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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for February 18, 2015

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Huuuuuuuump Daaaaaaay! So, Georgetown spanked St. John's pretty good last night. The Hoyas look like a lock for the NCAA Tournament after that win and now St. John's still has some work to do (though Saturday's rivalry game vs. The Hall just got easier). Think the Johnnies can go dancing?

And now, the "news."

Villanova Serves Notice With Romp Over Seton Hall |
Despite being one of the top-ranked teams in the country for the entire season and earning 24 wins, the Wildcats have gone virtually unnoticed.

Leave it to the college guys to handle Monday's incident maturely |
Yes, the Sterling Gibbs-Ryan Arcidiacono incident was ugly -- at least for Gibbs. But the way he addressed it after the game, and the way Arcidiacono accepted his apology, was a pretty cool way to end the night.

What if college hoops rivalry teams got to use their all-time best players? | ESPN
Villanova vs. Georgetown makes the list - debate time!

Scout's Top 100, regardless of class | Scout
Jalen Brunson checks in at #45 on the list and gets high praise. Also, apparently 2016 is a loaded class - Tyus Battle (35). Omari Spellman (61), (Juwan Durham (66) and Rawle Alkins (96) make the list for Villanova targets. Also Mohamed Bamba (55) and Trevon Duval (72) in 2017.

Examining college basketball's scheduling conundrum | USA Today
This is a sport that celebrates its end better than any other, and dominates the sports landscape from Selection Sunday through the Final Four. The sport's leaders pursue ways to get their season start on par with its finish.

Kevin Willard belongs on the hot seat as Seton Hall unravels |
One starting guard walked off the team. Another starting guard is throwing punches. The team is in a five-game losing streak. And this is a media creation?

Withers suspends three from JMU football team, including star cornerback Jimmy Moreland | Reddit
JMU suspended three football players for breaking the team's "core values."

Update: First-year Virginia lacrosse player Mike D'Amario has been found | Streaking The Lawn
After roughly 17 hours, the student has been found and is safe, according to a University spokesperson.

Rivals is now rating 6th graders, so we've made a mockery of it |
Yep, middle schoolers have recruiting profiles now. So Ryan Nanni, Dan Rubenstein and others decided to self-scout the 6th grade versions of themselves.

Oklahoma Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly To Ban Advanced Placement U.S. History | ThinkProgress
This is a real thing, not an article by The Onion.