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"Others felt confused about who they could or should speak with about the situation. While I acknowledge you provided student-athletes with information about reporting to the Office of Institutional Equity, your passionate defense of Dr. Nassar created an emotionally charged environment for the team," Hollis said.
"Villanova played a challenging non-conference schedule and has achieved considerable success against several quality opponents on the road and on neutral courts," NCAA Tournament selection committee chair Mark Hollis said. "Their consistency throughout the season gave them slight separation from other candidates for the overall top seed."