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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for October 16, 2013

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Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring Mikal Bridges, roundtables & the offseason coaching carousel.

Huuuuuuuump daaaaaaaay, 'Nova Nation! Today is Big East Media Day. I know I told you it was yesterday, but I wrote the Tuesday post at about 1 am on Monday night and I was confused. Keep your eyes peeled to the VU Hoops Twitter today - that's the quickest way we'll deliver anything from media day, and we'll recap the event afterwards.

By the way, if anybody was able to attend "Hoops on the Hudson" last night in New York City and is willing to share, that's a great FanPost opportunity.

And now, the "news.

Big East Roundtable: Part II | A Daily Dose of Hoops
Part two of the roundtable, and this one makes me look a little bit better as I actually followed the instructions properly for this segment. Pay special attention to the word association section - sure to bring a few laughs. I'm especially fond of Daniel James' "Her?" reference to DePaul.'s Top 100 Players |
Forewarning: You will be angered by this list. Then again, I don't know what other reaction I'd expect with public enemy #1 Matt Norlander involved.

2013-2014 Season Preview: Top 20 Dunkers | CollegeBasketballTalk
You know how you spend the first 15-20 minutes at work getting coffee, reading personal e-mails, and chewing the fat with your coworkers? Basically, anything to avoid doing actual work? Click on this link instead. You're welcome.

Rick Pitino, John Calipari, Bill Self among coaches torn on rule changes for 2013-14 season | ESPN
Yeah, this will end well for college basketball. I know these rule changes should benefit solid defensive teams like Villanova, but seriously, you thought there were too many fouls called already? Just wait until this season.

"We Are Georgetown" T-Shirt Slogan Time! | Casual Hoya
I am not encouraging you heading to CS to troll the hell out of them. However, I'm completely fine if you use the comments here to come up with some suggestions for them. We'll pass them along for you.

20 minutes at Rucker Park: A streetballer's cross-country journey from the Deepest Part of Hell to take his shot on New York's most storied basketball court |
The latest longform from - this is "print it out and take it to the office" worthy read, follks.