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2019 Schedule
8-4, 1st in Big East

No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final 4 rematch

Dedric Lawson had 28 points and 12 rebounds, Lagerald Vick scored 29, and top-ranked Kansas made enough free throws down the stretch to beat No. 17 Villanova 74-71 Saturday in a rematch of last season's Final Four showdown won by the Wildcats.

No. 1 Kansas holds off Nova in back-and-forth contest (1:53)
Booth throws down monster slam (0:25)
Lawson's big-time jumper puts Kansas up (0:30)
Paschall gets and-1 on slick pivot move (0:22)
Vick ignites The Phog with 3 (0:23)
Bey throws down big putback dunk (0:27)
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1dMyron Medcalf

There are some high stakes for Saturday's slate

We might not be in conference play yet, but Saturday's matchups still have some high stakes, including an undefeated team facing a feisty offense and a nearly must-win for the defending national champions.

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2dJeff Borzello

Studly recruits now struggling to be star freshmen

Why is Nassir Little coming off the bench? Will Bob Richey be the most sought-after coach at season's end? Let's go inside college basketball to get some answers.

Penn makes clutch plays down the stretch to upset No. 17 Nova (1:20)
Penn almost makes monumental mistake, upsets No. 17 Nova (1:32)
Paschall shows off athleticism with huge dunk (0:29)
Penn's Woods finishes through contact (0:30)
Penn's Wang knocks down 3 after great hustle (0:40)
Paschall throws down the big-time dunk (0:24)
Villanova's Booth drains deep 3 (0:17)
Bey jams it on the oop (0:25)
Villanova's Bey flies in for putback dunk (0:17)
Villanova's Paschall flashes post moves for dunk (0:22)
Temple's Alston steals and dunks (0:16)
Villanova pick-and-roll leads to slam (0:24)

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.0
Rebounds Per Game36.9
Assists Per Game13.8
Points Allowed66.0Tied-63rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record58-36
Championship Seasons1985, 2016
Tournament Appearances37