|East||Connecticut Huskies (7) vs. Villanova Wildcats (2)||First Niagara Center (Buffalo, NY)||Saturday
|TBS||Verne Lundquist/Bill Raftery//Allie LaForce|
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