The Panthers (4-3) took the lead for good on a dunk by Corey Law that made it 7-5, stretched the margin to 43-26 at halftime and opened the second half with an 18-0 run that included nine points by Edwards.
Johnson & Wales (3-11), a U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association team, scored just 10 points in the second half, making 4 of 31 shots (12.9 percent). The 63-point margin of defeat matched the Wildcats' most lopsided this season, a 109-46 loss to North Carolina Central on Nov. 12.
NCAA title-game hero Kris Jenkins says he will withdraw his name for the NBA draft and will return to Villanova for his senior season.
Andy Katz breaks down the likelihood of Villanova, Syracuse, North Carolina or Oklahoma making a run to the Final Four next season.
Florida State has announced that Xavier Rathan-Mayes will return to the court for his junior season. The 6-foot-4 guard declared for the NBA draft last month but did not hire an agent.