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Villanova Basketball News: Recruiting, Rivals, and Recognition

Can St. John's be a rival for Villanova anytime soon?

Lots to get to and the morning's already half way over!  As we get into the late spring/summer months, we'll do our best to post our Arizin articles as often as there's news to talk about.  Feel free to add any other articles you find in the comments below!  In today's "news", Villanova is breaking records with sports awards, Brunson makes a list of player rivalries, and more check-ins with 2018 recruits.  Enjoy!

Villanova Earns Record 15 APR Public Recognition Awards |
Villanova student-athletes continue to excel in the classroom at a record pace. In the newest reveal of NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) data on Wednesday afternoon, the Wildcats had a record 15 programs earn public recognition awards for ranking in the top 10 percent of their sport nationwide. The latest data spans the 2012-13 through 2015-16 academic years and marks the second straight year that Villanova has had a record number of teams recognized for their multi-year APR scores.

Potential Player Rivalries To Keep An Eye On In 2017-18 | Fanrag Sports
Rivalries in college basketball are mostly limited to school versus school and/or coach versus coach. Legitimate player-versus-player...

Catching Up With 4-Star Student-Athlete Cormac Ryan'18 | 247 Sports
6'5" Cormac Ryan'18 is the embodiment of the student-athlete that the NCAA ads try to portray. We discussed the latest in his recruitment and adjustments to the EYBL Circuit

Elijah Weaver talks on the latest with his recruitment | MADE Hoops
No mention of Villanova - cause for concern?

Gonzaga’s Prentiss Hubb is down to four schools, plus more D.C.-area basketball recruiting news | The Washington Post
Villanova, Maryland, Virginia and Notre Dame remain. Hubb just finished an official visit to Notre Dame.