The #10 Wildcats Pull off the win, 68-60. The Villanova Wildcats (10-3) welcomed the UConn Huskies (10-6) to the Arena in what was a battle. The first half was an absolute classic that unveiled 8 ties and 12 lead changes.
The Wildcats defense stiffened and only allowed Connecticut 1 field goal in 6:30 while building their edge. Sophomore James Bouknight led the Huskies with a double-double with 21 points while hauling down 10 rebounds.
Tyrese Martin helped out and just missed a double double of his own with 9 points and 11 boards. RJ Cole chipped in 10 in the defeat. Jeremiah Robinson-Earl led the ‘Nova brigade with a double double of his own ( 17 points, 11 rebounds).
Justin Moore and Jermaine Samuels added 11 points each but the big gun for the Wildcats was Collin Gillespie with his 20 point affair.
Despite the victory, Villanova was dismal from long range with an anemic 5 of 22. #10 Wildcats Pull off the win over the Huskies. More college hoops action at EoPSports.com.
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