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Wednesday’s Arizin: Daily links for Feb. 3

EA is bringing back a college football video game, hopefully someone will reexamine a college basketball game too!

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Happy Wednesday!

The “news”:

EA is getting back into college football without NCAA, player licenses | Ars Technica
Partnership with CLC means new title will feature rights to 100 individual schools.

Everything you need to know about the return of EA Sports’ college football video game | ESPN
Hopefully there will be a college basketball game on the horizon, too.

CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein says Villanova is ‘Under The Radar’ Nationally, reminds him of 2016 National Champions | CBS Philly
“Villanova develops habits as well as any program in college basketball. I’ve just noticed that being around that program the last 10 or 15 years.” — Rothstein

2021 bracketology, March Madness predictions by Andy Katz |
Katz’s latest picks, bracketology for the field of 68.

Iowa State Cyclones add Villanova graduate transfer DB Jaquan Amos | Des Moines Register
A standout with the Wildcats on the gridiron, Amos will be taking his talents to Iowa State.

Villanova freshman Trey Patterson picking up things ‘pretty quickly’ | Philly Inquirer
Patterson has impressed his teammates and coaches since arriving on Jan. 24.

Lady ‘Cats return home to host Providence on Wednesday | Villanova Athletics
Villanova is currently 10-3 overall and 5-3 in Big East play, while the Friars are 5-7 on the year and 3-4 in conference play.

Xavier-Villanova postponed due to COVID-19 issues within the Musketeers’ program |
Shortly after a Big East official had said the game would still be on this weekend, it was postponed.

Villanova women’s basketball has Feb. 10 game vs. Xavier postponed | Villanova Athletics
The men’s team wasn’t the only one who lost a game against the Musketeers.

Surging St. John’s faces key test against Villanova | New York Post
The Red Storm enter Wednesday’s game with a four-game winning streak.

10 NCAA tournament bubble teams to watch with about a month left in the regular season |
I spy three Big East teams on this list.

Patrick Kennedy earns honorable mention in Inside Lacrosse’s preseason All-American Team | Villanova Athletics
Kennedy was a second-team Maverik Men’s D-I Media All-American last season.