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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for February 16, 2015

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Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! And a happy GAMEDAY as well! Tonight, we dine in hell and get our revenge on The Hall. Seriously, it wouldn't surprise me to see Villanova win by 20+. That's how locked in this team is (and to be fair, how much of a dumpster fire the Pirates are right now).

See you in the game thread!

And now, the "news."

Bryan Caver recalls Seton Hall's last win at Villanova |
"It was February 26, 1994. Bill Clinton was midway through his first term in the White House. Seton Hall students were just getting access to this thing called email. If you wanted to send a text message, you scribbled it down and passed the note."

Seton Hall-Villanova Preview | FOX Sports
After senior Darrun Hilliard completed the best game of his career with the winning shot that gave Villanova a more comfortable lead atop the Big East, he couldn't help but remember the disappointment he felt after failing to deliver against Seton Hall six weeks earlier.

Odds stacked against the Hall as they look to beat Wildcats for third straight time | South Orange Juice
Seton Hall's NCAA chances are quickly evaporating going into a venue they haven't won in since 1994.

Darrun Hilliard's game-winner shows 'Nova is legit, but questions remain | Yahoo Sports
Villanova's versatility was on full display in its win over Butler, but will the Wildcats show up in March?

Villanova-Butler lives up to the hype, but now what? | IndyStar
Big games rarely live up to the hype that precedes them. This is of particular note today because the week's worth of hype surrounding No. 18

Darrun Hilliard, Villanova Wildcats remain underrated | ESPN ($)
John Gasaway explains why the Villanova Wildcats and Darrun Hilliard are still underrated. Plus, a look at SMU's tough schedule, Virginia's struggles and more.

3-point shot: Villanova's Darrun Hilliard is Andy Katz' player of week | ESPN
Andy Katz hands out awards for the player and team of the week, and he gives a nod to a couple impressive performances.

Gordon explains his decision to step down as La Salle's football coach |
Drew Gordon had a stellar run in nine seasons as La Salle's football coach, guiding the Explorers to six Catholic League championships, including five straight from 2008 to 2012, and a PIAA Class AAAA state crown.

Butler's Andrew Chrabascz to be sidelined weeks by fractured hand |
Butler sophomore Andrew Chrabascz suffered a broken hand in Saturday's loss to Villanova and will be sidelined 2-to-4 weeks, a source told on Sunday.

Road woes: Mississippi State has emergency landing after engine failure; Scorpion sting stalls Oregon State flight | CollegeBasketballTalk
Some strange travel mishaps slowed down Mississippi State and Oregon State on Saturday night.