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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news & links for June 1, 2015

Daily Villanova links.

Happy Monday, 'Nova Nation! I'm back on the road all through next weekend, so I won't be checking in too much except for these daily posts and perhaps a little bit in the dicussion. Hope everyone is doing well so far this summer!

And now, the "news."

Did Jay Wright consider recruiting a 270-lb Offensive Lineman? | The Morning Call
"Last January, while recruiting an Exeter basketball player, Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright was impressed with Menet's skills. Wright asked Legath to keep him informed of Menet's decision."

Against All Odds: The Inspiring Story of Tony Chennault | The Source
Tony Chennault‘s story is similar in its abrupt nature, but tragedy struck his life in a way that nearly left him no choice.

Villanova's 'Crying Piccolo Girl' Gets Immortalized With Bobblehead Doll | ESPN
If you've been looking for a way to always remember Roxanne Chalifoux's brush with viral fame, it might just be your lucky day.

The financials for major college sports do not favor UConn and the American Athletic Conference | Hartford Courant
Championships. Diplomas. That's what Manuel insists that he and UConn are about. Across the board, UConn was impressive in the APR numbers released the other day. But none more impressive than the perfect 1,000 score by the men's basketball team for the second straight year (2012-13 and 2013-14).

300-Pound College Pitcher Takes Internet By Storm | Deadspin
St. Thomas (Miami) pitcher Ben Ancheff got the whole Internet talking last night after starting in the Bobcats’ NAIA World Series game in Idaho last night against Lewis-Clark State. But it wasn’t his 5.40 ERA or his unimpressive 3-2 record that blew everybody’s heads off; it was his girth. So much girth. Look at this f*ckin' guy!

Let's Help Georgetown Design Their New Basketball Court | Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
It's time to help those who cannot help themselves.

College has become a big, costly scam | New Hampshire
Why go to college these days?

'Best' Philly cheesesteak not from Philly? | Philly
Anthony Bourdain opines that the best cheesesteak in the Philadelphia area "might well come" from New Jersey.