Scores

Final

Rutgers 51

(10-18, 3-12 Big East)

Villanova 74

(19-9, 7-7 Big East)

    4:00 PM ET, February 24, 2007

    The Pavilion (Villanova), Villanova, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    RUTG 18 3351
    VILL 45 2974

    Top Performers

    Rutgers: J. Inman 8 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Villanova: S. Reynolds 25 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Villanova 74, Rutgers 51

    Associated Press

    VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- Scottie Reynolds made six 3-pointers and scored 25 points as Villanova beat Rutgers 74-51 on Saturday.

    Curtis Sumpter scored 13 points, Dante Cunningham 12 and Mike Nardi 11 for the Wildcats (19-9, 7-7 Big East), who snapped a two-game losing streak.

    Villanova jumped out to a 13-2 lead and was never really threatened. Rutgers missed its first eight shots and managed just two free throws in the first eight minutes.

    Reynolds' fifth 3-pointer gave the Wildcats a 39-16 lead with 3:36 remaining in the first half. On the Wildcats' final possession of the first half, Reynolds took the inbounds pass and dribbled the length of the floor for a layup as time expired for a 45-18 advantage.

    Rutgers never got closer than 21 points the rest of the way.

    Marquis Webb scored 12 points and JR Inman had 14 rebounds for Rutgers (10-18, 3-12), which lost its third straight. The Scarlet Knights, who did not qualify for the Big East Tournament, close their regular season with a home game against Notre Dame on Saturday.

    Rutgers was held under 60 points for the 16th time this season.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RUTG
    VILL
    Points 51 74
    FG Made-Attempted 18-57 (.316) 23-56 (.411)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 9-21 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 19-25 (.760)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 32

    2006-07 Season

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