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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for April 30th, 2013

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring

Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! Bummer on the Lennard Freeman news, but as we know all too well, you can't win them all. I'm going to have a recruiting roundup of the recent AAU action posted later this week - mostly focusing on the 2014 class - to cheer you up.

On to the links!

Men's Lax - Rice Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week - Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Senior attackman Jack Rice (Baltimore, Md.) has been named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week for the final week of the regular season. Rice helped the Wildcats to a 19-11 victory over the Providence Friars and secured a share of the BIG EAST Regular Season trophy in the process.

No Link Between Violent Video Games' Effects and School Shootings - US News and World Report
As sales of violent video games have gone up, real-world violence has decreased. Dr. Patrick Markey, an associate professor of psychology at Villanova, examines the issue.

Football's Horne and McCurry Earn Spring Ball Honors - Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Keep an eye on WR Clay Horne and DB Cameron McCurry in the coming season - Andy Talley named them the most improved players on the team. McCurry especially, as he won a starting spot at safety during camp.

Men's Golf - Kania Moves into 21st Place, Wildcats Tied for 10th at BIG EAST Championship - Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Following the second round of play at the BIG EAST Championship in Orlando, Fla. The Villanova Wildcats are tied for 10th place in the 12 team field with a team score of 600 (+24). The three-day championship at the Reunion Resort's Watson Course will conclude on Tuesday, April 30th.

'Most dangerous selfie ever.' -
After taking some selfies atop the Green Monster, a Rays reporter discovered just how unbelievably close she had come to getting drilled in the head by a home run.