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Morning Cup O' Mud: Villanova Law School Censured

A bit of troubling news on Villanova' Law school as the institution was given a public censure from the American Bar Association. Keep in mind though, this is much, much better outcome than a complete disbarment. This news comes a while after it was revealed that school administrators were falsifying test scores to raise the school's profile.

It was estimated that 'Nova was raising scores by 2-3 points on average to increase ranking of the school. No bueno.

Villanova law school censured | The Boston Globe
The law school at Villanova University has been censured for submitting falsified admissions data for several years to the American Bar Association, allegedly at the behest of onetime administrators at the school.

Summer Primetime Shootout Rundown |
Adam Zagoria runs down some 2012 and 2013 prospects, many of whom are listing Villanova as a school of interest. These are some new names and in all likelihood B-list guys for us, but since we're still evaluating talent for 2013 they are worth keeping an eye on.

Big East preview: Looming TV payday could lead to big changes |
Brett McMurphy talks about the looming TV deal that the Big East will attempt to negotiate and how the future members of their conference will play a big role in how much money they'll be able to get.

In the FCS Huddle: 2011 CAA Football Preview | Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times previews the CAA conference for the upcoming football season. They believe the Wildcats could finish around .500 the coming season since they'll be breaking in tons of new players at key positions.

Teaser: Men's Soccer Season Preview 2011 | NovaAthletics YouTube Channel
Here the athletics department "teases" you with a men's soccer preview. It's 25 seconds of Coach Carlin saying he hopes to get a Big East Tournament bye, make the NCAA tournament, and that he has a lot of talent coming back. For the full video, subscribe to Nova Nation All-Access at (But really, don't because it's a waste of money until they actually put some real effort into it)