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Wednesday’s Arizin: Daily links for Mar. 16

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Class of 2022 four star Mark Armstrong talks Villanova and Rutgers relationship | 247sports
Mark Armstrong talks Villanova and Rutgers.

Ranking 2021 NCAA tournament coaches as players, 1-68 | ESPN
Two former NBA All-Stars, a national champion at North Carolina and a guy who didn't play past the eighth grade.

NCAA Tournament 2021 bracket: Computer simulation unveils surprising March Madness upsets -
SportsLine's computer model called 15 of the 26 first-round upsets by double-digit seeds in the last four tournaments

March Madness bracket 2021: The NCAA Tournament winner will be one of these 20 teams -
The top 20 teams with a legitimate shot of winning the NCAA Tournament according to CBS Sports.

NCAA bracket, by the numbers: March Madness' historical trends | USA TODAY
As you make your picks for the NCAA Tournament, take a look back on insights from 35 years of tournament seeding and March Madness results.

NCAA tournament: Cinderellas to help or bust your bracket | Yahoo Sports
Lower-seeded teams make a splash and ruin brackets every single year. So which teams will shake things up in the NCAA men's tournament this time around? (Everybody, but Winthrop.)

NCAA Tournament: Sister Jean is joining Loyola-Chicago again | USA TODAY
Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt is Loyola-Chicago's chaplain and the Ramblers biggest fan, leading team in pre-game prayers and offering scouting reports.

Ranking the 25 Best Players in the 2021 Men's NCAA Tournament | Bleacher Report
Although winning a national championship is a team accomplishment, the men's NCAA tournament is also an opportunity to watch some of the best players in the country...

2021 March Madness: Winthrop’s Chandler Vaudrin relishes being his team’s playmaker and looks forward to playing Villanova | Philadelphia Inquirer
Vaudrin, whose Eagles will play Villanova Friday night in a first-round game of the NCAA Tournament, leads his team in scoring, rebounds and assists, and has posted three triple-doubles.

Key 2021 NCAA Tournament First-Round Injuries & Each Player's Value to the Point Spread | Action Network
Mike Randle runs down the list of notable injuries to look out for in the first round of the 2019 NCAA tournament.

Gillespie, Robinson-Earl Earn NABC All-District Accolades - Villanova University
Wildcats Pair Named First Team District 5.

Volleyball: Booth Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week - Villanova University
Villanova middle blocker Kiera Booth was named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week as announced by the conference office Tuesday afternoon.

Men's Lacrosse: Coppola and Goodelle Earn BIG EAST Weekly Awards - Villanova University
Villanova sophomore faceoff specialist Justin Coppola was named BIG EAST Midfield of the Week while Tucker Goodelle was named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week.

Baseball: Wilkinson and O’Reilly Earn BIG EAST Weekly Honors - Villanova University
Sophomore relief pitcher Danny Wilkinson was named the BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday morning and redshirt freshman infielder Jack O'Reilly earned a spot on the weekly honor roll.

Field Hockey: Meghan Mitchell and Sabine De Ruijter Earn BIG EAST Honors - Villanova University
Freshman forward Meghan Mitchell (Villanova, Pa.) and freshman back Sabine de Ruijter (Huizen, Netherlands) were each recognized with BIG EAST weekly awards.

Rowing Returns to Action with Scrimmage Against Drexel and Rutgers - Villanova University
The Villanova rowing team returned to action on Saturday with a scrimmage against Drexel and Rutgers on the Schuylkill River. Their first bit of action in over a year.