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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for April 22, 2014

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring hardshipe waivers, lax commits, and the Boston Marathon's revival.

Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! I'm sorry, this is going to be short and sweet. It's 3:30 in the morning and I'm getting up for a redeye.

On a brighter note, I'm pretty pleased with the links. I thought I would have half-assed it much more given the time of day.

And now, the "news."

NCAA proposal to eliminate hardship waivers a positive step |
The controversial waiver that allows some athletes to play immediately after transferring schools might soon be eliminated.

Drug ring operating in Main Line high schools smashed | Delco News Network
Villanova was NOT a target school. Fat Joe would never allow it.

Owen Black commits to Villanova Lax | Inside Lacrosse
The Princeton, NJ native committed to the 'Cats over Bucknell, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio St., Harvard and Cornell. Big time get.

Which school has produced the most players on NBA Playoff rosters? | CollegeBasketballTalk
It may not be who you think it is. Kyle Lowry repping Villanova.

MLAX: Willis Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Freshman goalkeeper Dan Willis (Moorestown, N.J.) has been named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the week of April 21st, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.

Frank Haith remains college basketball's most absurd character |
The 2012 National Coach of the Year who hasn't won a game in the NCAA Tournament since 2008 just left Missouri for Tulsa. Such is the life of college hoops' most unpredictable head coach.

Kentucky fans keep getting crazy tattoos |
I think we found the world's biggest Willie Cauley-Stein fan and he has the tattoo to prove it.

Back to the Finish Line |
#Longform! One year after terror struck the Boston Marathon, the city resumed its Patriots' Day traditions with a new understanding of strength and purpose.