Nova moves on to the next round after victory. The Villanova Wildcats (18-6) have struggled mightily since losing their superstar, Collin Gillespie. They opened up the NCAA Tournament over Winthrop (23-2), 73-63.
For #5 ‘Nova to pull off a win over the #12 Winthrop all involved knew it would have to be a team effort. That is exactly what they got.
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl led the way with a 22 point outburst and was aided by 15 from Justin Moore 10 from Caleb Daniels.
DJ Burns led Winthrop with an even dozen. The Wildcats take on #13 North Texas on Sunday. Nova moves on to the next round after victory.