Villanova Wildcats

#21 Overall 3rd in BIGE Tournament Odds: 78.3%
2019-20 Season
#26 ‐ #166 Off-Def
#26 Offense
#166 Defense
#21 Overall

Jalen Brunson’s 31 points leads Villanova past Providence in overtime for Big East championship

Villanova Wildcats guard Jalen Brunson scored 31 points on 12-for-23 shooting Saturday, to go with 6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 1 steal in a 76-66 overtime win over the Providence Friars.

What It Means:

Villanova is on a mission this year, and they looked poised to take the top seed in the NCAA Tournament. Brunson has been a big reason why, as he has now scored 31 points four times this season.

Villanova is the number-one team in numberFire's power rankings, and our models project them as a 1-seed in the tournament.