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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for January 2, 2015

Daily Villanova links.

TGIF, 'Nova Nation! Pardon our absence yesterday, but it was a long New Year's Eve for the good folks who run the Arizin and I wasn't about to tag anyone else in at 2am when I realized my original plan to put together the links was an absolute pipe dream that would have only resulted in something like Happy 2015, 'Nova Naaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa /falls asleep on the keyboard.

Your 'Cats are back at it tomorrow when they head to The Rock to take on Seton Hall at 12pm ET - keep an eye out for previews today.

And now, the "news."

The 15 best college basketball games of 2014 | CollegeBasketballTalk
Check out 15 great college basketball games from this past year before we head into 2015.

Daily Word: Best in the Big East? | ESPN
The Big East opens league play with three teams in the Top 25. Which is the Big East's best?

Big East preview: League much stronger in second go-around | FOX Sports
FOX Sports Wisconsin's Andrew Gruman previews the Big East season, which starts Wednesday, with a look at each team.

What a year it's going to be | Inquirer Column by Mike Sielski
These things never work out the way you think they will. Go back to Dec. 31, 2013. A fresh year in Philadelphia sports was about to begin, and at the time...

Listen: Morgan State AD Confirms MEAC/SWAC Bowl Game Will Be Played In 2015 | HBCU Sports
The presidents of the MEAC and SWAC member schools have agreed to play in a postseason football bowl game in 2015, according to Morgan State athletics director.

Fifteen unforgettable college basketball moments from 2014 | CollegeBasketballTalk
15 unforgettable moments from college basketball in 2014.

The undisputed best things that happened on the Sports Internet in 2014 |
This list is 100 percent right, and very good.

Wrestler Mark Schultz Hates the ‘Sickening and Insulting Lies’ of ‘Foxcatcher’ | The Daily Beast
The man played by Channing Tatum in ‘Foxcatcher’ really isn’t happy about how he’s portrayed in the film. "I didn't move to Pennsylvania to wrestle for Foxcatcher. I took an assistant coaching job at Villanova."

Motherwell’s match-day posters are utterly glorious
Scottish soccer minnows Motherwell are getting creative in match-day promotion.