Big East Tournament - Villanova Downs St. John's 66-53 - Match Report
Villanova grabbed a 66-53 win over St. John's on Wednesday, behind an 18-point effort from Mouphtaou Yarou at Madison Square Garden.
Villanova was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4-point spread as an underdog.
Villanova got 15 points from Ryan Arcidiacono and another 12 points from JayVaughn Pinkston. Ryan Arcidiacono contributed 5 assists, while JayVaughn Pinkston cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
St. John's got a 16-point performance from Phil Greene IV, who was supported by 13 points from Jakarr Sampson. Sir'Dominic Pointer had 3 assists in a losing cause for St. John's, while Jakarr Sampson grabbed 9 rebounds.
The rebound battle favored Villanova as they grabbed 39 boards, while St. John's only had 34.