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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for June 4, 2014

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Daily 'Nova links, today featuring Hilliard's senior swansong, Chambers fighting for a cure, and the NCAA COO is outta here.

Huuuuuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaaaay! I got to thinking yesterday after some healthy debate in the comments - does it make sense to spend tens of millions of dollars renovating the Pavilion if we're not going to make it bigger? Does it make sense to try and find a way to play more games in Philadelphia?

I've long been a proponent to upgrade the Pavilion, but what does that really mean? Is bigger better? Is nicer better? Sound off - I can likely be swayed any which way at this point.

And now, the "news."

As Hilliard's Senior Year Approaches, He Knows Where To Look For Inspiration | Villanova Official Athletic Site
Darrun Hilliard has leaned on older teammates like Mouphtaou Yarou and James Bell over the first three years of his Villanova career. Now he will be one of those asked to point the way as a Wildcats' senior.

Baseball: Czinege and Meurer Receive Big 5 Honors | Villanova Official Athletic Site
Freshman second baseman Todd Czinege (Overland Park, Kan.) and senior relief pitcher Matt Meurer (Katy, Texas) each were recognized by the Big 5.

Never-ending fight against cancer a personal one for Penn State's Patrick Chambers | CollegeBasketballTalk
Friday's Coaches vs. Cancer golf event at Penn State was an especially personal affair for head coach Patrick Chambers, a former Jay Wright assistant on the Wildcats' 2009 Final Four team.

Sources: NCAA COO Jim Isch leaving the organization | Yahoo! Sports
Jim Isch, the NCAA's No. 2 leader under president Mark Emmert, will depart in the coming months.

All is lost: In the series finale of NBA Y2K, we bear witness to the slow, miserable death of basketball | SBNation.com
I tend to forget how much fun video games can be, and then Jon Bois comes along and reminds me.

The SB Nation and KICKTV World Cup preview | SBNation.com
Join SB Nation's Matt Ufford, former U.S. international Jimmy Conrad, and Rachel Bonetta of KICKTV and Toronto FC TV for a full breakdown of the USA's roster, interviews with members of the USMNT, analysis from SB Nation soccer editors and more.