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

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring Penn history, previews, and some Jay Wright audio.

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Happy GAMEDAY, 'Nova Nation! We've got the Penn Quakers tonight, 8 pm ET on Fox Sports 1. Be there or be square. Bad news though. My grocer ran out of Purple Haze, so it's Lagunitas IPA for me tomorrow night. Hopefully that's not a jinx or anything.

And now, the "news."

No letdowns for 'Nova |
Arch talks about how the team is focused and ready for Penn after a memorable weekend in The Bahamas. Some nice quotes from James Bell and Jay Wright too.

Villanova vs. Multiple Hyphenated Names | City of Basketball Love
Miles Jacakson-Cartwright and Darien Nelson-Henry should be getting plenty of action tonight for Penn, so it's safe to say we should hear some pretty good slip-ups from the announcers. Can't wait.

Jay Wright on the airwaves | SiriusXM College Sports Nation
The head honcho joined Jason Horowitz and Bruce Pearl to discuss Villanova's chemistry, their fast start, and if he ever saw it coming before the season began.

Ranking both new and familiar to Villanova | City of Basketball Love
Some great stuff in here from Ennis, Arch and Wright about how this Villanova team is staying hungry, and creating their own legacy after some down years at the program.

Top 10 Penn-Villanova basketball games of all time | The Daily Pennsylvanian
TDP counts down the top 10 games in the rich history of the Penn-Villanova basketball rivalry. 2006 was the most recent game on the list - <3 you Scottie.

Dylan Ennis makes instant impact for surging Villanova |
Also, as discussed at length on here, Josh Hart and Kris Jenkins are the bees knees.

The Fall of 2013 | NovaAussies
Freshman All-American Patrick Tiernan reviews the 2013 XC season. A very nice read to start off your day. Look forward to 3 more years of this stud.

7 Reasons Villanova had a better Thanksgiving than Penn basketball | The Daily Pennsylvanian
You have to love that the Penn student newspaper can come up with seven reasons we are better than them. Or just one. We're Villanova and you're Penn. AMIRITE NovaRaptor?!