The Sun’s Arizin: Villanova News & Links for July 20
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Villanova has five teams awarded with the BIG EAST Team Academic Excellence Awards | University of Villanova
NEW YORK — Villanova saw five teams honored with the BIG EAST Team Academic Excellence Awards in an announcement made by the conference office Thursday afternoon.
Your Guide to the Six 2021-22 Early-Season College Basketball Tournaments | ESPN
Fields for six early-season college basketball tournaments were announced Thursday. Here’s your handy guide to every event broadcast by ESPN.
NCAA President Mark Emmert: Time To Decentralize College Sports | NBC Sports
NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday the time has come to consider a decentralized and deregulated version of college sports, shifting power to conferences and campuses and re-examining how schools are aligned.
COURTSIDE: A MEMORY OF LIFE, LEARNING, LAW AND PURSUING THE GOAL
Jay Wright recommended this book … So …
Best of Philadelphia: A Conversation with Star Jay Wright | Philadelphia style
Here, Wright gives Philadelphia Style the inside scoop on her upcoming summer plans, family, and favorite things to do and see in Philly.
NCAA NIL Era Brings Cautious Optimism to College City Businesses | NBC Sports
The NCAA’s decision to allow athletes to enjoy their likeness came on July 1. Now, businesses in college towns are looking to profit.
NBA: Mikal Bridges and the next league contract number | Yahoo
There isn’t an executive in the NBA who watched these playoffs and didn’t think, “We could use a guy like Mikal Bridges.” He’s the ultimate 3-and-D wing, maybe more, working on a rookie deal.
Seton Hall basketball: Myles Powell sues school for injury | New Jersey Herald
Myles Powell, a former star player for the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, alleges team staff misdiagnosed a serious injury.
San Antonio Spurs: 6 NBA Draft Prospects from the Grand Est | Air Alamo
The First Team All-Big East has six potential draft picks for the San Antonio Spurs, including a handful of talented guards and forwards.
Several former Wizards participating in this year’s West Virginia Regional Basketball Tournament | Balls forever
TBT, an annual summer basketball tournament on ESPN, attracts many former NBA players and college basketball stars, including Daniel Ochefu.
Former Villanova, Jake Froccaro …
four Villanovans travel to Tokyo as university celebrates final chapter in Olympic tradition | University of Villanova
A long-standing tradition and a source of immense pride continues this week as the final chapter in Villanova’s incredible Olympic history begins. As a Nova fan, you’ll want to watch the Women’s 800m, Women’s Triathlon, Men’s 5K and 10K, and USA Basketball.
Brooklyn Nets Draft Perspective: Jeremiah Robinson-Earl | brooklyn nets
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl was the Big East Co-Player of the Year last season. A Villanova sophomore, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl is by far the prospect most often and prominently linked to the Nets in draft draft mockups.
2021 NBA Draft Coverage: Jeremiah Robinson-Earl | SLC Dunk
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