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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for January 13, 2015

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Poll Attacks: You have Villanova and Arizona in the wrong order |
Villanova is five spots higher than Arizona in KenPom, six spots higher than Arizona in the RPI, seven spots higher than Arizona in the Sagarin ratings, and two full seed-lines higher than Arizona in Jerry Palm's latest Bracketology.

2015 College Lacrosse Preview: Big East Outlook | College Crosse
Denver is the known quantity. Otherwise, the league is wrapped in questions.

What we learned: Butler beats Big East rival -
“There has been an influx of talent in our league. There are a lot of teams with impact freshmen. It's a bear. It's hard to win on the road. Hell, it's hard to win at home.”

Tai Wynyard Visiting Kentucky; Villanova, Texas Up Next |
ai Wynyard is a 16-year-old 2016 power forward from New Zealand who is on Kentucky’s campus now, and will trip to Villanova and Texas later this week. Isaac Humphries is the Australian 7-footer whom Calipari saw last week.

Big East Big Five: Week 10 | Anonymous Eagle
Sometimes the schedules just work out in your favor and it's very easy to figure out what the top games of the week are.

Syracuse Basketball: Chris McCullough's Season Over With Torn ACL | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Worst-case scenario for the freshman phenom and the Orange will look to fill his role ASAP.

Latest update of Joe Lunardi's Bracket Math | ESPN ($ubscriber)
[$$] Joe Lunardi breaks down the latest NCAA tournament bracket projections, with Kentucky remaining as the No. 1 overall team. He also now has Villanova as a No. 1 seed following Wisconsin's loss to Rutgers.

Bracket Watch: Villanova replaces Wisconsin on top line |
Villanova replaces Wisconsin as a No. 1 seed in's most recent Bracket Watch.

Armour: From 24 teams to 1, FCS knows about playoffs | USA Today
"I played at the FBS (level), and I can honestly say the only difference between FBS and FCS is depth," said Redbirds defensive end David Perkins, who transferred to Illinois State from Ohio State.

World Soccer Ballon d'Or 2014 results |
Here's a rundown of the World Soccer awards winners.