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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for January 21, 2015

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Daily Villanova links.

Huuuuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaaay! Now that we're all over Monday's nightmare, we can refocus our energy towards stomping last season's villains, the Creighton Bluejays. They'll probably be sitting at 0-7 after today's matchup at Butler, but McDermott certainly has the blueprint for beating Villanova in his jacket.

Are you confident in our 'Cats ability to rebound on Sunday?

And now, the "news."

Should we trust Villanova basketball this season? | SBNation.com
The Villanova Wildcats are winning and losing in a fashion that's eerily similar to last season's squad. So why should we have more faith in this team than that one?

Bracketology: Villanova down the the 2-line | SBNation.com
Dobber still has 7 Big East teams in - but somewhat surprisingly it's St. John's who made the cut and not DePaul.

John Thompson III wishes Georgetown students hadn't stormed court after Villanova upset | SBNation.com
It's officially court-stormin' debate season, y'all.

Kacie McDonnell no longer engaged to Aaron Murray | Philly.com
Former Fox 29 traffic reporter (and Villanova alumna) Kacie McDonnell is no longer engaged to Kansas City Chiefs backup quarterback Aaron Murray. McDonnell moved from Philadelphia to Kansas City to be with Murray, but now she's back on the market.

NJ.com ranks the top 20 New Jersey high school basketball players since 2000 | NJ.com
A couple Villanova Wildcats made the cut.

Now Bobby Bowden wants his wins back too | CollegeFootballTalk
Vacating victories from a team or coach has always been a silly punishment handed down by the NCAA. You simply cannot just erase history, although you can rewrite it. Wins either happen or they do not. They do not vanish from thin air, as the NCAA would like for you to believe.

High School Team Inbounds While Up Two With 0.6 Seconds Left, Loses | Deadspin
Wayne High School (Neb.) took on Dakota Valley High School (SD) in a non-conference match-up Friday, and the game featured a finish so wild it would make John Havlicek blush. Down three with under ten seconds left, Wayne's Ben Hoskins hit a three to send the game to overtime. That's when things got really weird.

Why Colleges Are Like Cable Companies | The Chronicle of Higher Education
Just like Comcast, institutions offer "low introductory rates" as bait, then raise net prices once the consumer swallows the hook.