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Monday’s Arizin: Daily links for Apr. 12

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The “news”:

Women’s Swimming & Diving Wins 8th Straight BIG EAST Title - Villanova University
Villanova won 11 gold medals over four inspiring days of competition and won its program-record eighth consecutive BIG EAST team title as the conference champs.

Ron Cook: College basketball's dirty underbelly exposed once again | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Today’s topic is college basketball. I have allotted time after this discussion for a shower. The sport is filthy dirty.

Tug of war playing out in big-time college basketball |
With recruiting the end-all, be-all, the propensity for deceit is overwhelming

Speedy Claxton promoted to head coach for Hofstra Pride | ESPN
Speedy Claxton has been promoted to head coach of Hofstra, the school he starred for as a point guard in the late 1990s.

College basketball transfer portal: Winners and losers so far of a wild offseason of players on the move -
The 2020-21 college basketball season is over, but transfer portal season is just getting started

College transfer portal is turning into a mass transit player migration - Deseret News
If you are an advocate of player rights, this is your huckleberry.

College basketball coaches and the decline of the suit - Sports Illustrated
The pandemic saw many NCAA coaches understandably opt for a more casual gameday approach to dress, but will it stick around?

(Subscription Required) Ranking the 50 best available college basketball transfers, high school recruits – The Athletic
There's record movement in the transfer portal and among impact high school recruits still looking to make a college decision. An updated look at the best around.

Golf: Minerva Ties For Individual Medalist Honors at Temple Spring Invite - Villanova University
Sophomore Matt Minerva tied for individual medalist honors with a round of even-par 70 at the Temple Spring Invite on Saturday

Men's Track: Comber, Dolan and O’Donovan Record Sizzling Times in 1500 Meters at Joe Walker Invite - Villanova University
Two of the seven fastest in-season times in the 1500 meters in Villanova history were recorded on Saturday evening at the Joe Walker Invitational

Baseball: Wildcats Fall 8-0 At Creighton - Villanova University
The Villanova Wildcats concluded a three game weekend series with the Creighton Bluejays on Sunday afternoon, where they lost by a score of 8-0.

Field Hockey: Fourth Quarter Goals Lift Temple Past Wildcats 3-2 - Villanova University
Villanova dropped a 3-2 decision at Temple Sunday in its regular season finale.

Women's Lacrosse: Comerford Sets Goal Scoring Record in 15-10 Win Over Butler - Villanova University
Katie Comerford established a new program record for goals in Sunday's win. She's also now tied for the most assists in program history.

Men’s Swimming & Diving Tallies 2nd Place BIG EAST Finish - Villanova University
GENEVA, Ohio—Villanova won five individual events and 15 medals in all over four spirited days of competition to come in second at the BIG EAST Championships.