A glance at the Big East stats may not show it, but Villanova guard Darrun Hilliard is having just about as good a season as any player in the conference. And he is coming up big at the best possible time. If this were NBA Jam, the play-by-play announcer might say Hilliard is heating up.
The Hawks never led after halftime Saturday night.
Penn led the entire way unitl two late three-pointers by Yale.
Penn State has now lost 10 Big Ten games by nine points or fewer.
What to watch for in the lead up to the madness of the next couple weeks.
#6 Villanova defeated Xavier 78-66 on Saturday.
Drexel defeated William & Mary on Saturday, 80-66.
Rhode Island handed La Salle their third straight loss on Saturday.
Penn lost their sixth straight game after falling to Brown on Friday night.
Delaware handed Drexel their 4th straight loss on Thursday night.
The Drexel Dragons will play their final home game of the season tonight as they welcome rival Delaware to the DAC.
Temple shot just 24.6 percent from the floor in their loss to Tulsa.
La Salle fell to St. Louis on Sunday 68-64 in overtime.
Saint Joe’s couldn’t stop St. Bonaventure in overtime, falling 70-60 Saturday night.
Dartmouth pulled away and beat Penn late in the game, 67-62 on Saturday night.