It didn’t take long for Villanova to shrug off their losing streak, dominating Canisus to the tune of 83-56. Not only was the win a much needed confidence builder for the team, but it now guarantees that the ‘Cats will get a shot at a ranked team this Sunday. But first, they have to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
OK State had their own impressive win, beating down Penny Hardaway’s Memphis Tigers by 20 points. Six of their players put up double digits, including two off the bench. Junior guard Thomas Dziagwa led the team with 14 points and shot 4 of 6 from behind the arc.
The teams are set for an early tip-off at 11:30 AM, with the winner advancing to the Championship game Sunday against either #14 Florida State or #19 LSU.
Matchup: Villanova Wildcats vs Oklahoma State Cowboys
Venue: HP Field House (Orlando, FL)
Time: 11:30 AM EST
Live Stream: Watch ESPN
Odds: (Not Posted Thursday Night)
Villanova Club Game Watches
Northern: Mills Tavern, 125 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ
New York City: Brazen Fox, 106 3rd Ave, New York, NY
Low Country: The Dry Dock, 840 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC
Drink That Guarantees The Win: Yuengling Lager
The Wildcats traveled from Pennsylvania to Florida for this tournament, and Yuengling happens to have breweries in both states. A perfect compliment to a leftover lunch and Villanova Basketball.