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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for August 14, 2014

Daily links, today featuring Booth blending in, Randy Foye over Scottie Reynolds, and another football player comes out.

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Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation! The #ALSicebucketchallenge has officially hit the Main Line, and Jay Wright's clock is ticking courtesy of our new favorite assistant coach Ashley Howard. You can see the carnage here, and you'll find bonus footage of Mikal Bridges and Josh Hart.

And in Bridges case, I can't wait for the comments on that post to turn into an argument analysis over how he's progressing in the strength and conditioning program. Shouldn't get ugly at all.

And now, the "news."

Freshman Booth fitting into Villanova hoop program |
Phil Booth Jr. is taking to the Main Line the lessons he learned from his Philly-native, basketball-playing dad.

Best Villanova Player of the 2000s: Randy Foye | Big East Coast Bias
It was a close battle between him and Scottie Reynolds, but in the end, Randy Foye gets my vote as the best Villanova basketball player of the 2000s.

USA Basketball Fantasy Camp unites hoop heads in Las Vegas | ESPN Los Angeles
Jay Wright goes to fantasy camp...his whole life is a fantasy camp!

Inside Villanova Basketball with Jay Wright gets regional Emmy award nomination |
Inside Villanova Basketball with Jay Wright produced by Wipe Out Productions picked up a Mid-Atlantic Emmy award nomination for its work in 2013-14.

Wildcats Welcome Trio of Newcomers | Villanova University Official Athletic Site
The Villanova Wildcats officially introduced three more newcomers to join previously announced addition Christopher Bared. Lucas Hodges, Kieran McCarthy and Drew Stanko are now officially in the fold.

Autonomous NCAA schools may open doors wider for agents | USA TODAY
The onus now shifts to athletics directors and conference commissioners to formulate an autonomy agenda that can be implemented beginning next year.

Big Ten & SEC Men’s Hoops Doubleheader Highlight ESPN Super Tuesday | ESPN MediaZone
ESPN’s 2015 Super Tuesday schedule – showcasing a game from the Big Ten and SEC each Tuesday – will matchup top teams in the nation beginning January 6.

Amar Alibegovic commits to St. John's | Big East Coast Bias
Steve Lavin and the Red Storm got a commitment on Wednesday from a 6-foot-9 forward from Bosnia.

Arizona basketball releases new uniforms | Arizona Desert Swarm
Nike released new Arizona basketball jerseys and pants, complete with an alternate look. It's about time for a Villanova Uni Refresh... could they be on the same Nike template?

Arizona State football offensive lineman Chip Sarafin comes out as gay | Outsports
He's believed to be the first publicly gay major division college football player.