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Thursday’s Arizin: Casual-style coaches (Jan. 14)

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Happy Thursday!

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Happy Thursday!

Today’s “news”:

NCAA Basketball News: Villanova Coach Jay Wright Goes Casual Dress | Bloomberg
(AP) -- Let's just say Gabriele D’Annunzio isn't on board with the new fashion trend for college basketball coaches.

Comfort over style for coaches is college basketball trend | StarTribune.com
Let’s just say Gabriele D'Annunzio isn’t on board with the new fashion trend for college basketball coaches.

(Subscription required) Vassar nurse, former Lourdes and Villanova standout, Jenna Viani-Pascale survives blockage in brain | Poughkeepsie Journal
One of her fellow nurses in the Vassar Brothers Medical Center neonatal intensive care unit noticed the side of her face was drooping, and urged her to visit the emergency room. They weren’t the first symptoms Viani-Pascale noticed. She had downplayed them for months, dutifully going to work each day at a time when hospital staff has been stretched thin...

Villanova names Rick Neff as Staff Psychologist, Student-Athlete Specialist - Villanova University Athletics
Villanova announced the hiring of Dr. Richard (Rick) Neff in the newly created position of Staff Psychologist – Student-Athlete Specialist.

Mark Emmert opposes idea to separate FBS football from NCAA - 'Couldn't disagree more’ | ESPN
NCAA president Mark Emmert said Tuesday he "couldn't disagree more" with a proposal that the association should part ways with the most lucrative sports under its purview in an effort to preserve the education-based model of sports it espouses.

Pandemic Victories for College Sports Have All Come With Caveats - The New York Times
And the problems made clear in staging a football season now shift to a basketball season that is looking toward a complicated March.

UConn's Bouknight out indefinitely following left elbow surgery | The Day
The UConn men's basketball program announced Wednesday afternoon that leading scorer James Bouknight underwent surgery on his left elbow on Tuesday and will be out indefinitely.

NCAA reveals when fans will learn if they can attend March Madness games | Indy Star
In a Twitter poll this week, 48% of fans answered "absolutely" they'd feel comfortable attending the NCAA tournament.