Mouphtaou Yarou made his first seven shots and scored 18 points, sending Villanova to a 66-53 victory over St. John’s in the second round of the Big East tournament Wednesday night.
Nate Wolters struggled to get his chances for most of the game . Once he did, the Summit League’s player of the year proved worthy of the title and added another – tournament MVP.
Talib Zanna scored nine of his 14 points in overtime and No. 23 Pittsburgh rallied past Villanova 73-64 on Sunday.
Fuquan Edwin scored 18 points, including a 3-pointer with 8.9 seconds left, to give Seton Hall a 66-65 victory over Villanova Monday night.
Grant Mullins scored 18 points to lead Columbia to a 58-41 win over Penn on Saturday night in a game featuring poor second-half shooting by both teams.
Darrun Hilliard scored 22 points and Ryan Arcidiacono and JayVaughn Pinkston both scored 11 to lead Villanova to a 60-56 victory over No. 17 Marquette on Saturday night.
Langston Galloway scored a season-high 26 points to lead Saint Joseph’s to a 71-59 victory over George Washington Saturday in Atlantic 10 action.
Glen Robinson III matched a career high with 21 points and Trey Burke scored a season-high 29 to help lead Michigan to a 79-71 victory over Penn State on Sunday.
Sean Kilpatrick and JaQuon Parker scored 19 points apiece, and Cincinnati turned up the defensive pressure and emerged from a two-game slump by beating Villanova 68-50 on Tuesday night.
Franz Massenat scored 14 points and Derrick Thomas scored 13 to help Drexel defeat James Madison 60-48 Sunday night.
Ronnie Johnson scored 16 points and A.J. Hammons 15 as Purdue downed Penn State 58-49 Tuesday night to even its Big Ten Conference record at 5-5 while keeping Penn State winless in the conference.
Ryan Arcidiacono scored 23 points and the Villanova Wildcats put together an impressive shooting display to pull away for a 94-71 victory at DePaul on Tuesday night.
Kyle Anderson scored 15 points as Delaware snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Drexel 66-64 Monday night in Colonial Athletic Conference action.
Achraf Yacoubou hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer late in the second half to help Villanova upset No. 5 Louisville 73-64 on Tuesday night.
Freshman Ronnie Johnson scored 13 points to help Purdue defeat Penn State 60-42 on Sunday.