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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for October 7, 2014

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Daily Villanova links.

Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! I spent yesterday playing hooky with the good folks from the Atlanta alumni chapter. Sadly I was not able to meet everybody's favorite fundraiser Jeremy Wang or ask Brian Finneran how it felt to have my Giants beat his Falcons. There's always next year, I suppose.

We'll continue with our Rhody football coverage today (hint: show up), and I'll also be previewing the Syracuse Orange for you. Wow, I have a lot of catching up to do.

And now, the "news."

The Dagger's Preseason Top 25 with best-case and worst-case scenarios | Yahoo Sports
Dream and nightmare outcomes for Kentucky, Arizona, Wisconsin, Duke, Villanova and the rest of the nation's top teams.

Villanova's Robertson puts on another air show | Philly.com
Quarterback John Robertson threw four touchdowns for the fourth straight game as the Wildcats beat Maine, and then collected conference player of the week honors.

Paul Biancardi's Breakdown: Five best passers in the ESPN 100 | E$PN
Looking at the five best passers in the senior class. A certain Villanova commit is #3.

2014-2015 Season Preview: 25 must-watch non-conference games | CollegeBasketballTalk
If these matchups don't get you ready for college basketball season, nothing will. There's one game involving a BIG EAST team, guess who it is...

University Concludes Search For New Dean Of Students With Villanova's Thomas A. Mogan - The Heights
Thomas A. Mogan, the current director of the Office of Student Development at Villanova University, will be joining Boston College as the new Dean of Students beginning Jan. 5, 2015.

Moving First Four still a terrible idea | ESPN
Makes sense for everyone to stay in Dayton, Ohio.

Champions Classic leads non-conference tournaments to watch | SI.com
Some of the best college basketball in November and December can be found in tournaments. Below are five of the best to add to your calendar.

Eastern Washington QB Adams out with broken foot | Sporting Network
In FCS News, Second-ranked Eastern Washington will be without All-American quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. for the next 3-6 weeks after he suffered a broken right foot during Saturday night's game.

New Northwestern uniforms for Nebraska game released | Inside NU
Take a look at the new "Northwestern Gothic" uniforms.

College Football Fan Map | NYTimes.com
Fans of 82 teams by ZIP code, as based on Facebook ‘likes’. We're pretty sure they didn't include FCS teams in this study.

Bench Hope Solo: Jillian Loyden | USA Today
Former Villanova goalkeeper and US Women's National Team member, pens an essay on Hope Solo.

Guy Falls While Singing Canadian National Anthem, Recovers Like a Boss
“Oh, Canada we stand on guard fo-WHO PUT THAT DARN CARPET THERE, EH?”