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For fans of the Villanova Wildcats' basketball program.

    State of the Nova Nation: 2023-24 Season In Review

    State of the Nova Nation: 2023-24 Season In Review

    Emma and Pat bring you the season 9 finale of State of the Nova Nation by answering a variety of key questions about the season. How do you look back on the season? What was the best moment? Who was the most disappointing and many more questions are answered. The crew also take a look at the incoming recruiting class and outline priorities in the transfer portal for this spring. They both discuss Mark Jackson's comments on Kyle Neptune and the University's decision to retain the coach for year 3. They then finish the episode answering your questions in the final mailbag of the season. Be sure to subscribe to the show, leave a rating and follow us on X @SoNNpod.

    Thank you for listening this season!

    • 1 hr 39 min
    State of the Nova Nation: Here We Go Again

    State of the Nova Nation: Here We Go Again

    Emma and Pat discuss Villanova's week at Madison Square Garden which culminated in their defeat to Marquette on Thursday night. They then move into the NCAA Tournament selection results and analyze what went wrong for the Big East. They finish the show with a NIT preview ahead of Nova's date with VCU at the Finn on Wednesday night. Be sure to subscribe to the show, leave a rating and follow us on Twitter @SoNNpod.

    • 46 min
    State of the Nova Nation: 2024 Big East Tournament Preview

    State of the Nova Nation: 2024 Big East Tournament Preview

    Emma and Pat are joined by the great Eugene Rapay (@erapay5) to preview the Big East Tournament. The trio break down each game throughout the Tournament by debating keys to victory and important performers. They predict the outcome of each session and finally, Emma, Pat and Eugene discuss Villanova's chances this week and how the team's performance will lead to a NCAAT bid.

    • 58 min
    State of the Nova Nation: Layup Lines

    State of the Nova Nation: Layup Lines

    Emma and Pat give you their instant reaction from Villanova's defeat in New Jersey at the hands of the Seton Hall Pirates. They debate the ramifications to this loss for Nova's tournament hopes, highlight the unforced errors that cost the Cats' the game and take a look ahead to the impending visit from Creighton on Saturday. They finish the show by answering your questions in the mailbag. Be sure to subscribe to the show, leave a rating and follow us on X @SoNNpod.

    • 37 min
    State of the Nova Nation: Step One

    State of the Nova Nation: Step One

    Emma and Pat break down Villanova's 71-60 win over Providence on Saturday afternoon. But first, the duo discuss how this win impacts the NCAA Tournament chances of 'Nova, PC and other Big East teams. They talk about Villanova's dynamic defense over the course of the last month and how Justin Moore has turned back into the leader of this team. Lastly, Emma and Pat preview Villanova's next "play-in" game against Seton Hall on Wednesday night. Be sure to subscribe to the pod, leave us a rating and follow us on X @SoNNpod.

    • 35 min
    State of the Nova Nation: Quad 1 Season

    State of the Nova Nation: Quad 1 Season

    Pat breaks down Villanova's comprehensive takedown of the Georgetown Hoya's on Tuesday night at the Pavilion. He spotlights the Wildcat's recent dominance in the series, the combination of Eric Dixon and Justin Moore as well as the enhanced ball movement which was on display. He then previews the Cats' drip north to the AMP on Saturday before finishing with the mailbag. Be sure to subscribe to the show, leave a rating and follow us on X @SoNNpod.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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Women’s hoops!

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