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VIDEO: Villanova’s Arcidiacono, Ochefu, Howard surprise 4-year old

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Villanova’s Daniel Ochefu and Ryan Arcidiacono celebrate after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against North Carolina, Monday, April 4, 2016, in Houston. Villanova won 77-74. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)


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Blaise surprise from Kyle Scott on Vimeo.

The days since winning the program’s second national title have been busy for Villanova, with Jay Wright and company being celebrated on campus and throughout the city of Philadelphia. But the schedule didn’t keep assistant coach Ashley Howard and seniors Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu from surprising a special 4-year old boy.

According to Kyle Scott of Crossing Broad the trio showed up at the home of 4-year old Blaise, who’s currently fighting a rare form of cancer. With his basement being refurbished into a play area for both he and his little sister Lucy, Blaise found a surprise waiting for him. Also neither of Blaise’s parents, both of whom attended Villanova per the story, knew of the surprise visit either.

You can watch the video above, and more can be read about Blaise’s story here.

h/t Kyle Scott, Crossing Broad