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The Morning Fast Break (August 5, 2016): Marquette will be featured prominently at the Olympics, and the Xavier World Series was a smashing hit

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Four-star Alex Barcello down to five | 247Sports

2017 four-star Alex Barcello is down to Arizona, Butler, Indiana, Stanford and Virginia according to his father Edward Barcello.

Aguirre Named President of Champions League | WeAreDePaul

Former DePaul basketball great Mark Aguirre was named President of the new Champions Basketball League today.

Xavier Softball World Series Podcast | MusketeerReport

RaShid Gaston, Myles Davis, Edmond Sumner, Kaiser Gates, and Trevon Bluiett joins Rick during Wednesday's softball game, plus he answers your questions from Twitter.

Marquette Men’s Basketball At The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics: Schedule of Events | Anonymous Eagle

Marquette men’s basketball is lucky enough to have two former players participating in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. Jimmy Butler is participating as a member of the United States national team, while David Cubillian is a part of the Venezuelan national team.

Dana O'Neil to write book on Villanova's 2016 Basketball Season | VU Hoops

In case you missed the little tidbit that we dropped on twitter on Wednesday afternoon, one of 'Nova Nation's favorite national writers, Dana O'Neil at ESPN, will be releasing a book on the Villanova Wildcats' 2015-16 National Championship season.

Former Villanova RB Kevin Monangai signed by the Minnesota Vikings | VU Hoops

Former Villanova running back Kevin Monangai has signed with the Minnesota Vikings, the organization announced on Thursday afternoon.

Marquette Women’s Basketball Announces 2016-17 Non-Conference Schedule | Anonymous Eagle

Guys, I was starting to get worried for a moment there. Last year, Marquette women’s basketball announced their non-conference schedule in early July, right along with the men’s slate. It’s now clearly early August, and before Thursday morning...

Xavier’s 2016 World Series is, once again, a great event | Banners on the Parkway

The guys who play basketball for Xavier are among the upper crust of American athletes. They are transcendently talented when it comes to dribbling, passing, and shooting, they are freakishly fast and capable of covering almost mind-boggling expanses in just a couple of strides, they can jump higher off hardwood than most people can off a trampoline.

The Sandy Cohen Chronicles: “The Perfect Storm” | Anonymous Eagle

The near-unanimous reaction to hearing that Marquette had received a verbal commitment from Seymour (WI) guard Sandy Cohen was "What, the dad from The O.C.?" As such, it seemed the obvious thing to do would be use The O.C. references when he makes an outstanding play for the Golden Eagles.

Kenner League Playoffs Set To Begin | Casual Hoya

#KennerLeague playoffs start tomorrow. Who's going to emerge as champs?

2018 guard Brandon Slater taking unofficial visit to Villanova | VU Hoops

2018 guard Brandon Slater - who recently received an offer - will make a couple of unofficial visits in the Philadelphia area on Thursday, according to Julius Kim.

Georgetown to Celebrate College Rivalry Day at Nationals Park on September 13 |

The Georgetown University Athletics Department will help to celebrate College Rivalry Day during a Washington Nationals game on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Nationals Park in the District.

Game Times and TV Finalized for Las Vegas Classic at Orleans Arena |

DePaul will face Wyoming on Thursday, Dec. 22 in the first of two games at Orleans Arena as part of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic.

Nova Notebook: Cats in Spain |

The Villanova Men's Basketball Team is in Spain and the Nova Notebook takes you along for some of the scenes as they visit Barcelona and Madrid.