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To all the Villanova Student, Friends, Families, and Fans-

The Staff here at VU Hoops would like to extend our wishes to you for a fantastic Independence Day Weekend!

Have fun, be safe with those fireworks, and make sure to stay hydrated.

Here are some links from the weekend...

What Coastal Carolina's NCAA Baseball National Championship Means for Sun Belt Football - Underdog Dynasty
The Sun Belt just added a legitimate national champion. Who's next? Alabama? Villanova? Hell, let's haul in Frozen Four champion North Dakota while we're at it.

Conference USA Basketball Could Not Breathe Freely | Today's U
A similar account could chronicle Conference USA basketball. C-USA may not draw ratings, but the story line reads about the same. The Big East and Conference USA still exist, though both are a shadow of their heydays from decades past. The Big East’s demise was brought about by football expansion, but Conference USA suffered a double-whammy of football and basketball expansion factors.

Highly touted point guard Jahvon Quinerly talks recent visits | Scout ($$)
Jahvon Quinerly is an old school point guard who is a throwback to when the position was about disturbing. With that he fits in quite well at the Steph Curry Select Camp, and has attracted the attention of some of the most respected coaches in college basketball.

Evaluation: Four-star Villanova signee Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree - Basketball Recruiting - Scout
Jay Wright, Villanova added a pledge from Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree in the spring. What are the defending National Champions getting? Scout takes a look at the four-star prospect from Philadelphia. BIG EAST Hosts SAAC Summer Meetings - Official Athletic Site
The Student-athletes met to discuss important NCAA and BIG EAST Conference matters, while also hearing from various speakers, which included former student-athletes. The SAAC representatives also participated in a service activity with the Special Olympics of Chicago.

Waynesboro's Forrest Rhyne commits to Villanova
After piling up 151 tackles, including 51 solo tackles and 33 for a loss, during his junior year, Waynesboro linebacker Rhyne was named to the Pennsylvania Football Writers' All-State Team.

What are your plans for the bonus day of this long weekend?