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.
Darrun Hilliard scored 17 points to lead Villanova to a 68-40 victory over cold-shooting South Florida on Saturday.
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.
Achraf Yacoubou hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer late in the second half to help Villanova upset No. 5 Louisville 73-64 on Tuesday night.
Providence earned a 69-66 victory over Villanova Saturday afternoon.
JayVaughn Pinkston scored 16 points and had eight assists to lead Villanova past Monmouth 83-56 on Saturday night.
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.
The seven Big East schools that don’t play FBS football are leaving behind the conference many of them founded to build a league focused on basketball.
Achraf Yacoubou had 13 points to lead Villanova to a 68-55 victory over Pennsylvania in a foul-plagued contest Saturday night.
Undefeated Temple trailed at halftime but they dominated the second half en route to a lopsided win at the Pavilion.
Mouphtaou Yarou scored 16 points to lead Villanova to a 62-52 victory over Vanderbilt on Saturday.
Stony Brook defeated Villanova 20-10 Saturday in the first round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Kevin Monangai ran for 146 yards and quarterback John Robertson added 134 on the ground as Villanova routed Delaware 41-10 Saturday.
Villanova freshman Ryan Arcidiacono scored 20 of his game-high 25 points in the first half to lead the Wildcats to an 80-68 victory over Marshall on Sunday.