Achraf Yacoubou hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer late in the second half to help Villanova upset No. 5 Louisville 73-64 on Tuesday night.
The Villanova Wildcats will be looking to snap a three game losing streak on Tuesday night, at home against Louisville.
Villanova loses to Pitt 58-43 after Pitt closes the game with a 15-0 run.
Villanova has won six straight heading into Wednesday night’s game with South Florida.
Fran Dunphy says Temple is “getting better,” heading into big matchup with Kansas.
The Temple Owls have a busy week in front of them as they open play in the Gotham Classic on Monday night at the Liacouras Center against Alcorn State.
The Big East — a proud league built on basketball moments like the 1985 Wildcats stunning conference rival Georgetown in the national championship game — will soon become extinct, even if the name lives on in some unrecognizable form.
The Wildcats blew open a close one at halftime Sunday to beat Delaware 75-65. It was Villanova’s 11th straight win over the Blue Hens.
CBS Sports’ Garry Parrish reports that “seven non-FBS football playing members of the Big East will break away from the conference.”
Temple looks to bounce back from their first loss of the season, Wednesday night vs. Towson.
Achraf Yacoubou had 13 points to lead Villanova to a 68-55 victory over Pennsylvania in a foul-plagued contest Saturday night.
It’s Big 5 action on Wednesday night at the Pavilion as 4-3 Villanova hosts 5-0 Temple.
The Louisville Cardinals will be the seventh Big East school to leave for the ACC in the past decade.
AP reports that ECU and Tulane will join Big East in 2014.
After back surgery, Ryan Arcidiacono is ready to lead Villanova basketball as a freshman.