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Marquette vs. Villanova Basketball: The Day After Stats, Highlights, & Articles

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On Saturday, Villanova continued to improve its résumé to earn an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament with an upset of #17/20 Marquette. The win moves Nova to 18-10 (9-6).

  • Villanova is currently in a three-game win streak.
  • Villanova beat the spread by 2.5 points- the 16th time this season.
  • In "Close Games" (within 5 points), Nova is 6-3.
  • Nova is 12-2 in games where they have 13 or more assists. The Wildcats had 13 assists on 19 field goals against Marquette.
  • The WIldcats are 6-1 when they hold their opponent to under 57 points.

Darrun Hilliard

  • His 22 points accounted for 36.6% of the team's total.
  • Hilliard has led the Villanova in scoring 7 times this season.
  • Darrun's three 3-pointers ties a career high.
  • It was the third 20-point game of Hilliard's career.

Mouphtaou Yarou

  • Yarou and Ryan Arcidiacono tallied 46% of the team's rebounds.
  • Yarou has led the team in rebounding in 11 games this season.
  • Big Mouph has four straight double-digit point games.

Ryan Arcidiacono

  • Has three straight double-digit point games.

JayVaughn Pinkston

  • Has six straight double-digit point games.

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