Recap - Villanova Defeats Lafayette 75-59
Villanova earned a 75-59 victory over Lafayette on Friday, getting 24 points from James Bell at Villanova Pavilion.
JayVaughn Pinkston had 22 points for Villanova and Darrun Hilliard chipped in with 13 points. Darrun Hilliard had 7 assists for them, while Daniel Ochefu was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Lafayette got 15 points from Seth Hinrichs in a losing cause and another 13 points from Joey Ptasinski. Nick Lindner contributed 7 assists for them, while Seth Hinrichs had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Villanova were victorious, as the score was 29-27 at the break.
Villanova won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-32.