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Notes/Quotes from Villanova: “I’m not jumping off a cliff. We’ll be ready for Cincinnati.”

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UConn was pounded on the boards and inept in the backcourt Saturday against Villanova. The end result: A major letdown following the exhilarating victory over Syracuse Wednesday. The Huskies (17-7, 7-5 Big East) gave up second, third and fourth chances to the Wildcats, the league’s No. 1 rebounding team. It’s tough to win when you […] [Read More]
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Villanova 70, UConn 61

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Just three days after it knocked off No. 6 Syracuse, UConn played an uninspiring second half and fell 70-61 to unranked Villanova at the XL Center. STAR OF THE GAME: Villanova freshman guard Ryan Arcidiacono scored 17 of his game-high 25 points in the first half. He hit a few 3-pointers and handed out assists […] [Read More]
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Halftime: UConn 33, Villanova 30

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Shabazz Napier didn’t score a single point in Saturday’s first half against Villanova. Still, the junior point guard made all the difference, dishing out six assists in nine minutes to help UConn take a 33-30 lead into the break. Napier picked up his second foul at the 16:49 mark and didn’t return until nine minutes […] [Read More]
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Gameday and updates: Villanova at UConn

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WHEN: Today, noon WHERE: XL Center RECORDS: Villanova 15-10, 6-6 Big East; UConn 17-6, 7-4 LINES: UConn by 6 1/2 ON THE AIR: ESPN (Mike Patrick, Len Elmore); WTIC-AM 1080 (Joe D’Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) UP NEXT: Thursday vs. Cincinnati, 7, XL Center (ESPN/ESPN2) VILLANOVA Ryan Arcidiacono G 6-3 Fr.: 11.4 ppg, 34% FG Darrun Hilliard […] [Read More]
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