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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for April 22, 2015

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It's Wednesday and the week is half over.

Here are today's Villanova News from the interweb...

Marcus and Markieff Morris charged with felony aggravated assault | SBNation.com
The Suns forwards were charged for their role in an alleged incident outside a local rec club. They could have been 'Novans...

Fixing The NIT Season Tip-Off: A Proposal | Blogging the Bracket
The days of the 16-team NIT Season Tip-Off are now in the past. How can the NCAA differentiate this tournament from the rest of November's exempt events? Chris Dobbertean has an intriguing idea.

Villanova.com Head Coach Gina Procaccio To Be Inducted to Penn Relays Wall of Fame - Official Athletic Site Official Athletic Site - Women's Track
Wildcats head coach Gina Procaccio is receiving due recognition for her career achievements as both an athlete and a head coach. Procaccio was inducted into the Delaware County Athletes Hall of Fame on Sunday night and will also be inducted to the Penn Relays Wall of Fame this week.

Dorothy Brown says the law school crisis is hurting top schools - Business Insider
Perhaps Villanova will be the first to close down it's scandal-diminished law school and redirect that part of the budget toward athletics? Just kidding, Fr. Donohue -- I'm sure the engineering school would like some extra funding, though, and I'm sure we can make use of that shiny new building.

Report: Georgetown to face Maryland in the Big East-Big Ten Challenge | Casual Hoya
There will be at least one marquee matchup in the Gavitt Games.

Villanova fields strong teams as they head to Penn Relays | Daily News
Men's squad confident of competing in prime events; women defending champs in DMR, 4x800 and mile relay.

Pat vs. Philly: Women's Softball | Philly.com
In this episode of Pat vs. Philly: philly.com's Pat Gallen tries his luck at women's softball with the help of junior pitcher Kate Poppe.

Time-Lapse Rise of the NYC skyline... | NYTimes.com
An imposingly realistic vision of the old 1 World Trade Center, the ultimately doomed north tower, will begin appearing next month in a most unlikely place: the five special elevators servicing the observatory atop the new 1 World Trade Center. Pretty damn cool.

Why law schools are losing relevance — and how they’re trying to win it back | The Washington Post
Some say schools have been too slow to react to the seismic shift in legal education and are setting themselves up to fail. Emory University School of Law professor Dorothy Brown predicted that a top law school would close in three years if institutions maintained the status quo. John Gotanda, dean of the Villanova University School of Law, said the school is now requiring students to take a course on the economics of a law firm in case they decide to start their own practice.

St. John’s Lands Missouri State Transfer Ron Mvouika | ZagsBlog.com
St. John’s has landed a commitment from Missouri State transfer Ron Mvouika, a 6-6 shooter from Paris via Huntington (W.V.) Prep and Sheridan (WY) College. He has one year of eligibility and will be available immediately.

Playing catch up: University leaders without sports experience aren’t as equipped to deal with strategy, scandal | Slate
This week, the University of Miami tapped the dean of public health at Harvard and former minister of health for Mexico as its sixth president. In many ways the choice appears spot-on, during a time when Miami is trying to strengthen its medical program and expand its reach in Latin America. Yet when it comes to National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I sports—the arena in which Miami is perhaps best known, and not always favorably—the 61-year-old Julio Frenk will face a steep learning curve.

Steve Spurrier says Joe Paterno got a terrible deal at Penn State | Nittany Lions Den
In an interview with The State, Spurrier was asked to look back 20 years at his thoughts about coaches coaching in their 70s. Florida State’s Bobby Bowden and Paterno, obviously, came up in his response. In it Spurrier notes it was “unfortunate” the way the Paterno era came to an end and he thinks it could have been handled differently.

Villanova will be going all out at Franklin Field for Penn Relays | DelcoTimes
You think of the Penn Relays and the first team that comes to mind is Villanova. With 91 titles on the men’s side, 36 more than the host school, Penn, which is second, the reputation is earned.

Villanova University artists compete in Earth Day cup-design contest
Villanova University students, faculty, and staff stretched their creative muscles - and helped the planet - in an design contest for a reusable coffee cup.

In the FCS Huddle: FCS matchups we'd like to see | WeAreCentralPA.com
It is hard enough to get some FCS programs to play risky out-of-conference matchups, so it's really bad when the unbalanced scheduling of bigger conferences prevent key games from happening. Villanova is mentioned twice.

Georgetown, Butler and Marquette remain as potential opponents for Maryland in 2015 Gavitt Tipoff Games | Testudo Times
What Big East school could Maryland face in the inaugural event? Georgetown is the obvious choice but beyond the Hoyas, the options are a bit underwhelming.

Marshall Henderson waited 2 years to revenge-tweet Erin Andrews - SBNation.com
This is the best Twitter Long Play since DeMarcus Cousins' five-year wait to zing Clay Travis.

Adam Jones Flawlessly Reacts To Red Sox Fans Talking About His Mom
I need to call my mom. Apparently, she’s in Boston, from a few fans’ comments. So, I’m going to call my mom and see if she’s in Boston. I didn’t know, I would love to have dinner with her.

Schizophrenic SportsCenter puts ESPN's identity crisis on full display
(By comparison, Fox Sports Live actually hit Tebow quicker than ESPN did, 11 minutes into the program.  The segment on Tebow featuring a taped hit from insider Mike Garafolo lasted 1:49.)