Recap - Villanova Defeats Pennsylvania 77-54
The battle between Villanova and Pennsylvania didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Pennsylvania was handed a 77-54 defeat on Wednesday at Villanova Pavilion.
Villanova was an 18-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Villanova got 19 points from Darrun Hilliard and another 14 points from James Bell. Dylan Ennis contributed 5 assists, while James Bell cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Pennsylvania got a 17-point performance from Miles Jackson-Cartwright, who was supported by 12 points from Darien Nelson-Henry. Tony Bagtas had 9 assists in a losing cause for Pennsylvania, while Fran Dougherty grabbed 9 rebounds.
Villanova led at halftime, 46-28.
Pennsylvania won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-40.