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NEWARK, N. Mark Pysyk Jersey .J. -- Jay Wright doesnt follow who is in the running for national player of the year. However, the Villanova coach thinks he has the best player in the country in senior guard Josh Hart.After Saturdays career-best performance, it would be hard to argue.Hes as good as any player in the country is and hes so complete. He will do whatever it takes to win a game and he has the ability to do it and at the right time, Wright said. He got big rebounds at the end of the game. He got offensive rebounds, he scored, he made passes, he made free throws, he defended. He did everything. Hes as complete a player as weve ever had.Hart scored a career-high 37 points and No. 1 Villanova rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat No. 23 Notre Dame 74-66 on Saturday at the Prudential Center.I honestly didnt know how many points I had. I was just trying to make the right play, Hart said, later adding, I want to be great. I want to be as good as Josh Hart can be, and I have no idea how good that is, but Im going to try and figure out.Hart was the only Villanova (10-0) player to score in double figures. He was 10 of 14 from the field, including 3 of 4 from behind the arc, and he made all 14 of his free throw attempts.Matt Farrell and Steve Vasturia had 18 points each for Notre Dame (9-1), which entered the game as one of eight remaining unbeaten Division I teams.Villanova took its first lead of the game at 57-56 after Eric Paschall blocked Vasturias 3-pointer with 9:15 left. Hart assisted on a layup by Jalen Brunson at 9:09 to give the Wildcats the lead.The teams exchanged the lead from there until Villanova pulled away in the final minute.Farrell, a Bridgewater, New Jersey native, made his first six shots including a driving layup at the halftime buzzer that gave Notre Dame a 41-36 lead.It was a blast playing here. I think last year I wasnt able to play that much, so I wasnt able to play my game, Farrell said. I was playing a different kind of role.Which includes being a leader on the team, both vocally and statistically.Hes a fighter, coach Mike Brey said. Hes one tough Jersey guy.Down 35-24 with 3:52 left in the first half, Villanova chipped away at the lead.We were trying to stop them in the first half. We really were. . They make the right play every time, but we just were not doing a good job in the first half for whatever reason, Wright said. And theyre good. Thats the other reason. Theyre really good. Nothing different at halftime. We just said we got to try to do what our game plan is. Were trying and theyre beating us. We have to try harder.BIG PICTURENotre Dame: The Fighting Irish were off to their best start of Breys tenure, which began in 2000-01.Villanova: Dating to their national championship run last season, the Wildcats are tied for the longest winning streak in school history at 16 games. Villanova won 16 straight games in the second half of the 2014-15 season before losing to N.C. State in the NCAA Tournament.POLL IMPLICATIONSThe Wildcats should stay No. 1 as they remain undefeated. Given Notre Dames effort, theres a chance they stay in the poll following its first loss of the season.NOT SO NEUTRAL COURTWhile the game was played in Newark as part of the Never Forget Tribute Classic, the packed Prudential Center was filled with Wildcat fans.It was a road atmosphere, Brey said. I loved how we handled it. We were poised.SLAYING THE CHAMPIONSNotre Dame is no stranger to defeating national champions. Under Brey, Notre Dame had played the defending champion 11 times, winning seven of those games. The most recent win came last season when they defeated 2015 champion Duke 95-91 at Cameron Indoor Stadium.FORMER BIG EAST FOESBefore Notre Dame left the Big East for the ACC, it played Villanova regularly. The schools have played 36 times with Villanova holding a 19-17 lead.UP NEXTNotre Dame: The Fighting Irish get a week to rest before hosting No. 18 Purdue next Saturday night.Villanova: The Wildcats will complete their circuit with the Big 5 when they host Philadelphia rival Temple on Tuesday night. Jussi Jokinen Jersey . The winner Saturday will remain in the elite 10-team field next year. "We talked about wanting to be disciplined and stick with our game plan and good things will come," Draisaitl said, who had two goals for the victors. Aaron Ekblad Jersey . He said Tuesday thats a big reason why he is now the new coach of the Tennessee Titans. Whisenhunt said he hit it off quickly with Ruston Webster when interviewing for the job Friday night. http://www.thepanthersproshop.com/Panthers-Michael-Matheson-Adidas-Jersey/ . Boucher previously coached the Tampa Bay Lightning and had a 97-78-20 record over two-plus seasons. He was dismissed by the team last March after the Lightning struggled in the lockout-shortened season with a 13-18-1 record. ATLANTA -- The remaking of the Atlanta Hawks has taken a more dramatic turn than planned.Al Horfords four-year, $113 million agreement with the Boston Celtics on Saturday has left the Hawks without their respected leader, fan favorite and player with most seniority.The Hawks reached the playoffs in each of Horfords nine seasons since he was the No. 3 overall pick from Florida in 2007. Horford, a four-time All-Star, led Atlanta to its first Eastern Conference finals appearance in 2015.The Hawks hoped to re-sign Horford even after reaching an agreement Friday with center Dwight Howard on a three-year contract worth $70.5 million. After so many years playing small with the 6-foot-10 Horford in the middle, the Hawks wanted a big front line that included both Howard and Horford.Instead, Horford changed his Twitter account to Celtics green on Saturday.At last weeks NBA draft, Hawks general manager Wes Wilcox was asked if re-signing Horford was the teams top priority in free agency.Yes, certainly, Wilcox said.Wilcox was banking on the teams long relationship with Horford. Wilcox said last week the Hawks believe in the quality of our relationships that we have built over the years.The Hawks are believed to have made a last contract offer to Horford on Saturday, even though keeping the center would have meant making other moves to create space under tthe salary cap. Jaromir Jagr Jersey. After emphasizing wing players in last weeks NBA draft, Wilcox also emphasized that re-signing Kent Bazemore was a priority. The Hawks reached an agreement with Bazemore on Friday for a four-year, $70 million deal.Barring more moves, the Hawks new-look lineup will include Howard, power forward Paul Millsap, Bazemore, and new starting point guard Dennis Schroder.The Hawks traded another longtime starter, point guard Jeff Teague, to Indiana in a three-team deal last week. Atlanta received the No. 12 pick in the draft, used by Utah to select small forward Taurean Prince. The deal, including the Hawks rights to Prince, cannot be announced officially before the free-agent moratorium ends on Thursday.Prince, another first-rounder who plays on the wing, DeAndre Bembry, and veteran Thabo Sefolosha should join Bazemore and others to give coach Mike Budenholzer size and versatility.It is possible Millsap could be the only starter at the same position next season. Shooting guard Kyle Korvers scoring average fell off about three points per game to 9.2. At 35, Korver could move to a backup role which would allow Bazemore to shift to shooting guard -- where he started against Cleveland in the playoffs. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '


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