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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for November 20, 2014

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Daily Villanova links.

Happy Gameday, 'Nova Nation! The 'Cats will try, and almost certainly, go to 3-0 tonight when they take on Bucknell at 8pm. But we'll still watch and overly critique things in the gamethread. Can't wait to see you all there.

More Radnor news below - how is this still going on? Somebody explain this to me.

And now, the "news."

Jay Wright: I think the league is going to be outstanding | MSN
Jay Wright joins Mike Francesa to talk BIG EAST hoops.

Villanova's Dylan Ennis finally breaking out, like his brother Tyler | Metro
They preach patience in the Ennis family up in Toronto. If things aren’t going your way now, keep learning and eventually your opportunity will come.

Radnor commissioners expected to rule on Villanova U.'s conditional use filing Nov. 24 | Main Line Media News
With the Radnor Board of Commissioners mulling its decision for the conditional use for Villanova University, a lawyer for the school filed various responses to requests from the township manager and various residents.

Villanova.com Marcus O'Sullivan Named Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year | Villanova.com
This is the second straight year and the sixth time in his career that O'Sullivan has won the award.

FCS Bracketology: Projecting the Field of 24 | JMUSports
JMU seems to think that Villanova football will get the #8 Seed behind Fordham when the FCS bracket comes out. In this bracket, the #6 Seed looks a lot nicer.

NCAA tournament committee considering unveiling certain bracket information early | SI.com
The committee who selects and seeds the NCAA tournament is considering releasing certain seeding information prior to Selection Sunday, Dan Gavitt, the NCAA vice president of men's basketball championships.

The Best College Basketball Coaches For The Money | Forbes
When it comes to a school’s return on investment in basketball, the top three best college basketball coaches  are: #1 Gonzaga University’s Mark Few, #2 Syracuse University’s Jim Boeheim and #3 San Diego State University’s Steve Fisher. Villanova's Jay Wright did not make the top-25 list. Other notables are Creighton coach Greg McDermott (#5) and Bucknell's Dave Paulsen (#9).

Stakes high for William and Mary-Richmond football rivalry | Daily Press
Georgia native Tyler Claytor's first exposure to the William and Mary - Richmond rivalry occurred as a high school student in an Atlanta gym frequented by former Spiders' All-American and then-Atlanta Falcon Lawrence Sidbury.

UGA upped its ante for insurance on Gurley | www.myajc.com
What happened to Todd Gurley Saturday night at Sanford Stadium was certainly sad for Gurley and disappointing for the Bulldog Nation.

Niagara women's hoops team stranded by storm | USA Today
The team was coming back late Monday night from a loss at Pittsburgh when they were stranded. They have since been rescued, but spent over 24 hours on the bus, snowed in.

Mo'ne Davis memoir coming next March | Houston Chronicle
A memoir when you're still a teenager may seem premature, but not for Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game. Known for her long braids and uncommon poise, she has since appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, thrown out the first pitch at a major league World Series game and starred in a car commercial directed by Spike Lee. The idea started with a vice president and publishing director at HarperCollins, Emily Brenner, who worked out details with Davis' coach, Steve Bandura; and her family.

The Calorie Burn Before the Thanksgiving Feast - WSJ
Turkey Day has transformed into one of the biggest workout days of the year in the U.S. I myself will be running 5 miles in my hometown's turkey trot. I suppose how fast I run depends on my performance the night before.