Scores

Final

Delaware 65

(3-8, 1-5 away)

Villanova 75

(7-4, 4-2 home)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    4:00 PM ET, December 16, 2012

    The Pavilion, Villanova, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    DEL 28 3765
    NOVA 32 4375

    Top Performers

    Delaware: D. Saddler 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Villanova: J. Pinkston 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Villanova 75, Delaware 65

    Associated Press

    VILLANOVA, Pa. -- JayVaughn Pinkston scored 19 points and James Bell had 14 to lead Villanova to a 75-65 win over Delaware on Sunday.

    Daniel Ochefu scored 11 points and Darrun Hilliard had 10 points to help the Wildcats (7-4) win their third straight game. Villanova played for the first time since it announced it was one of seven Big East schools separating from the conference so they can build a league focused on basketball.

    Devon Saddler led the Blue Hens (3-8) with 19 points and Jarvis Threatt had 15.

    The Wildcats improved their career record against Delaware to 11-0.

    Pinkston hit a 3 in the second half to give Villanova a 10-point lead and Hilliard added one a short time later to make it 46-35. The long-range shots helped the Wildcats build an 18-point lead.

    The Wildcats hit 10 of 24 3-point attempts. Villanova outrebounded Delaware 43-27 and dominated on the offensive glass.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    DEL
    NOVA
    Points 65 75
    FG Made-Attempted 21-48 (.438) 28-62 (.452)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 10-24 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-28 (.679) 9-15 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 18

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