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Monday’s Arizin: Daily links for Apr. 19

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The “news”:

Dwane Casey: Saddiq Bey ‘deserving’ to be in Rookie of the Year race | USA TODAY Rookie Wire
Bey, who set the Pistons all-time rookie 3-point record, is averaging 11.3 points, four rebounds and 1.2 assists per game this season.

Pistons: Will Saddiq Bey and Isaiah Stewart make 1st team All-Rookie? | Piston Powered
The Detroit Pistons could end up with two rookies on the first team All-Rookie team this season as both Saddiq Bey and Isaiah Stewart have strong cases.

Chicago Bulls Player Surprises Kutz Students As 'Mystery Reader' | Doylestown, PA Patch
Ryan Arcidiacono of the Chicago Bulls was a mystery reader for 3rd-grade students at Kutz Elementary.

Josh Hart or Lonzo Ball: Which one should the Pelicans keep? | Pelican Debrief
If the New Orleans Pelicans decide they can only re-sign one of Lonzo Ball or Josh Hart this offseason, which one should it be? Let us at VU Hoops answer that question for you.

Milwaukee Bucks: Donte DiVincenzo still looking for consistency on offense | Behind the Buck Pass
Currently in his third season with the Milwaukee Bucks, Donte DiVincenzo's role with the Milwaukee Bucks has never been more prominent.

NCAA Basketball: 20 biggest transfer decisions of 2021 offseason so far | Busting Brackets
The NCAA Basketball transfer portal has been one of the most chaotic yet exciting times of the offseason so far with 20 players in particular to keep an eye on.

Winners and losers on college basketball’s coaching carousel | Lexington Herald Leader
Analyzing who won and who lost in the current edition of the NCAA men’s college basketball coaching carousel.

The two rules that are making college basketball unwatchable | Lexington Herald Leader
Stoppages in play caused by instant replay reviews and off-the-ball charging calls are the things doing the most to make NCAA men’s college basketball unwatchable.

The 6-foul rule in college basketball? Didn’t we already endure this disaster in early ’90s Big East? |
Among proposals to be placed before the NCAA men's basketball committee is one that would again give a trial run to a professional rule that was tried and rejected three decades ago while ruining the flow of what had been the nation's best hoops conference.

Study shows less than 1% of COVID-positive college athletes developed heart issues | ESPN
A study examining more than 3,000 college athletes who had COVID-19 found few instances of heart-related issues.

Warriors' Eric Paschall to miss at least two more games with hip injury | S.F. Chronicle
Paschall, 24, has missed seven straight games with a left hip flexor strain. The earliest he could conceivably return to action is the Warriors’ game Friday against the Nuggets, which marks the first time fans will be allowed at Chase Center in well over a year.

Dallas Mavericks rumors: Knicks monitoring Jalen Brunson | Smoking Cuban
Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson is having a breakout season. Rumors suggest the New York Knicks could try to acquire him.

Knicks Rumors: Mavericks' Jalen Brunson on New York's Radar Ahead of Free Agency | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
The New York Knicks reportedly have their "eye on" Dallas Mavericks point guard Jalen Brunson, who could become a restricted free agent.

Suns coach: 'Vulnerable' conversation with Mikal Bridges launched wing | Arizona Sports 98.7FM
At the foundation of Mikal Bridges' growth and success is the trust he's built with second-year Suns coach Monty Williams.

Football: Comeback Effort Falls Just Short in 27-20 Loss to No. 7 Delaware - Villanova University
The ‘Cats lost, but did you see that Daniel Smith touchdown pass?

One more time, from another angle, in slow motion:

Women's Lacrosse: Bruno Nets Game Winning Overtime Goal on Senior Day - Villanova University
The Villanova senior came up big on Senior Day.

Water Polo: Powerful Offense Dominates No. 23 Iona in 20-8 Victory - Villanova University
Dominant day in the pool for the Wildcats.

Softball: Defense Shines in 2-1 Win Over Providence - Villanova University
The Wildcats have now won 20 of their last 23 games.

Golf: Villanova Tied For Second Place After Opening Round at ABARTA Collegiate Invitational - Villanova University
Villanova recorded a team score of 291 (+3) in the opening round of the ABARTA Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational at the Steel Club on Sunday afternoon

Women's Tennis: Wildcats Close Regular Season With 4-0 Win at Seton Hall - Villanova University
Villanova (6-3) won two doubles matches and the No. 2 singles match in its final outing of the regular season against Seton Hall (1-7) at the campus courts.

Baseball: Wildcats Fall 4-1 Despite Strong Outing From Tyler Arella - Villanova University
Villanova (12-8 overall, 0-6 BIG EAST) dropped the weekend series finale 4-1 to Seton Hall (13-13 overall, 6-1 BIG EAST) on Sunday afternoon

Men's Tennis: Nguyen Wins Third Straight But Wildcats Fall to Penn, 6-1 - Villanova University
Freshman Ryan Nguyen (Oakton, Va.) won his third straight match at No. 6 singles as Villanova (8-9) fell to Penn (3-2) in a 6-1 decision.

Water Polo: Stuba Scored Seven Goals to Lead Wildcats Past Siena, 21-12 - Villanova University
Junior utility Kaysie Stuba (La Grange, Ill.) powered a dominant offensive effort with seven goals and Villanova (6-4, 2-2 MAAC) rolled to a 21-12 victory over the Saints.

Men's Lacrosse: Villanova Registers 23-8 Win Over St. John’s - Villanova University
Strong offense lifted Villanova over the St. John's Red Storm 23-8 on Saturday in a shootout at DaSilvia Memorial Field.