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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for March 27, 2015

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Daily Villanova links.

TGIF, 'Nova Nation! Yeah, those games were really hard to watch last night. So I've got two articles coming for you early next week. First, a quick look at next season's roster so we can open the debate about how many minutes, points, etc. each player will be getting.

Then, we'll take a look at recruiting. You all love recruiting, right?

Also, check out this very cool gesture by the late Dean Smith.

And now, the "news."

Idols of March: Dwayne McClain and Villanova play giant killer | Sporting News
It kept coming back to one thing: “We played in the Big East.”

By any definition, Villanova had a sweet basketball season | Delaware County Daily Times
The NCAA Tournament continues Friday in Syracuse, and it will not include Villanova. That’s the cue for the wail. It’s why Jay Wright knew he had to strike first.

The Benefits of Basketball | The Villanovan
Faces of pure disappointment filled campus on Saturday night, March 21, as students saw the Villanova dream of the NCAA championship title tragically come to an end.

Big East: DePaul Needs To Hire Bryce Drew
DePaul is in desperate need of stability at the head coaching job. Bryce Drew is the perfect fit for this spot.

Alabama trustees not answering questions about UAB football documents | AL.com
AL.com made concerted attempts to contact all 17 members of University of Alabama Board of Trustees on Monday and Tuesday in hopes of learning more about documents that show the school had a plan to eliminate its football team in September.

Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes Caught By Hot Mic, Nearly Dies Of Embarrassment
Nigel Hayes has already endeared himself to the world through his adorable obsession with the NCAA tournament stenographer. Now well-versed in the ways of stenography, Hayes spent part of yesterday's press conference learning a valuable lesson about hot mics.