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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for May 30, 2014

Daily 'Nova links, today featuring academic scholarships, volleyball staff changes, and a 'smart' basketball.

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And now, the "news."

Villanovans Earn Numerous National Scholarships and Awards |
A full list of the sharpest tools in the shed on the Main Line. Congrats all!

Ryan Sullivan Joins Volleyball Coaching Staff | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
After spending the past two seasons on the coaching staff at Indiana, Ryan Sullivan makes his way to the Main Line to join head coach Josh Steinbach and assistant Amy Pauly on the Villanova coaching staff.

McDermott chose senior year, beat the system |
Doug McDermott had already played his way into the first round of the 2013 draft and a guaranteed contract, would have started the clock on the real money that comes after the rookie scale, would have the safety net of at least one rich deal in hand if he got hurt, and could have avoided the tougher competition and risk of being exposed as the Bluejays stepped up in from the Missouri Valley Conference to the Big East. He was surrounded by sensible reasons to leave Creighton a year ago, after his junior season.

Modernized Cintas Center will drive XU sports |
Xavier University has a plan in place to break even or profit from athletics and an update of the Cintas Center on-campus arena is a key component of that vision. Will Villanova be able to accomplish a similar result?

PHOTO: ACC reveals its new logo
The ACC has a new logo and it really wants you to see it.

Digits: Will a Smart Basketball Score You Points? | Wall Street Journal

This segment starts at the 3:11 mark of the video

Ole Miss coach Andy Kennedy wants to do away with fouling out | The Dagger - Yahoo Sports
"Kennedy proposed unlimited fouls for players but with a catch. Instead of fouling out with the fifth foul in a game, players could remain in the game but each subsequent foul by that player would give the other team two free throws and possession."