Five BIG EAST teams tasted victory on Saturday by an average of 19 points. The lone defeat was a two-point decision.
Villanova, ranked 10th in this week’s AP poll, used a 16-0 run late in the first half en route to a 78-54 win over Ohio at Wells Fargo Center. Some younger Wildcats led the offense with sophomore Saddiq Bey scoring 19 points. Freshman Justin Moore added 18 points. Freshman Jeremiah Robinson-Earl had 11 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and four steals.
DePaul is 5-0 for the first time since 1986-87 after a 75-54 win against Cornell.