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NCAA Tournament 2016: The Sun's Arizin' and Villanova is headed to the Final Four

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Yeah... we know you can't wait until Monday morning for our Daily Links. Villanova is headed to the Final Four after knocking off top-seed Kansas and we have a Special Easter Sunday edition of The Sun's Arizin. So yeah, it's The Easter Arizin.

Here's how the media handled Villanova's victory.

Villanova no longer haunted by the ghost of tournaments past | ESPN
NCAA tournament flameouts had become Villanova's albatross since a 2009 Final Four trip, but Jay Wright's squad shackled Kansas to change all that.

Final Four matches Oklahoma star Buddy Hield and starless Villanova | ESPN
One team, Oklahoma, has a star. The other, Villanova, has a bunch of guys you probably can't name. Yes, opposites will collide in the Final Four.

Ryan Arcidiacono sends Villanova Wildcats past Kansas Jayhawks | ESPN
Ryan Arcidiacono led a second-half stretch that saw Villanova take the lead for good and sealed the win with four free throws in the last 33 seconds.

Villanova validates and vindicates in Elite Eight victory en route to Final Four | Big East Coast Bias
Maybe the Wildcats' victory didn't validate the Big East, but Jay Wright and 'Nova did the next best thing.

Official on Devonte’ Graham’s fifth foul: He undercut Hart | The Kansas City Star
Kansas guard Devonte Graham fouled out with 34 seconds remaining and the Jayhawks trailing by two. He lost control of the ball, appeared to get it back but was called for the foul.

Villanova's NCAA Tournament Run Has Meant Big Money for the Big East | Casual Hoya
'Nova is earning each BIG EAST school $795k.

No. 2 Villanova, Jay Wright return to the Final Four with win over No. 1 Kansas | CollegeBasketballTalk
Did that monkey hop onto Bill Self's back?

How Jay Wright and Villanova finally broke through to return to the Final Four | Yahoo Sports
After a string of disappointing finishes in the NCAA tournament, the Wildcats took out a powerful Kansas team and are now headed to Houston.

Instant Replay: Villanova beats Kansas, advances to Final Four | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Villanova's 64-59 win over top overall seed Kansas in the Elite 8 sends the Wildcats to Houston for their first Final Four appearance since 2009.

Villanova upsets top-seeded Kansas 64-59 in South final | AP
Beating Kansas, the No. 1 overall seed, required taking the Jayhawks out of their comfort zone while seizing the opportunities that resulted. The Wildcats did both effectively even though it wasn't always pretty, and their reward is a berth in the Final Four.

An ugly win, just as the cool Cats wanted it |
The Final Four, the grandest stage of college basketball, the platform upon which lasting programs and eternal memories are made, was so close for both Villanova and Kansas on Saturday night. Just one game away, then just one half away, then just minutes away.

The Latest: Villanova-Oklahoma on one side, All-ACC on other | AP
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament regional finals between Oregon and Oklahoma in Anaheim, California, and Kansas and Villanova in Louisville, Kentu

No. 2 Villanova downs No. 1 Kansas to win South, reach Final Four |
No. 2 Villanova knocks off No. 1 Kansas to win the South region and advance to the 2016 Final Four

Villanova knocks off Kansas to reach Final Four |
The shots that were falling through the hoop so easily for Villanova during the first three games of the NCAA tournament kept falling off the rim Saturday night, but Ryan Arcidiacono stepped up with the South Regional final on the line and carried the Wildcats into the Final Four.

Kansas crumbles in crazy final minutes, Villanova heads to Final Four |
Villanova led for much of the game, but Kansas kept things interesting all night. It was a questionable foul call at the end of the game that people will be talking about.

Villanova drops Kansas, advances to Final Four | The Boston Globe
Kris Jenkins made two free throws with 13.3 seconds remaining, Jalen Brunson added two more with 3.5 seconds left as Villanova ended Kansas’s 17-game winning streak.

Villanova's Final Four serves as victory for new Big East and old basketball tradition | Sporting News

Villanova, Jay Wright return to the Final Four with win over No. 1 Kansas | NBC Sports
Did that monkey hop onto Bill Self's back?

Villanova knocks out Kansas in thriller to reach Final Four | USA Today
The Wildcats used clutch free-throw shooting to seal the upset.

Arcidiacono finishes off Kansas to lift Villanova into Final Four | Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Ryan Arcidiacono scored seven of his 13 points in the final 7½ minutes to lift Villanova over Kansas and into the Final Four, where they'll face Oklahoma next Saturday.

Perry Ellis is old enough to grasp the end of a brilliant Kansas career

Carino: ACC took the low road to its exalted status | Asbury Park Press
A reminder amid the praise and paeans: The league put four teams into the Elite Eight by poaching the Big East.