Rutgers Falls 71-63 Against Villanova - Game Recap

Villanova grabbed a 71-63 win over Rutgers on Monday, behind a 14-point effort from Darrun Hilliard at Villanova Pavilion.

Villanova did not, however, defeat Rutgers against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks.

Villanova got 14 points from Ryan Arcidiacono and another 14 points from JayVaughn Pinkston. Ryan Arcidiacono contributed 4 assists, while Mouphtaou Yarou cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Rutgers got a 24-point performance from Myles Mack, who was supported by 12 points from Kadeem Jack. Myles Mack had 5 assists in a losing cause for Rutgers, while Myles Mack grabbed 8 rebounds.

Villanova hit the break trailing 31-21 before taking care of business in the second half.

Rutgers won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-29.