VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- Allan Ray scored 20 points to lead
Villanova to a 73-58 win over West Virginia on Saturday.
Villanova (12-7, 4-3 Big East) had four others score in double
figures: Randy Foye and Will Sheridan has 13 each, while Curtis
Sumpter and Mike Nardi each had 10.Tyrone Sally led the Mountaineers (11-8, 3-4) with 13. Patrick
Beilein scored 11 and Dor Fischer had 10.The teams exchanged leads eight times during the first 12
minutes, but Villanova went on a 19-7 run to take a 39-24 halftime
lead. Villanova shot 53 percent from the field in the first half
and scored 13 points off of eight West Virginia turnovers.West Virginia closed to within six at 52-46 with 8:44 to go in
the game. But the Wildcats went on an 18-7 run over the next 5:30
to seal the victory.Villanova's win sets up a Philadelphia Big 5 showdown with
cross-town rival and undefeated No. 3 Saint Joseph's on Monday.