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Tuesday’s Arizin: Daily links for April 20

Happy Tuesday!

Villanova Wildcats

Shoutout to the people who thought Saddiq Bey needed an extra year.

The “news”:

NBA rookie rankings: Saddiq Bey rises in power rankings | Yahoo Sports
Anthony Edwards continues to distance himself from the rest of the rookie class, but Saddiq Bey is rising with his torrid 3-point shooting.

Saddiq Bey sets new Pistons rookie 3-point record for a quarter | USA TODAY Rookie Wire
Bey produced the most points in a quarter by a Pistons rookie since 2012, and set the franchise mark for 3-pointers in the process.

Philadelphia 76ers: Brett Brown broke poor Mikal Bridges' heart | Section 215
By trading Mikal Bridges on draft night, Brett Brown forever put his fingerprints on the Philadelphia 76ers' future and broke a kid from Philly's heart.

Mikal Bridges on the Woj Pod Show - PodCenter - ESPN Radio
Mikal Bridges was recently on the Woj Pod Show (April 15 episode) where he discussed his breakout season, the Suns rise, the impact of Monty Williams and Chris Paul, the benefits of a four-year experience at Villanova, an inside perspective on how he really felt on draft night and the Sixers, and much more.

The NBA’s 2020-21 All-Underrated Team | HoopsHype
HoopsHype selects a starting five, along with a bench, for the 2020-21 season made up entirely of players we consider to be underrated.

College basketball’s future in NC threatened by pro leagues | Raleigh News & Observer
College basketball is threatened by new pro leagues Overtime Elite and PCL. North Carolina schools like UNC and Duke are in doubt.

Chet Holmgren commit marks a Gonzaga basketball transition - Sports Illustrated
The 2021–22 NCAA season will be a pivotal one in Spokane as the Bulldogs' ethos under Mark Few is tested by a new way of roster building.

Women's Lacrosse: Comerford Earns BIG EAST Weekly Honors - Villanova University
Villanova graduate student Katie Comerford (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, as announced by the conference

Golf: Ambrose Abbracciamento Wins Individual Title at ABARTA Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational - Villanova University
Graduate student Ambrose Abbracciamento (Newtown, Pa.) pulled away from the field to win the ABARTA Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational with a 36-hole score of -8.