Team preview: Villanova

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 9, 2003, 10:18 PM ET
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The way Villanova head coach Jay Wright sees it, there are two ways to view the manner in which the 2002-03 season finished: You can look back and dwell, or you can learn from what happened and look toward the future.

Wright has chosen the latter. Yes, last year's Wildcats had high expectations, including a No. 17 preseason ranking in Blue Ribbon, and got off to a 12-5 start. And yes, the season fell apart when 12 players were suspended because of misuse of university telephone access codes.


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