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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for April 19th, 2013

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring the 76ers, Jay Wright and Boston's recovery.

Happy Friday, 'Nova Nation! So...we've got 4 scholarships now available...and still no big men being brought on board. Although Lennard Freeman is supposed to be on the 'Nova campus today for a visit. Maybe we'll get some good news? I hope? I hope!

Look for me on TV this weekend - I'll be at the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town on Hilton Head Island. Basically I'm just going to follow David Feherty around and try to hear his next word vomit.

On to the links!

No. 19 Villanova Travels to No. 2 Notre Dame for Saturday ESPNU Contest - Villanova University Official Athletic Site
No. 19 Villanova (5-6, 4-0) travels to South Bend, Ind. for their final away game of the regular season to face No. 2 Notre Dame (9-2, 3-1) this Saturday, April 20th. Game time is slated for 2 p.m. and will be televised live on ESPNU.

Jay Wright a 76ers coaching candidate -
Well, you knew it would happen as soon as Doug Collins' future was thrown up in the air. You've got to love that "Don't Bother" and "Not Shot" are both categories - aren't they kind of the same thing in the end?

Wildcats Head to Rutherford Intercollegiate This Weekend - Villanova University Official Athletic Site
The Villanova Wildcats prep for their final tune-up of the season before the BIG EAST Championships this weekend at the Rutherford Intercollegiate held in State College, Pa. and hosted by Penn State University.

Scenes and sounds from Boston's surreal journey back to normal -
Paul Flannery writes from Boston about memorials, a hockey game, and a town moving slowly back towards normal.

Handcuffs: An excerpt from Tim Cowlishaw's memoir, 'Drunk on Sports' -
In this excerpt from his book "Drunk on Sports," columnist Tim Cowlishaw tells the story of his DUI in 2007. It was not the first time he'd been in handcuffs.

Wildcats Fall to No. 2 Seed USF, 4-0, in First BIG EAST Championship Match - Villanova University Official Athletic Site
In the first round of the BIG EAST Championship on Thursday morning No. 15 seed Villanova (6-14) lost to No. 2 seed and host USF (13-7) at the Varsity Courts on the Bulls campus. The loss relegates the Wildcats to the consolation bracket in the tournament, where Villanova will take on No. 9 seed Cincinnati on Friday at 9 a.m. That match will be played at the Andros Dorm Courts. This is the first conference tournament appearance for the Wildcats since 2000.