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Thursday’s Arizin: Daily links for Dec. 8

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Happy Thursday! Here are your daily links to kick things off:

Jay Wright at ease leaving Nova after ‘fighting it’ as coach | AP News
Jay Wright settled in a booth at the restaurant across the street from the basketball gym he called home for two decades and the cheerful waitress quizzed him at lunch if he had dined here before.

Mikal Bridges ‘Iron Man’ streak goes all the way back to high school -
Mikal Bridges has a long way to go before he catches AC Green all time consecutive games played record but he’s made a great start.

Jay Wright named commencement speaker for Bucknell graduation |
Jay Wright, Class of ’83, will deliver the keynote address at Bucknell University for the Class of '23 graduation.

Villanova Athletics Announces 2022 Hall of Fame Class - Villanova University
Villanova has unveiled its next induction class. The group of eight athletes across different sports is highlighted by Randy Foye.

Women's Basketball: Villanova Cruises to 83-42 Win Over American - Villanova University
In women's basketball action on Tuesday evening at the Finneran Pavilion, the No. 25 Villanova Wildcats tallied an 83-42 win over the visiting American Eagles.

Cam Whitmore scores 21 points, lofty comparisons as Villanova handles Penn – Delco Times
Fab freshman scores 21 as 'Nova wins second straight.

National analysts on Turgeon years, Kevin Willard's quickly reviving Maryland fans' East Coast brashness
"I love that Maryland is back and they're actually in the fold. And Kevin Willard has them playing Maryland basketball."

TRANSFER: Georgetown Hoyas Junior Guard Dante Harris Enters Transfer Portal - Casual Hoya
The 2021 BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Player moves on, and Georgetown's struggles continue.

Five questions as the Big East regular season begins | NY Post
The Big East league season begins Wednesday night, with St. John’s hosting DePaul in the first league matchup.

College basketball roundtable: Experts on the season after one month - The Athletic
Little has gone as expected during the first month of the season. So what's next?

Josh Hart finally explains his baffling “Home Alone isn’t a Christmas movie” tweet | This is the Loop
One year after tweeting the most incomprehensible take in film history, Josh Hart has finally set the record straight. Is Home Alone a Christmas movie?

UConn, Illinois among college basketball teams we’re high on - Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated’s college hoops writers discuss early season surprises and who’s overrated.