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NCAA Tournament 2014: Villanova and Connecticut History

East Connecticut Huskies (7) vs. Villanova Wildcats (2) First Niagara Center (Buffalo, NY) Saturday
TBS Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery//Allie LaForce
"Villanova and Connecticut have had some monster games." -Jay Wright

The Villanova Wildcats and Connecticut Huskies have their next date set fas these two former conference foes face off in the Round of 32 of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.

Following the 'Cats win over Milwaukee, Head Coach Jay Wright noted, "Villanova and Connecticut have had some monster games." This will be the first on in the Big Dance though.

Here is a historical look at those games.

Villanova vs. Connecticut: Overall, 33W, 30L

In the BIG EAST Regular Season: 28W, 27L

In the BIG EAST Tournament: 3W, 2L

First Meeting: 1/31/1941 Villanova, 40-35

Last Meeting: 2/16/2013 Villanova, 70-61

Longest Winning Streak: Villanova 14 (1982-88)

Current Streak: Villanova, 1 Win

Jay Wright vs. Connecticut: 5-11

Kevin Ollie vs. Villanova: 0-1

In the NCAA Tournament

Connecticut Stat Villanova
3 Championships 1
4 Final 4s 4
10 Elite 8s 12
16 Sweet 16s 16
32 NCAAs 34