No. 2 Syracuse rallied past No. 8 Villanova 78-62 Saturday in a battle of unbeatens.
Freshman Josh Hart came off the bench to score 19 points and No. 8 Villanova stayed perfect with an 88-67 rout of Rider on Saturday.
James Bell had 25 points and 14 rebounds to keep No. 14 Villanova unbeaten with a 98-68 win over Saint Joseph’s in the Holy War Saturday night.
Villanova never trailed on the way to beating Southern California 93-79 on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
John Robertson led the rally on Saturday as Villanova beat Delaware 35-34 at PPL Park.
JayVaughn Pinkston scored 26 points to lead four Villanova players in double figures in an 84-80 win over Delaware on Friday night.
James Bell scored 20 points and Villanova rode a staunch defensive effort to rout turnover-prone Towson 78-44 on Sunday.
Knowing that Mount St. Mary’s is a team that likes to press and take away the 3-point shot, Villanova head coach Jay Wright hoped his offense would be able to score inside.
Villanova overcame a cold shooting night and rallied from a second-half deficit to defeat Lafayette 75-59 in its season opener Friday.
Marcus Wasilewski’s 6-yard touchdown run with 8:45 remaining in the game lifted Maine past Villanova 37-35 in Colonial Athletic Association action on Saturday.
John Robertson 4 TD’s and accounted for almost 400 yards of offense in leading Villanova to a 35-6 victory over Penn Saturday night.
John Robertson had 259 total yards and accounted for two touchdowns and Villanova defeated Stony Brook 35-6 Saturday.
Boston College recovered from a slow start to beat Villanova 24-14 on Saturday and win its first game under coach Steve Addazio.
North Carolina unleashed a flurry of 3-pointers to subdue gritty Villanova 78-71 in the NCAA tournament Friday night.
North Carolina’s 3-point shooting could cause a problem for Villanova when they face the Tar Heels on Friday because perimeter defense has been a season-long bugaboo for the Wildcats.