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Monday’s Arizin: Daily links for Jan. 25

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Can Villanova make another deep NCAA Tournament run? The win over Providence showed hints. | Philadelphia Inquirer
This 2020-21 group on the Main Line isn’t going away without taking a hit, whatever the ranking.

Alabama is one of the hottest teams in men’s college basketball, aided by a familiar face to Villanova Wildcats fans | Philadelphia Inquirer
The Crimson Tide has won its last three games by a combined margin of 81 points. A key contributor is guard Jahvon Quinerly, who spent one season at Villanova before transferring.

SBNation Reacts: Should Villanova be in line for a 1 seed? - Rock M Nation
Shoutout to the Missouri SB Nation community, who thinks Villanova should be a 1-seed.

University of Michigan Pauses All Sports Activities Because of Covid Outbreak - WSJ
The school says the state health department told it to shut down sports operations temporarily, making Michigan the first major university to halt all athletic activities since March.

Existing Precautions to Remain in Place for All Villanova Athletic Events - Villanova University
VILLANOVA, Pa.—Following the release of the schedule formats for several sports and the dates for BIG EAST championships in the coming months, Villanova Athletics announced that its existing precautions for all athletic events will continue until further notice.

Big East Basketball: Analyzing top 3 teams in the league by the numbers | Busting Brackets
Between UConn, Creighton, and Villanova, which of them is the best team in Big East Basketball? Here's a detailed look at each of them using simple stats.

Q&A: Kris Jenkins on Villanova stories and his hoop dreams | The Athletic (Sub req'd)
A conversation with Villanova great Kris Jenkins on stories from his Wildcat days, his hoop dreams, this year's team, Jay Wright and more.

Villanova Notebook: Gillespie’s 3-pointer at intermission buzzer a comeback key | Delco Times
The buzzer-beater injected some life into Villanova and trimmed the deficit to just three points at the break.

Different defensive look quite effective for Villanova | The Reporter
The Wildcats’ defensive effort was crucial in the comeback win.