Villanova vs Saint Louis

Saint Louis 80, Villanova 68


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Jordair Jett scored 19 points, and Saint Louis used its long-range shooting to beat Villanova 80-68 Friday in the semifinals of the 76 Classic.

Saint Louis hit 14 of 27 3-pointers. Kyle Cassity made four 3s and Cody Ellis had three.

The Billikens (5-0) advanced to the tournament's championship game and will play the winner of Oklahoma-Santa Clara on Sunday.

Maalik Wayns' career-high 29 points led Villanova (4-1), and James Bell added 16 points.

The Billikens trailed by 10 points in the first half before hitting six 3-pointers as part of a 20-2 run that resulted in an eight-point lead. Saint Louis had nine 3-pointers, and only five two-point baskets, in the opening half to lead 38-34 at halftime.

Brian Conklin's layup gave the Billikens their largest lead at 58-44 with 12:05 to play.

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Villanova Wildcats
M. Yarou, F244-60-12028
M. Wayns, G3510-208-1064229
J. Bell, G296-100-042316
D. Hilliard, G280-20-14450
D. Cheek, G272-61-15045
J. Pinkston191-62-23024
M. Sutton141-10-03022
A. Yacoubou100-02-20002
M. Kennedy91-10-01112
T. Johnson50-00-00200
Totals 25-5213-1731132168
Saint Louis Billikens
B. Conklin, F353-83-47209
D. Evans, F241-52-25125
R. Loe, F93-50-01028
K. Cassity, G334-70-031312
K. Mitchell, G223-91-32439
J. Jett317-83-662119
C. Ellis203-65-711314
C. Remekun141-20-00032
M. McCall101-10-01322
J. Manning20-00-00000
Totals 26-5114-2229141980
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Johns10-821-1244
Seton Hall6-1216-1597

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island13-523-1066
Geo. Wash.10-822-1384
St. Bona.10-818-13121
La Salle8-1017-16101
Saint Joes7-1113-18178
George Mason4-149-22222
Saint Louis3-1511-21272
Other games
UCF 68 Final
UConn 63
HARV 46 Final
Florida St 41
Stanford 63 Final
Syracuse 69
VALPO 47 Final
Ohio St 80
Ohio 54 Final
Louisville 59
PITT 78 Final
Penn 58
Jville 62 Final
Florida 107
Georgia 56 Final
XAV 70
UTMA 50 Final
Miss St 76
Wisc 66 Final
Monmth 73 Final
VAN 95
SC 62 Final
NC 87