12:30 PM ET, March 18, 2010
Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Scottie Reynolds learned a lesson starting the game on the bench.Once in the game, he delivered a teachable moment of his own to 15th-seeded Robert Morris: Don't let a Final Four-tested team like Villanova off the hook.
• The Wildcats overcame a slow start and avoid being the fifth No. 2 seed to be upended by a No. 15 seed in the history of the tournament.
• Scottie Reynolds and Corey Fisher did not start the game for the Wildcats and the Colonials built a nine point lead in the first half.
• The Wildcats made an 11-3 run to force overtime.
• The win was the Wildcats' third in their last eight games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
NCAA Mens Tournament
PROVIDENCE, RI - MARCH 18: Head coach Mike Rice of the Robert Morris Colonials talks with Velton Jones #3 in the...(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||22-55 (.400)||18-51 (.353)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-20 (.250)||6-22 (.273)|
|FT Made-Attempted||21-26 (.808)||31-40 (.775)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||31 (0/0)||19 (0/0)|
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