "Autonomy" won't affect

The NCAA is prepared to grant some autonomy to the five richest conferences, but not if that autonomy will diminish perceived integrity of the valuable NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

CAA Football expands TV coverage

The Colonial Athletic Association will broadcast some football games on Sinclair Broadcast Group's new American Sports Network.

Jackson named Associate AD for Hoops

Former coach and NBA executive Stu Jackson has joined the Big East's offices as an Associate Commissioner.

Klotz dead at 93

Louis Herman Klotz wasn't an NCAA Tournament star at Villanova, but his career on the hardwood was one of legend.

The Haves, Have-Nots, and Have-Nothings

A housing "bubble" was a prime culprit in the economic downturn of the late-00s, and now some economists are suggesting that higher education is a still-inflating bubble as well.

Mo Sutton joins Thunder!

Villanova grad Maurice Sutton will join the Oklahoma City Thunder this summer.

Arch competing in China

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Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono has traveled with the Azzurri to Shenzhen, China this summer to compete in an international tour.

FB Class of 2015: Da Silva joins the 'Cats

Villanova has six confirmed verbal commitments for the 2015 Football Class now, adding a New Jersey quarterback to the mix.

FB Class of 2015: Pollard a Wildcat

Villanova football recruiting is in high gear since the end of last week. The latest local kid to commit to the Wildcats is Neshaminy running back D'Andre Pollard.

Temple hires Brunson's Dad

In a move that is sure to weigh heavily on the recruitment of top point guard Jalen Brunson, the Owls' Fran Dunphy will reportedly add his father Rick Brunson to the bench.

Papagiannis signs with Greek pro team

Adding some mystery to his college recruitment, Georgios Papagiannis, the Greek 7-footer who had been playing at Westtown in Pennsylvania will reportedly return home.

FB Class of 2015: Sheedy verbals

It was a good weekend for Villanova football, opening up the 2015 Class with three verbals in the three-day span. Keegan Sheedy is expected to join the team as an offensive lineman.

FB Class of 2015: White picks Nova

Bryan White becomes the second local athlete to choose Villanova football this weekend, according to Rick O'Brien.

FB Class of 2015: McClenton commits

The Inquirer's Rick O'Brien reports that 2015 Archbishop Wood RB Jarrett McClenton has committed to Villanova.

We're 48th! (for attendance)

The NCAA published their 2014 Division I basketball attendance figures and Villanova was 48th out of 345 schools participating in the top division.

The Sun's Arizin on Thursday!

Daily 'Nova links, today featuring the CAA football conference's top-ranking, Xavier's AD interview, and Big East schedules trickling out.

Will Villanova play UConn at a neutral site?

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The rumor comes from an intern at WTNH, a New Haven TV station.

UConn reportedly attempting to schedule a non-conference game against Villanova on a neutral court for the coming season. I like it.

— Mike Sivo (@sivbro23) June 18, 2014

RIP Jack Devine

Devine played for Coach Alexander Severance in the 1950s before later returning to campus as an assistant coach. Devine played for Coach Alexander Severance in the 1950s before later returning to...

Has the A10 surpassed the Big East?

URI head coach Dan Hurley made the claim that the A-10 has surpassed the Big East. Is he right?

The Sun's Arizin on Tuesday morning!

Daily 'Nova links, today featuring some Villanova football previews, C-USA's realignment windfall, and a pretty nice reward for one heroic Seattle college student.

Is a Pac-12/Big East Challenge coming?

The Providence Journal reports that Fox Sports 1 isn't pushing the Big East to expand, but will try to broker more high-profile non-conference games for the schools.

The Sun's Arizin on Monday morning!

Daily 'Nova links, today featuring some interesting comments from Washington, LeBron James' cramps, and the Creighton's brand new practice facility.

4 Wildcats looking to draft

At least 65 players have been drafted by Major League Baseball teams out of Villanova since the league instituted it's draft in 1965.

Football Season tickets on sale Today

The Wildcats' Football Club is offering two new package deals.

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