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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news and links for May 25, 2015

Daily Villanova links.

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Happy Memorial Day, 'Nova Nation! Take a moment today to appreciate all those who gave their lives defending our freedom - while I personally don't know anyone who has fallen during service, I'm sure many of you do. As always, stories are welcome in the comments.

And now, the "news."

'Caturday: SS Villanova Victory | Falvey Memorial Library
Your first thought might have been of a football game when seeing the title of this blog post. It’s not about a win by a Villanova Wildcats team, but instead refers to the S. S. Villanova Victory’s contribution to the war effort.

Rysheed Jordan: academically ineligible? | Rumble In The Garden
Major ouch for St. John's if he can't get eligible over the summer, but Chris Mullin needs to change how things operate in Queens.

Putting UVa's two-year basketball run in context | Daily Press
Over past two seasons, the Cavaliers rank seventh overall, third among power five conference programs behind only Arizona and Kentucky.

You will come to hate Stephen Curry |
Stephen Curry is becoming the most shameless gunner in the NBA, and it's beautiful.

Juan Pablo Montoya wins the 2015 Indianapolis 500 |
It was Montoya's second win in the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing."

Traces of Hershey's model town live on in Cuba |
But appreciation for the amenities he brought to Cuba from 1918, when the mill opened, until 1946, when he sold his Cuba holdings to sugar magnate Julio Lobo, remains high.

‘Silicon Valley’ star Zach Woods: ‘Philadelphia’s kind of a racist city’ that ‘throws batteries at Santa Claus |
Artie Lange made headlines over the weekend with his recent slam of the Eagles and Philly sports fans in general, but now a similar dig has come from a more unexpected source: "Silicon Valley" star and Trenton native Zach Woods.