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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wiildcats news and links for April 30, 2014

Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring VICTORY!,

Huuuuuuuuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaaaaay! Mike broke the news yesterday in the comments of the Arizin post, but it's worth mentioning again. While Bill Spingler remains under investigation from the Ethics board (you're #1 in our hearts, Bill - beers on us forever and ever), the Radnor BOC voted against overturning the ordinance allowing Villanova to build. We're back on, folks!

I debated heavily what clip to use below to summarize my feelings, but I felt this captured it best. Everything about it - the desperation, the exhaustion, the screaming. It's perfect.


And now, the "news."

Radnor commissioners vote down Villanova development repeal | Main Line Media News
Well I do know one thing - building a new on-campus arena is going to be damn near impossible to do as long as these Radnorites can get themselves down to a community meeting.

The Goodman Fab 50 - Projecting the 50 best college basketball teams for 2014-15 | ESPN ($)
Jeff Goodman projects and previews his top 50 teams heading into the 2014-15 season, gauging both losses to the NBA draft and incoming recruits. Kentucky leads the way. Villanova at #9. "Jay Wright has his type of guys again, and the Wildcats exceeded all expectations."

Seven lessons learned from the 2014 NCAA Tournament |
The incredibly exciting 2014 NCAA Tournament gave us some of the best college basketball in recent memory. But the lessons to take from it are really more cut-and-dry.

Missouri is swinging big with the hiring of Kim Anderson |
This hire is the exact reason why I'm becoming more and more a fan of Jay Wright running the show at 'Nova until he physically can't anymore. Or maybe we can capture his being like in that movie 'Transcendence?'

Beer Mile World Record Smashed By Canuck | Deadspin
James Nielsen, a two-time NCAA 5,000-meters champion and Canadian, smashed the beer mile world record over the weekend with a time of four minutes, 57 seconds. He is 34.