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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for January 30, 2015

Daily Villanova links.

TGIF, 'Nova Nation! At long last, the second straight dreaded long week is over, and we can all return to our irrational behavior tomorrow when the 'Cats take on DePaul. After that it's a pretty daunting (but awesome) Wednesday-Saturday schedule for two straight weeks with the return home game against Seton Hall tacked on a Monday night at the end. So no room to complain.

Stay safe this weekend, and go 'Cats!

And now, the "news."

WE still love you Ty (H/T youngBUCK)

Love for basketball permeates ’Nova culture | The Villanovan
It’s no secret that Villanova basketball has one of the best fan sections in the nation, especially this season when the Wildcats are ranked seventh in the nation.

Jay Bilas: This over-the-back call as the worst in the history of college basketball

Jack Curran Named to Men's Lacrosse Preseason All-BIG EAST Team |
Essentially, Jack is now the #1 bro in our hearts this spring.

Men's Track & Field to Face Top Competition at Penn State National |
The men, who checked in at #14 in the latest national polls, are off to their first big meet of the indoor season.

Duo from Villanova Join the Generals | Summer Baseball Insider
With the 2015 Texas Collegiate League season right around the corner, the Victoria Generals have signed the first players from Villanova in team history. Adam Goss, a junior outfielder and Kevin Jewitt, a junior infielder will join the club as they take the field this Summer.

Rasheed Sulaimon Dismissed by Duke
"Rasheed has been unable to consistently live up to the standards required to be a member of our program," Krzyzewski said, per Adam Rowe of 247Sports. "It is a privilege to represent Duke University, and with that privilege comes the responsibility to conduct oneself in a certain manner. After Rasheed repeatedly struggled to meet the necessary obligations, it became apparent that it was time to dismiss him from the program."