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The Sun’s Arizin: Villanova Basketball News & Links for July 29th

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Villanova Basketball

Villanova, Temple, Penn, La Salle, St. Joseph’s and Drexel to enter next season with new-look teams
March Madness was postponed due to the coronavirus, but that didn’t stop the shake-up of college basketball rosters in the City Six.

Jay Wright creates his ultimate Villanova dream player |
Jay Wright creates his ultimate Villanova dream player by remembering some of the greatest players he’s coached in his nearly 20 seasons with the Wildcats.

Official Athletic site of the Villanova University Wildcats |
Season Tickets for the Women’s Basketball season are now on sale...

College Basketball

College basketball players and coaches put on masks, but are excited after first team workouts of season | CBS Sports
NCAA rules allowed college basketball players to start team activities this week

Xavier lands commitment from highly touted Belmont transfer Adam Kunkel |
Kunkel averaged 16.5 points per game last season for the Bruins, and brings two seasons of eligibility with him

After a slight dip, expect the Big 12 to once again be the best league in college basketball -
Only three times in the past 20 years has a conference had five of the 20 best teams; the Big 12 might do it again

Six possible first-round prospects who were overlooked as recruits out of high school -
These six players weren’t highly touted coming out of high school, but could be first-round picks in the NBA Draft

Dom Amore: In landing Rahsool Diggins, UConn, Dan Hurley becoming annoying new neighbors in the Big East - Hartford Courant
The Hurley name, the UConn brand and the Big East’s cachet are proving to be a potent combination along this certain stretch of the recruiting trail. Dan Hurley continues to leverage it to the Huskies’ advantage.

World Cup

Concacaf Announces New World Cup Qualifying Format for Qatar 2022 | US Soccer
USMNT Confirmed for the Final Round “Octagonal” to Run From June 2021 through March 2022.