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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for November 4, 2013

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring Cinderellas, depth issues, and the latest SB Nation longform.

Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! We are officially in our first week of basketball. We're going to be debuting some new features for basketball content this week, along with our regular football coverage leading up to next Saturday's game against Rhode Island.

Basketball is back. Happy days indeed.

And now, the "news."

Sports Flashback: Villanova and the Liberty Bowl, part 1 | Delco News Network
Ambrose Francis Dudley, Villanova football, and the Acme Grocery Store. A match made in heaven.

Sports Flashback: Villanova and the Liberty Bowl, part 2 | Delco News Network
How do we not know the name of this legendary tuba player who had his lips frozen to his instrument, only to taste the sweet freedom of life via a blow torch?

Once again, Villanova is well-stocked with guards
Did you guys know we're going to play with 4 guards this season?

Villanova, Tiernan Seize Big East XC Crowns | Villanova Running
Freshman Patrick Tiernan takes the individual crown, and the men took the conference championship over a higher-ranked Providence outfit. Take that, Friars!

Villanova, La Salle adapting to new defensive rules | City of Basketball Love
Whoever finds the first prop bet for total fouls in a game, let me know where, and I'm taking the over.

Larry Brown still going strong at 73 |
I know it's a generational thing, but I'm somewhere between surprised and sad that today's high school recruits don't know who Larry Brown is. He's not THAT out of the coaching spotlight.

Marcus Smart: The Person, The Cowboy, The Pro | Cowboys Ride For Free
An inside look at the straw that stirs the drink for Oklahoma State Men's Basketball, Marcus Smart. A great longform from our Okie Lite friends at Cowboys Ride For Free. And now I want to do something like this at VU Hoops.