Notre Dame forward V.J. Beachem scored 30 points against Syracuse in January and made seven three-pointers just a month ago at North Carolina State.
Villanova's Kris Jenkins and Jalen Brunson went in the NCAA Tournament the second- and third-highest scorers on the country's best team.
All of the above went cold, and their seasons ended Saturday afternoon in KeyBank C…
A symbolic passing of the torch was a smidgeon from taking place with 6:29 left Thursday night in KeyBank Arena.
Villanova senior guard Josh Hart, the best player on the nation's best team, stole a Mount St. Mary's inbounds pass and whipped it to freshman backup Donte DiVincenzo for a breakaway.
DiVincenzo soared for the dunk. And blew it.
Then, with 1:55 to play,…
When his phone rang Tuesday morning, Bill Martin was filling out his NCAA Tournament bracket.
"I'm still a junkie," said Martin, the Georgetown forward who logged more minutes than superstar center Patrick Ewing in 1984-85, their senior season.
Among his first pen strokes? Drawing a line through Villanova.
Doesn't matter Villanova is the defending champion, is ran…