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Kyle Lowry steps up with massive gift to Villanova

You da man, Kyle.

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Happy Monday, ‘Nova Nation! ICYMI late yesterday, fan-favorite Kyle Lowry likely scored himself some more points by donating $1 million dollars to Villanova - specifically to the new locker rooms at The Finn that will bear his name.

This is awesome, but what is even more awesome is the new Dana O’Neil story on how this came to be.

And now, the “news.”

With $1 million gift, Kyle Lowry will leave a lasting legacy at Villanova | The Athletic
Kyle Lowry, thank you.

Villanova Receives $1 Million Commitment from Kyle Lowry |
Villanova University has received a $1 million commitment from alumnus and Villanova Basketball great Kyle Lowry--a three-time NBA All-Star guard for the Toronto Raptors and U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist--and his wife, Ayahna, as part of the University's comprehensive capital campaign, For the Greater Great: The Villanova Campaign to Ignite Change.

Harry Purcell Wins 600 Meters at Nittany Lion Challenge |
Junior sprinter Harry Purcell (Dublin, Ireland) showed strong form for early in the season in winning the 600 meters and Villanova tallied several strong performances during the Nittany Lion Challenge held at Horace Ashenfelter III Indoor Track on Saturday afternoon. Athletes from the Wildcats competed in eight individual running events, one relay and four field events in the team’s first meet of the new calendar year.

Ciluffo and McArthur Tally Wins at Nittany Lion Challenge |
Junior middle distance runner Kaley Ciluffo (LeClaire, Iowa) and freshman Rachel McArthur (Bristow, Va.) notched individual victories in the 1000 meters and the 600 meters, respectively, and Villanova got 2018 off to a successful start at the Nittany Lion Challenge on Saturday afternoon. The team had entries in five individual running events, two relays and three field events at Horace Ashenfelter III Indoor Track. Freshman sprinter Sarah Jones (Sewell, N.J.) also had a strong day for the Wildcats in advancing to the final of the 60 meter hurdles.