Villanova Defeats South Florida 61-53 - Recap

Villanova got 16 points from Mouphtaou Yarou as they ran past South Florida 61-53 on Wednesday at Sun Dome.

Villanova won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs.

Villanova got 15 points from JayVaughn Pinkston and another 12 points from Daniel Ochefu. Ryan Arcidiacono contributed 3 assists, while Mouphtaou Yarou cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.

South Florida got 12 points from Victor Rudd in a losing cause and another 11 points from Anthony Collins. Anthony Collins contributed 4 assists for them, while Jawanza Poland had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Villanova were victorious, as the score was 34-20 at the break.

Villanova had a 42-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.