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Monday’s Arizin: Daily links for Oct. 3

From under-the-radar freshmen to Hoops Mania and a look around ‘Nova Athletics, a wide variety of daily links to open up the week.

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Happy Monday! Here are your daily links to open the week:

Photo Gallery from Villanova's Hoops Mania | Philadelphia Inquirer
Villanova hosted Hoops Mania to kick off the upcoming season for the men's and women's teams on Oct. 1, 2022 at Finneran Pavilion.

Big East Basketball: Preseason power rankings for 2022-23 season | Busting Brackets
With the best head coach in the conference now gone, where does Villanova fit in Big East Basketball for the 2022-23 campaign?

College basketball rankings: Virginia joins preseason Top 25 And 1, ready to contend for ACC title -
With the 2022-23 season approaching, the Cavaliers crash the CBS Sports early college basketball rankings

Which men’s college basketball coaches can move up or down the rankings? Mailbag - The Athletic
Dana O'Neil and Brian Hamilton weigh in on subscribers' questions about their list of best men's college basketball coaches in 2022.

20 under-the-radar freshmen for the 2022-23 season - College Hoops Today
Mark Armstrong and a few other Big East guys makes Jon Rothstein's list.

Football: Fast Start, Big Plays Spark No. 14 Villanova to 45-20 Win at Maine - Villanova University
Senior wide receiver Jaaron Hayek (Wayne, N.J.) became the third player in school history to catch four or more touchdown passes in a single game.

Women's Soccer: Wildcats Down St. John’s 1-0 - Villanova University
A goal in the 55th minute helped propel Villanova to a 1-0 victory over St. John's Sunday afternoon in the rain at Higgins Soccer Complex.

Hoops Mania 2022 Kicks Off New Basketball Season - Villanova University
Villanova kicked off a new basketball season Saturday night at Finneran Pavilion

Men's Soccer: Creighton Scores Twice in Second Half to Down Wildcats 3-1 - Villanova University
Villanova dropped a BIG EAST contest to Creighton on Saturday night

Volleyball: Wildcats Suffer Loss To Seton Hall In Saturday Contest - Villanova University
The Villanova volleyball team played host to the Seton Hall Pirates on Saturday, taking a four-set loss (21-25, 25-20, 22-25, 17-25) to close the weekend.

Volleyball Wins First BIG EAST Match With Victory Over St. John's - Villanova University
Villanova University volleyball defeated St. John's in its BIG EAST home opener on Friday, dispatching the Red Storm in four sets

Field Hockey: Wildcats Fall on the Road to the Monarchs in Conference Matchup - Villanova University
The Villanova Wildcats had a tough run on the road as they fell to the Monarchs of Old Dominion University (ODU) in a 4-0 loss in the BIG EAST matchup.

Men's XC: Four Finishers in Top 10 Lead Men’s Cross Country to Second Place Finish at Paul Short Run - Villanova University
Junior Liam Murphy (Millstone, N.J.) and senior Charlie O'Donovan (Cork, Ireland) each posted all-time top-10 marks on the Goodman Campus Course.

Women's XC: Lydia Olivere Leads Wildcats at Paul Short Run - Villanova University
Fifth-year senior Lydia Olivere (Wilmington, Del.) passed 15 runners during the second half of the race and led Villanova's women's cross country team.