Villanova vs Providence Wrap - Villanova Wins 82-79
Villanova got 21 points from Ryan Arcidiacono as they ran past Providence 82-79 on Tuesday at Dunkin Donuts Center.
Villanova earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 5-point spread.
Villanova got 20 points from JayVaughn Pinkston and another 17 points from James Bell. Ryan Arcidiacono contributed 6 assists, while James Bell cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Providence got a 22-point performance from Bryce Cotton, who was supported by 21 points from Kadeem Batts. Bryce Cotton had 9 assists in a losing cause for Providence, while Tyler Harris grabbed 12 rebounds.
The rebound battle favored Providence as they grabbed 45 boards, while Villanova only had 34.