2:10 PM ET, March 18, 2011
Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
CLEVELAND -- George Mason's Mike Morrison held his favorite T-shirt with a you-gotta-believe slogan that his team might have another remarkable run in them to match 2006."We ARE this year's George Mason."
In A Villa-nosedive
Villanova began the season 16-1 but then collapsed. The Wildcats finished 5-11 in their final 16 games, failing in nearly every phase of the game.
|1st 17 Games||Last 16 Games|
Sign Of Things To Come?
Four of the last six teams to defeat Villanova in the NCAA tournament have gone on to win the championship.
|'11 George Mason||?|
|'10 Saint Mary's||Sweet 16|
|'09 North Carolina||National Champion|
|'08 Kansas||National Champion|
|'07 Kentucky||Round of 32|
|'06 Florida||National Champion|
|'05 North Carolina||National Champion|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||19-52 (.365)||21-52 (.404)|
|3P Made-Attempted||7-22 (.318)||4-14 (.286)|
|FT Made-Attempted||12-17 (.706)||15-24 (.625)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||19 (0/0)||15 (0/0)|
|» Mar 18, 2011||@GMU 61, VILL 57||Recap|
Following a win over then No. 3 Syracuse on January 22, Villanova moved up to No. 7 in the ESPN/USA today coaches poll with a 17-2 record. But they were absolutely awful down the stretch going 4-10 in their last 14 games including losses in their last 6 games.[+]
Nova-caine Needed - Villanova This Season
Villanova began the season 16-1 in their first 17 games, but after that it was a total collapse. They finish 5-11 in their final 16 games, failing in nearly every basic phase of the game:[+]
Villanova Wildcats - This Season
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