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Monday’s Arizin: Daily links for March 29

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Roob's 10 Instant Observations on Villanova's NCAA Tourney loss | NBC Sports
10 takeaways from Saturday's Sweet 16 season-ending loss.

Baylor takes a lot away from Villanova’s offense, including Jeremiah Robinson-Earl | Philadelphia Inquirer
Baylor's defense took over the second half of the Sweet 16 matchup.

Gonzaga basketball rolls Creighton in its pursuit of NCAA history - Sports Illustrated
The other remaining Big East team, Creighton, fell on Sunday to the top-seeded Zags.

NCAA Men's Tournament 2021: Saturday's Sweet 16 Winners and Losers | Bleacher Report
After a wild opening weekend of the 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament, play resumed on Saturday with Sweet 16 action.

Indiana men's basketball hires Mike Woodson; deal is for six years, sources say | ESPN
New York Knicks assistant Mike Woodson has been named the next men's basketball coach at Indiana, the school announced Sunday, and the deal is for six years, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Marquette made a great move to land Shaka Smart as coach, but what he did by leaving Texas was pure genius - CBSSports.com
Smart's shrewd move to leave the Longhorns, made in the spirit of career preservation, was the right call

Texas Longhorns' Shaka Smart named Marquette Golden Eagles' head coach | ESPN
Shaka Smart, who coached Texas for the past six seasons, has been announced as Marquette's new head basketball coach, replacing Steve Wojciechowski.

NCAA tournament: Change is coming to college basketball | Yahoo Sports
Baylor. Arkansas. Oregon State. Houston. Change is coming to the college basketball landscape. We may as well get used to it.

Baseball: Wildcats Walk It Off Against Penn 3-2 On Sunday Afternoon - Villanova University
Villanova (9-2) extended their winning streak to nine games following a walk-off 3-2 win over Penn (0-3) on Sunday afternoon.

Women's Soccer: No. 12 Georgetown Downs Wildcats 7-0 - Villanova University
Rough Sunday outing for the Wildcats.

Women’s Lacrosse Falls to Marquette, 8-7, on a Rainy Sunday Afternoon - Villanova University
The Villanova Wildcats fell to the Marquette Golden Eagles by a final of 8-7 on Sunday afternoon.

Water Polo: Byles Sets School Record in 19-18 Win Over VMI - Villanova University
The freshman attacker racked up nine goals in the close contest.

Baseball: Kingsbury Flirts With One-Hit Shutout, Hangs on For 3-2 Win Over Penn - Villanova University
Senior starting pitcher Jimmy Kingsbury had a career-high 13 strikeouts and pitched his second career complete game as Villanova won 3-2.

Softball: Winning Streak at 10 as Wildcats Sweep Saint Joseph’s, Win Doubleheader Nightcap 7-1 - Villanova University
Senior starting pitcher Anissa Amarillas allowed just one run over five innings and Villanova (13-7) extended its winning streak to 10 games.

Weaver and Abbracciamento Tie For Lead in Exciting Finish at LuLu Spring Invite - Villanova University
Freshman Peter Weaver led all players with seven birdies and joined graduate student Ambrose Abbracciamento in a three-way tie.

Women's track: McKenna Keegan Continues Torrid Run, Lowers PR in 800 Meters at Raleigh Relays - Villanova University
Senior middle distance runner McKenna Keegan continued her remarkable 2021 competition season with a personal best time of 2:03.56.

Men's Soccer: Wildcats Fall 1-0 To #24 Coastal Carolina - Villanova University
In a closely contested matchup, the Villanova Wildcats (1-8) surrendered a late goal to drop the afternoon match with the 24th-ranked Coastal Carolina Chanticleers