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The Sun’s Arizin: Villanova News & Links for August 31st

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Let’s round out the month of August with some new links, links, links and social media news for all y’all Villanova fans...

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Original “I Have a Dream” Speech on Display for the First Time at the National Museum of African American History and Culture | National Museum of African American History and Culture
The original podium copy of the iconic “I Have a Dream” speech by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be on display to the public for the first time. @VillanovaU collaborated with @NMAAHC to establish an exclusive, long-term arrangement to provide broad access to the artifact.

Maddy Siegrist Teaches Others and Prepares for Villanova Season | Catholic New York
Maddy Siegrist is spending her summer improving a part of her game to give opposing defenses additional concerns when she steps on the floor with the Villanova University women’s basketball team

Villanova guard Bryan Antoine returns to Ranney with NIL shooting camp | Asbury Park Press
Bryan Antoine set the Shore Conference scoring mark at Ranney. Now the Villanova guard returns Saturday to host a shooting camp.

Trey Patterson Skills Clinic

Villanova Adds Taylor Hess to the Compliance Staff | Villanova University
Taylor Hess has been named Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance with oversight responsibilities of Men's and Women's Basketball, it was announced today.

Fundraiser by MIKE FALCONE : Friends of Reggie Robinson | GoFundMe
Villanova Hall of Famer Reggie Robinson needs help in his brave battle against MS.

Maddy Siegrist Teaches Others and Prepares for Villanova Season | Catholic New York
Maddy Siegrist is spending her summer improving a part of her game to give opposing defenses additional concerns when she steps on the floor with the Villanova University women’s basketball team …

Villanova Adds Taylor Hess to the Compliance Staff | Villanova University
Taylor Hess has been named Assistant Athletics Director for Compliance with oversight responsibilities of Men's and Women's Basketball, it was announced today.

11 can't-miss men's college basketball non-conference matchups to circle this fall | NCAA.com
Make sure you circle these men's basketball games on your calendar.

Jay Wright loved Team USA, Tokyo Olympics experience, but it wasn’t always fun | Inquirer.com
Wright said helping Team USA win the gold medal was "one of the great experiences I've ever had in any sport." But there was pressure, especially after an opening-game loss to France.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Original “I Have a Dream” Speech on Display for the First Time at the National Museum of African American History and Culture | National Museum of African American History and Culture
The original podium copy of the iconic “I Have a Dream” speech by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be on display to the public for the first time. @VillanovaU collaborated with @NMAAHC to establish an exclusive, long-term arrangement to provide broad access to the artifact.

Purdue Pete Named Creepiest Mascot in America | Hammer and Rails
He has seem some stuff...

The 12 biggest winners from the summer in men's college basketball | NCAA.com
Andy Katz breaks down his 12 men's college basketball teams that benefited the most from the 2021 summer.

Villanova guard Bryan Antoine returns to Ranney with NIL shooting camp | Asbury Park Press
Bryan Antoine set the Shore Conference scoring mark at Ranney. Now the Villanova guard returns Saturday to host a shooting camp.

List of top 20 highest paid college basketball coaches in 2021 | Briefly
Jay Wright comes in at #3.

11 can't-miss men's college basketball non-conference matchups to circle this fall | NCAA.com
Make sure you circle these men's basketball games on your calendar.

Jay Wright loved Team USA, Tokyo Olympics experience, but it wasn’t always fun | Inquirer.com
Wright said helping Team USA win the gold medal was "one of the great experiences I've ever had in any sport." But there was pressure, especially after an opening-game loss to France.

Purdue Pete Named Creepiest Mascot in America | Hammer and Rails
He has seem some stuff...

Schedule news...

The 12 biggest winners from the summer in men's college basketball | NCAA.com
Andy Katz breaks down his 12 men's college basketball teams that benefited the most from the 2021 summer.

List of top 20 highest paid college basketball coaches in 2021 | Briefly
Jay Wright comes in at #3.

How high does Memphis climb in Way-Too-Early Top 25 college basketball rankings for 2021-22? | ESPN
After a huge August, Penny Hardaway and the Tigers have made a major national impression.

Former First-Rounder Omari Spellman Signs With Korean Team | Hoops Rumors
Spellman was the No. 30 overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft.