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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for May 6, 2014

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Daily Villanova Wildcats links, today featuring the Big Ten moving east, women's basketball banquet, an being punished for doing something good.

Happy Tuesday, VU Hoopsters! With the news that the Big East and Big Ten will play an early-season challenge starting in 2015, I got to thinking yesterday about which of those schools I respect and which of those I don't. Past Rutgers, it's actually a conference that's full of quality programs.

This feels like an easy one for NovaRaptor, and I just might need him to sort it out for us. Where are you at buddy? Get out of the sun and in to your computer for some #analysis.

And now, the "news."

Washington D.C.'s Verizon Center to host Big Ten tourney in 2017 | ESPN
The Big Ten will take its men's basketball tournament to Washington D.C.'s Verizon Center in 2017, following up on adding Maryland and Rutgers with the sole purpose of pushing its brand into major eastern markets.

Women's Basketball Holds Annual Banquet | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
The Villanova University women's basketball program said good bye to the senior members of the team at the annual banquet held on Sunday, May 4. The event was held on campus at the Connelly Center.

Cristiano Ronaldo does his best Zlatan impression with absurd goal | SBNation.com
You're not supposed to be able to score goals like that. Nobody is.

High school Baseball player benched for growing his hair, to donate to cancer charity | SBNation.com
Benching a teenager trying to help a cancer charity is a bad choice.

Craig Robinson fired by Oregon State, according to report | SBNation.com
Man we're really struggling for news today.