This season of college basketball should be a fun one because of an infusion of really talented lead guards who are entering the game along with a lot of returning talent. Five of the top ten lead guards in college basketball this season are either freshmen or sat out last season due to transfer and this list has eight McDonald’s All-Americans across multiple classes. When college basketball has good lead guards, it’s typically more fun to watch and this is a promising group of players to keep an eye on this season. Some of these players fit more of the mold of traditional point guard while others are more of the scoring type who can get to the basket and make plays for others. It’s also the
Wake Forest basketball jerseys will honor Arnold Palmer. Wake Forest University will continue to honor one of its most famous alumni, Arnold Palmer, during the basketball season. The Atlantic Coast Conference school will add an circular patch with Palmer’s initials, AP, in black stitching in front of a gold background.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) Rihanna headlined the Made in America music festival in Philadelphia last month, and some of the national champion Villanova Wildcats wanted to go. The Wildcat who runs this town tonight – and maybe forever – just felt like staying home. Kris Jenkins needed a break from the fans who know him as Big Smooth. He just needed peace. Could it be, Jenkins bigger than Jay Z? “In this town,” teammate Josh Hart said, laughing, “definitely.” Hart made the show and bumped into fans who suddenly recognized the Wildcats, not just because they were the big men on the Main Line campus, but because of their increased visibility as the reigning NCAA national champions. Hart can’t blame Jenkins