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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for January 28, 2015

Daily Villanova links.

Huuuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaaay! I'm on my way to New York City for the rest of the week, so I'll be sparse around these parts while I catch up on matters in the office. But let's be honest, you're in better hands with Mike and Brian anyways.

And now, the "news."

Villanova's Hart says he'll never stop hustling | Philadelphia Inquirer
It's a wonder Villanova forward Josh Hart did not become a baseball player growing up. His father, Moses, was the nephew of the late Elston Howard, the former New York Yankees catcher and 1963 American League MVP, and was "really into baseball," Hart said.

College Basketball Power Rankings | ESPN
The Worldwide Leader's college basketball experts rank the nation's 25 best teams. 'Nova at #8.

Caroline Coyer named to the Big East Honor Roll |
Villanova University junior guard Caroline Coyer (Oak Hill, Va.) has been named to the Big East Women's Basketball Weekly Honor Roll. Coyer earns the recognition for her play in three games last week. She went off in a huge win against St. John's, in particular.

Why Pitt Basketball is struggling to schedule powerful non-conference opponents | isportsweb
Pitt basketball faces immense struggles in scheduling its old Big East foes after leaving the conference. There are a number of reasons why.

Proposed law could have huge impact on JMU athletics, other VA college programs | News Leader
James Madison has been considering jumping to Division I. This would place a huge obstacle in the way as JMU's athletics program is highly subsidized. A total of 78.81 percent of the school's athletic budget comes from student fees or state contributions. It would be next to impossible for the Dukes to move to Division I if this bill becomes law.

WAKE AND UNC SMASH SPACE & TIME | Every Day Should Be Saturday
You may read this news and laugh. Two conference teams schedule a non-conference home and home? And two not very good ACC teams at that? What a ridiculous sports thing! But hold that thought and consider the ramification for not just our world, or solar system, or galaxy. This has implications on a universal level...