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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for September 3, 2014

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Daily Villanova links.

Huuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaay! This short week is really screwing me up. I spent all day yesterday booking meetings, then re-booking them minutes later because I was screwing up the days. We should just switch to 4 day work weeks as a permanent solution.

Today, we'll have our weekly Olympic sports roundup, some more Jalen Brunson analysis, and don't forget about the big Augustinian Army meeting tonight if you're on campus. They're revamping how the student section will operate, and if you're on campus and don't attend, you better have a good reason.

And now, the "news."

1971 Jack Kraft interview | Texas Archive
In recognition of Coach Kraft's passing, Ed found the attached video that includes an interview with Jack Kraft before the Western Kentucky game on Villanova's march to the 1971 NCAA finals. Kraft is interviewed at the 6:35 mark in the video.

ACC will not punish Syracuse QB Hunt for punching Villanova player | CollegeFootballTalk
Syracuse got by FCS power Villanova in a Friday night season-opener, but had to do so following the ejection of starting quarterback Terrel Hunt. Hunt was ejected from the football game after throwing a punch on the ground to Villanova linebacker Dillon Lucas.

Former BYU star Matt Carlino may be pivotal for Marquette this season | Big East Coast Bias
BYU transfer Matt Carlino will help usher in a new era of Marquette basketball, even if it's only for one year.

College of Charleston hires Earl Grant as head coach | SBNation.com
The Clemson assistant takes over for Doug Wojcik. This job is a gold mine, by the way. If you've been to Charleston, you know what I'm talking about.

Ohio State tight end Marcus Baugh suspended for Buckeyes' first two games for 'stuff' | cleveland.com
Ohio State tight end suspended for two games; when asked about why, Urban Meyer says: "Stuff."

Miami Herald won’t cover FIU football opener after credential for beat reporter is denied | MiamiHerald.com
FIU has denied football credentials to its only beat reporter. Let's build a program, guys!

Wes Welker had a hell of a Kentucky Derby, suspended 4 games | SBNation.com
Wes Welker reportedly popped molly at the Kentucky Derby. Let us remember that Wes Welker had a great time at the Kentucky Derby.

Seven Questions with ESPN’s Samantha Ponder | Your Hub for Southern Culture
“Charles Barkley is always a good interview because he’s honest. I also have a lot of things I’d want to talk about with Vince Young … and Aaron Hernandez … and my husband [Christian Ponder]. All for different reasons, of course. (My husband made me say that.)”