The Villanova Wildcats began Big East play on Wednesday with a win over St. John's.
Jay Wright's team has recovered from their slow start with six-game winning streak.
The further that Wright's Wildcats go into conference play, the further his young team will develop.
The main players who have developed into future stars with the Wildcats are freshman guard Ryan Arcidiacono and sophomore forward Jay'Vaughn Pinkston.
With the impending development of the Nova youngsters and the tough Big East schedule ahead, the Wildcats should be able to pull off a few surprises in 2013.
Here are five bold predictions for the Wildcats' Big East campaign.