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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for March 6, 2014

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring Iverson's legacy on Philly, Hutchins' crusade, and SB Nation's hollowed GIF Tournament.

Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation. Yesterday was kind of a blah day, but then I stumbled upon this gem on Twitter.

It obviously totally turned my day around.

Gameday is upon us, and we've got the chance to win the conference title tonight. Guess who's leaving work early?

And now, the "news."

Big Five guards still wowed by Iverson |
After establishing a career high for points at the Wells Fargo Center for the second time in two seasons, Villanova guard Darrun Hilliard indicated that he liked playing on the same basketball court where Allen Iverson starred for the 76ers.

The conference championship cheat sheet: Favorites, contenders, and bid thieves |
Andy Hutchins continues his crusade against Villanova. I'm thinking we should just consider a rival at this point.

Seth Davis hands out his conference awards |
The player and rookie of the year are pretty predictable, but you'll be happy when you read who the coach of the year is.

PCats: Hot Shooting Leads Villanova Past Marquette on Senior Night | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
The Villanova Wildcats shot 59.2 percent from the field and 61.9 percent from three-point range en route to an 81-64 win over the visiting Marquette Golden Eagles. Villanova improves to 22-7 overall and 12-6 in Big East play, while Marquette falls to 20-9 on the season and 11-7 in conference action.

Indoor Track: Three Individuals and Distance Medley Relay Qualify for NCAA Championships | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Three individuals from the Wildcats qualified for the national meet, as did the team's distance medley relay squad. Senior Samuel Ellison (Dresher, Pa.), freshman Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) and sophomore Jordy Williamsz (Melbourne, Australia) will compete in the 800 meters, 5000 meters and the Mile, respectively.

SB Nation's GIF Tournament V |
Jon Bois is back with the fifth annual GIF Tournament. And I couldn't be more excited.