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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for April 3, 2014

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring reloading next year, coaching salaries, and a big agent scandal.

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Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation! I know you're all missing 'Nova hoops, but if there was ever a time to get behind the lacrosse team, it's now. They've got a massive home game against Denver on Friday night that will air on CBS Sports Network.

So if you can't make it to Villanova Stadium, at the very least tune in!

And now, the "news."

Villanova wants to erase sting of NCAA tourney loss |
Despite reaching the Big Dance, coach Jay Wright knows that some will judge the Wildcats by how much they fell short.

Salaries for every 2014 NCAA Tournament Coach
Jay Wright checks in at #13 in the field of 68. Coach K earns $9.7M, which is about $1.5M short of being what Rick Pitino and John Calipari make, combined. Only three of the Top-25 come from outside the Power-5.

Villanova Won As 8 Seed |
There goes the Hartford Courant, trying to report that the Huskies' run as unprecedented . Thank you Kevin Wojcik, from Glastonbury, CT.

Softball: Sitzman Helps Wildcats Shutout Marist, 5-0 | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Behind a dominant performance by starter Kaity Sitzman, the Villanova softball team (10-17, 0-3 BIG EAST) sweeps its two game series against Marist as the Wildcats shutout the Red Foxes 5-0 Tuesday afternoon at the Villanova Softball Complex on Pike Field.

LoCascio Named 2014 Senior CLASS Award Finalist | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
Villanova men's lacrosse senior captain John LoCascio (Fairfield, N.J.) has been named one of 10 lacrosse student-athletes as a finalist for the 2014 Senior Class Award, as announced by the organization on Wednesday afternoon. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence - community, classroom, character and competition.

Markus Kennedy key to SMU’s NIT run | Dallas Morning News
Markus Kennedy returned to the northeast with a vengeance. The Villanova transfer was dominant in the paint and led SMU with 21 points and nine rebounds in the 65-59 win over Clemson. When starting center Yanick Moreira went down early in the season, Kennedy stepped up and developed into one of the premier big men in the conference.

Villanova Theatre shines ‘The Light in the Piazza’ in the season’s final production | Montgomery News
Villanova Theatre shines ‘The Light in the Piazza’ in the season’s final production - Can love conquer all? That’s a question happily explored in the musical "The Light in the Piazza." The show shines bright on the Villanova University stage through April 13.

Spurned agent alleges he paid Tyler Honeycutt at UCLA |
Leaving the sports-representation business behind, Noah Lookofsky reveals intimate details of a three-year relationship with former UCLA basketball standout Tyler Honeycutt and alleges he paid more than $50k to the then-college player and his family. Great work by SB Nation to reveal this story.