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The Sun's Arizin: Villanova Wildcats news & links for July 3, 2015

Daily Villanova links.

TGIF, 'Nova Nation! All of us here at VU Hoops hope you have a fun and safe Independence Day this weekend. In my opinion, it's the best holiday of the year celebrating the beginning of our great country. Enjoy!

And now, the "news."

World University Games Features Five Wildcats |
Five Villanova student-athletes are set to represent their respective countries in the 2015 World University games in Gwangju, South Korea beginning July 3rd and culminating on July 14th. Also known as Universiade, the World University Games is the largest international sporting event outside of the Olympics.

Big 5 doubleheader could be in the works |
It is far from finalized, but there is an effort to hold a Big 5 doubleheader at the Palestra with La Salle meeting Temple and St. Joseph’s facing Penn.

Knights ready to join giants of Big 12 | Central Florida Future
It wasn't that long ago that UCF was begging for a spot in the Big East. Now, they're already packing their bags on the off-chance that the Big 12 expands.

List of major college football programs selling alcohol in their stadiums continues to grow | News OK
That's a big list.

Northern Arizona University athlete, Michael DeGroote, killed while vacationing in Alaska | ABC15 Arizona
An athlete at Northern University Arizona died this week while vacationing with family.

Peter Thiel Compares Elite Education to a Night Club With a Long Line | The Atlantic
Top universities claim to benefit everyone, but the value of the degrees they confer is inextricably tied to exclusivity, he argues.

Bloomberg’s ‘The 10 Most Underrated Law Schools’ Is A Terribly Stupid List | Above the Law
In case you got excited about that law school link... completely crapped on that top-10 ranking and took a few shots at Brian's law school alma mater as well. Why not?