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2017 Schedule
18-9, 4th in Big East

Recruiting Nation: Trae Young picks Oklahoma

Matt Schick interviews Oklahoma commit Trae Young. Plus, Paul Biancardi on how coaching changes impact basketball recruiting & a discussion on Jim Harbaugh's contentious hire.

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5dEamonn Brennan

Bubble Watch: Big East Conference

Villanova remains the only lock for the NCAA tournament from the Big East, but Butler, Xavier and Creighton should be in. Providence joins Seton Hall, Georgetown and Marquette as teams that still have work left to do.

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6dJoe Lunardi

Bracketology: Northwestern rises to No. 7 seed

The Wildcats appear to be bracket bound for the first time ever. They're joined by Iowa State (steady), Saint Mary's (falling) and Xavier (falling) on the No. 7 line.

Villanova drops Xavier for fifth straight win (0:32)

John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

The likelihood of a (remarkable) fourth consecutive 16-2 record in Big East play for Villanova just improved significantly. The Wildcats are 11-2 after their 73-57 win at Xavier. Jay Wright's team has road tests remaining at DePaul, Seton Hall and Georgetown, as well as home games against Butler and Creighton.

Villanova executes perfect alley-oop (0:18)
Nova's DiVincenzo hammers baseline slam (0:19)
Villanova's Bridges swats it away (0:20)

An important Big East contest

Villanova will head to the Cintas Center on Saturday to face 24th-ranked Xavier. ESPN's BPI thinks the No. 2 Wildcats have a more than solid shot at getting the win. But a victory by the Musketeers would even the number of conference losses for both teams. Preview

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12dEamonn Brennan

Bubble Watch: How deep can the Big East go?

Villanova is a lock, and Butler, Creighton and Xavier will likely be in the NCAA tournament, too. As for the rest? Seton Hall, Georgetown and Marquette have a lot of work to do.

Capital One Cup Impact Performance Winner (0:24)

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.9Tied-147th
Rebounds Per Game38.843rd
Assists Per Game15.186th
Points Allowed70.8139th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record24-26
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances26