Villanova vs Connecticut Wrap - Villanova Wins 70-61

Ryan Arcidiacono scored 25 points for Villanova on Saturday, leading them to a 70-61 victory over Connecticut at Gampel Pavilion.

Villanova was a 4.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Villanova got 14 points from JayVaughn Pinkston and another 11 points from James Bell. James Bell contributed 4 assists, while Mouphtaou Yarou cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.

Connecticut got 16 points from Omar Calhoun in a losing cause and another 13 points from DeAndre Daniels. Shabazz Napier contributed 10 assists for them, while Omar Calhoun had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Connecticut were victorious, as the score was 33-30 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Villanova as they grabbed 41 boards, while Connecticut only had 25.