Villanova Defeats Delaware 84-80 - Recap

Villanova got a 26-point performance from JayVaughn Pinkston as they ran past Delaware 84-80 on Friday at Villanova Pavilion.

Villanova won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 18.5-point spread.

James Bell had 16 points for Villanova and Darrun Hilliard chipped in with 15 points. Darrun Hilliard had 6 assists for them, while Daniel Ochefu was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Delaware got 27 points from Davon Usher in a losing cause and another 17 points from Kyle Anderson. Jarvis Threatt contributed 8 assists for them, while Carl Baptiste had 8 rebounds.

Villanova led at halftime, 43-40.

Villanova won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-32.