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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for March 2, 2015

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Daily Villanova links.

Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! Sorry for my disappearance late last week - real jobs stink. I should be around for most of this week though, so if you were having more fun without me I'm basically back here to ruin the party.

The final week of the BIG EAST regular season wraps up with a trip to Creighton and then St. John's comes to town. Your predictions for whether or not 'Nova can match last season's 16-2 conference mark are welcome in the comments. Related: Negative Nancy's are not allowed.

And now, the "news."

Villanova's resume looks every bit like a No. 1 seed | FOX Sports
Villanova has as many RPI Top-50 wins as Kentucky and Duke.

JayVaughn Pinkston’s stunning decision that saved Villanova | New York Post
Jay Wright got the news and immediately sought out JayVaughn Pinkston. This was four years ago last December, the coach receiving the news the school has suspended his star freshman...

Villanova’s Darrun Hilliard emerges as Big East Player Of The Year favorite | CBS Philly
A glance at the Big East stats may not show it, but Villanova guard Darrun Hilliard is having just about as good a season as any player in the conference. And he is coming up big at the best possible time. If this were NBA Jam, the play-by-play announcer might say Hilliard is heating up.

Phil Booth earning his time in Villanova's rotation | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
"Love that kid."

Pinkston 'doing the best he can' to fulfill legal obligations | Philly.com
This whole thing is ridiculous. Stay strong JP.

Jay Wright inducted in to Bucks County chapterof the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame| buckslocalnews.com
A small feather in Coach's hat.

Gus Johnson and Jim Jackson to call Big East Tournament semis and final | Big East Coast Bias
Jim Jackson will fill in for Raftery who will be calling the Big Ten Tournament on CBS.

Villanova Retains Men's and Women's BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Crowns on Frenzied Super Sunday | IGEAST.COM
On the closing day of the 2015 BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships, presented by New York Life at the famed New Balance Track and Field Center at the New York Armory, the excitement was continuous, the action frenzied, the record book was re-written and the tension building as the men's team championship came down to the last few events.