VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Freshman Jalen Brunson scored 22 points to help No. 16 Villanova roll past Penn 77-57 on Monday night.
The Wildcats (10-2) scored the first 14 points and led 30-3, cruising in their final game before the Big East opener Thursday against No. 6 Xavier.READ MORE: Sources: Missing Bucks County Woman Casey Johnston's Car Found In Northeast Philadelphia
The undefeated Musketeers will surely prove a tougher test than the overwhelmed Quakers (5-7).
The Wildcats have won 13 straight games in the Big 5, round-robin play among five Philadelphia Division I basketball teams that dates to 1955.READ MORE: 1 Day, 8 Tornadoes: A Look At This Week's Severe Weather Across The Tri-State Area
Daniel Ochefu had 12 points and 10 rebounds for Villanova.
Jackson Donahue led Penn with 18 points. Penn missed 15 of 16 3-point attempts and shot 17 percent overall from the field in the first half.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Restaurants Martha, Irwin's Upstairs To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination For Indoor Dining
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