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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for April 25, 2014

Daily Villanova Wildcats, today featuring DMR champs, Delaney's weekend action, and the NCAA can't stay out of its own way.

TGIF! And what a Friday it is after the Villanova women continued their legacy with a third straight DMR win at the Penn Relays. It just feels good to be better than everything else at something. One day, that something will be basketball again.

One day.

And now, the "news."

Men's Track Set For 120th Penn Relays This Week at Franklin Field | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
This week at Franklin Field the Villanova men's track &field team will compete in the 120th Penn Relays, the world's oldest and largest track relay meet. The famed event is a defining part of the Wildcats incredible track & field history and Villanova has won more titles over the years than any other collegiate program.

Hoop Group Pitt Jam Fest Preview | City of Basketball Love
Tim Delaney will be in action this week in Pittsburgh with the WE-R-1 AAU program.

Baseball: Wildcats Edged by Saint Joseph's, 7-6, at Blustery Ballpark at Plymouth | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Amidst howling winds that affected the game from start to finish Villanova (12-25) took on local foe Saint Joseph's (23-10) for the fourth time this season and was narrowly defeated by a 7-6 final at the Villanova Ballpark at Plymouth on Wednesday afternoon. The scoring was back and forth through the early and middle innings but the Hawks broke a 6-6 tie with an unearned run in the top of the sixth inning and successfully clung to the one-run margin the rest of the way.

Softball: Leopards Claw Past Wildcats for Doubleheader Victory | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Kate Poppe registers career strikeout number 500, Sierra McConnell homers and Natalia Segovia notches a pair of multi-hit performances but the Villanova softball team (17-28, 5-10 BIG EAST) is unable to triumph as Lafayette (10-29) takes both games of a doubleheader Wednesday afternoon at the Villanova softball Complex.

Women's Tennis: #9 Villanova Dominates #8 Providence to Advance to BIG EAST Quarterfinals | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Down 1-0 heading into singles action, the No. 9 Villanova women's tennis team remained calm and collective to stay grounded and tune in its best performance of the season, taking down higher seeded No. 8 Providence 5-1 in the first round of the BIG EAST Championship on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center courts in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

NBA draft collusion is only asking for more trouble for NCAA |
Already dealing with antitrust lawsuits, the NCAA cannot afford to become involved in the NBA Draft process.