Villanova vs Saint Louis

Saint Louis 80, Villanova 68

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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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Scoreboard
Villanova (4-1)343468
Saint Louis (5-0) «384280

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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
 48.1%76.5% 
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
 51%63.6% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Seton Hall0-04-037
St. Johns0-04-034
Villanova0-04-0232
Xavier0-04-057
Georgetown0-03-0200
Creighton0-04-138
Providence0-04-144
Butler0-03-1167
Marquette0-03-258
DePaul0-01-2187

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UMass0-03-1153
Davidson0-02-115
Duquesne0-02-1218
Rhode Island0-02-117
Saint Josephs0-02-155
St. Bona.0-02-1327
Saint Louis0-03-242
George Mason0-03-3199
La Salle0-03-3123
VCU0-03-3237
Dayton0-02-2138
Geo. Wash.0-02-2233
Fordham0-01-3143
Richmond0-01-4239
 
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
BRAD 43
Monmth 73 Final
VANDY 95
SC 62 Final
NC 87