EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Tyson Walker scored 22 points and Michigan State held off a late Villanova rally to pull out a 73-71 victory on Friday Night.
Walker's jumper with 1:58 left gave the Spartans a 70-63 lead, but Eric Dixon answered with a 3 to cut the Villanova deficit to 70-66, and after trading layups, Caleb Daniels stole the ball from Michigan State's Joey Hauser with 53 seconds left and Jordan Longino drained the 3-pointer to get the Wildcats within one, 72-71.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Eric Dixon's 17 points helped Villanova defeat Delaware State 60-50 on Monday night.
Dixon added seven rebounds for the Wildcats (2-1). Brandon Slater scored 15 points and added five rebounds.
Damian Dunn drew a foul on a driving layup with 1.1 seconds left and made both free throws as Temple beat No. 16 Villanova 68-64 on Friday night, sending the Owls’ fans into two court-storming frenzies.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The four blueblood programs that have descended upon the Superdome for the Final Four all have the ability to recruit on a national scale, their coaches able to hop aboard a jet on a moment's notice to sit in a living room or take in a game.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Collin Gillespie saw Eric Dixon out of the corner of his eye and sent a cross-court pass that doubled as permission to let it fly.
So Dixon did, knocking down the biggest shot of his team's season, one that sent the second-seeded Wildcats back to familiar territory against a familiar opponent on a familiar stage.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — If the shot-for-shot battle down the stretch between Providence and Villanova was a sneak peek of what's ahead in March, Madison Square Garden may be in for quite a show.
Caleb Daniels scored 20 points, Eric Dixon added 15 and Collin Gillespie 14 as No.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Justin Moore couldn’t find the range in the first half, but he didn’t alter his approach.
Moore scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half to lead No. 10 Villanova to a 74-66 victory over Georgetown on Saturday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Playing on injured ankles that has limited their capabilities, Justin Moore and Collin Gillespie stepped up when Villanova needed them most Saturday afternoon.
Moore scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half while Gillespie grabbed a critical offensive rebound inside the final minute to help the No.
NEW YORK (AP) — Collin Gillespie was able to play — he just couldn't score. And still Villanova hung on.
Justin Moore scored 16 points on a sore ankle and the No. 15 Wildcats held off a furious late charge by St.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Collin Gillespie received a roaring ovation from nearly 19,000 fans when Villanova's leading scorer returned to the bench after a sprained right ankle sent him to the locker room.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Caleb Daniels blocked a shot into the student section in the waning minutes and came right for a driving bucket that sealed one more Villanova win.
Now comes the hard part for the Wildcats: a defining stretch that could determine which team wins the Big East.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Collin Gillespie scored 21 points, Justin Moore had 16 and No. 14 Villanova held off No. 17 Xavier 64-60 on Wednesday night.
Moore, the reigning Big East player of the week, scored 10 points in the second half and finished with nine rebounds to help the Wildcats (12-4, 5-1 Big East) win their fifth straight.
CHICAGO (AP) — Collin Gillespie scored a season-high 28 points, and No. 19 Villanova beat DePaul 79-64 on Saturday.
After a slow start, Gillespie shot 5 of 9 and went 5 of 5 at the free throw line in the second half as the Wildcats (11-4, 4-1 Big East) earned their fourth straight win.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Justin Moore scored 12 of his 17 points after halftime and Caleb Daniels added 16 points to lead No. 23 Villanova to a 71-58 victory over No. 18 Xavier on Tuesday night.
Collin Gillespie and Eric Dixon each had 15 points for the Wildcats (8-4, 1-1 Big East), who bounced back from consecutive blowout losses.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Not much was expected of Creighton this season, not with its roster full of newcomers.
The Bluejays might be better than thought, judging by their performance against Villanova on Friday night.
SEATTLE (AP) — Jaden Shackelford scored 20 of his 28 points in the first half, Jahvon Quinerly and JD Davison both hit key 3-pointers later, and No. 16 Alabama held off Gonzaga’s big second-half rally for a 91-82 win over the third-ranked Bulldogs.
VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Collin Gillespie scored 23 points to lead No. 6 Villanova to an 81-52 victory over Saint Joseph’s on Saturday.
Justin Moore added 16 points and Eric Dixon had 12 for the short-handed Wildcats (6-2), who won their 10th straight in a series dating to 1921 between the Big Five rivals that are separated by just seven miles.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Collin Gillespie scored 13 points in a balanced team effort, and No. 7 Villanova beat La Salle 72-46 on Sunday night.
Brandon Slater added 12 points and Caleb Daniels and Eric Dixon each had 11 for the Wildcats (4-2), who played for the first time since a Nov.