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4-star, 2022 guard Mark Armstrong opens up on his commitment to Villanova

All throughout his high school career, Mark Armstrong had heard St. Peter’s Prep coach Alex Mirabel preach about “Attitude.”

Maybe it was a sign, maybe it was fate, but Armstrong will feel right at home when he starts his collegiate journey, playing for the man who popularized the philosophy: Jay Wright.

“Jay Wright always says, ‘Attitude, attitude,’ and that stuck out to me because my high school coach always took that philosophy, but he never used to tell us who it was from,” said Armstrong, Villanova’s latest commit. “It’s funny that it translates to Coach Wright, he told us that later, but it’s attitude, playing together, and playing hard.