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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for May 27, 2014

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Daily 'Nova links, today featuring Bucci's shot, a surprise Big East transfer, and a reminder that when Floyd Mayweather is involved, all bets are off.

Happy Tuesday, 'Nova Nation! I've arrived safely in Hilton Head, SC for a mini-vacation my bride to be to see her mother after spending roughly 15 hours in the car with both of them to get here. Actually not as bad as you are probably thinking that ride was. I discovered that if you just leave the Grateful Dead channel on Sirius XM women tend to fall asleep.

The next week or so however...Lord, beer me strength.

And now, the "news."

Beaver's Bucci getting his shot at NFL | Timesonline.com
Even if he wasn’t always sure he had the skill to play in the NFL, Josh Bucci knew he had the requisite size and intellect to succeed at the game’s highest level.

PC’s Josh Fortune to transfer | Providence Journal
In what can only be termed a puzzling development Josh Fortune, a two-year starter on the Providence College basketball team, has decided to transfer.

Sportscaster Don Tollefson may be about to hit a new low | Philly.com
On a Monday afternoon in March 2008, Don Tollefson left his Montgomery County home for Villanova University, where the Fox 29 sportscaster planned to report on a Wildcats win in the NCAA men's basketball tournament . . .

Closure for some conference craziness | KTVB.COM Boise
Boise State and the AAC "are scheduled to meet June 6 in Chicago to try to finish ironing out the Broncos’ suit and the conference’s countersuit.  TCU did pay its $5 million exit fee, but that was before the Big East disintegrated into the American Athletic Conference.

Floyd Mayweather and T.I. reportedly brawled at a Fatburger in Las Vegas, because of course | SBNation.com
No ring was available, so Mayweather and T.I. got down at a burger place.